This is our story.

It’s time to start telling more of the story.

I’ve been putting off sharing here about our foster care journey because when you’re in the middle of it, it’s just so hard.

It’s hard to find time. It’s hard to explain. It’s hard to live.

The foster care system is far from perfect. It’s messy and moving and sometimes just plain ridiculous.

And at the same time, I am the mama to two precious girls. Girls that I would have never known without this messy system.

So while there are countless reasons to run away from systems that are broken, we have chosen instead to engage. In fact, it’s sort of my thing now. Foster care advocacy. I’m not even sure that’s a thing. But I’m making it one.

So here’s my story (powered by lots of coffee and essential oils).

Fostering. Community Outreach. Raising a family. Leading a church.

Making a difference in my little corner of the world.