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A Foster Care Journey : You Are Welcome Here

Our letter board started as an announcement and has become a reminder of our family mission and foster care journey: all are welcome here. Family Mission When you walk through our front door there is a letter board on the wall just past the entryway that says :  YOU ARE WELCOME HERE Before it said …

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Shoulders Back: Lessons in Resilience for, and from, My Girls

“Shoulders back, Nicole Jo,” chided my mother time and time…and time…again. A habit of hunching my shoulders has plagued me all my life, equal parts due to genetics and insecurity. This simple phrase was my mother’s way to guard me against poor posture and remind me to be confident. These words linger today, an angel …

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