Fostering UNITY

This week has been crazy already and it’s only Tuesday. Between training for work, assisting my nephew with his virtual learning and make sure my foster kiddo does her stuff on time….I didn’t get to eat lunch until after 3:30p. When I signed up to work for Fostering UNITY, I didn’t know my kiddo would come back to me. Now I almost feel like I bit off more than I can chew. But if other people can do it, so can I!! I’m sure in 2 weeks after trainings are over, I will feel much better.

Regardless of how overwhelming everything seems right now, I am beyond ecstatic to work with this group of amazing people.

If you are or about to become a foster parent in Los Angeles County, please join this group and you will see what I am raving about!

Fostering UNITY fb page

News flash

As one door closes, another door opens. Most of the time, things happens for a reason. Therefore we should be patient and see what happens next.

Staying busy

Last few days I have been keeping busy with my niece(s) and nephew. (Yes I call my sister’s dog, my fur niece πŸ₯°)

Just wanted to do a quick entry to say what’s up.

Goodbye

This was it, time to say goodbye. I did not know how hard it was going to be. My lungs feel like flattened balloons and that I had bricks on my chest.

How a little five year old changed our world in three short months, I would never have thought possible.

I will never forget you….

So many emotions

Three months ago today foster daughter came into our life and opened our eyes to so many different things. Kiddo definitely taught me patience is more than a virtue, its a skill that is a must have. Communication is absolutely necessary. Last but not least, love and positive modeling is a great way to teach them without them knowing it.

We known for over a week that she is leaving us and we couldn’t say anything. We have to hide our sadness and dismay. Now she’s been notified, we can hug it out whenever we feel down because of it.

Now not only trying to stay positive for myself, have to be positive for all of us. Trying to reassure her how great everything will be when in truth… we do not know what it will be like.

Who is going to be strong for me?

 

 

 

Resources for kids

It’s been a wild week and half. I guess my dream of becoming a teacher has come true. With limited resources, we are making the best of it. After days of researching, I decided to put together some of the thing I found extremely useful with my kiddo.

Click on the link at the bottom for a list of resources. Let me know what other ones you have used and like that’s not on here!

Do not forget to have fun and relax once in awhile. Go grab your warm drink and cuddle up to watch Tokyo Disney, Disney Sea.

Resources for kids at home JM