Category Archives: foster care

Vanessa’s Story: Part Two

My first post of this series shared how Vanessa came to be in our family. In this post, I want to give you a peek into my brain and thought process when we first heard about a relative placement. Vanessa’s … Continue reading

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Vanessa’s Story: Part One

I have wanted to post about our last foster care journey for a long time now. In foster care things have to stay confidential, so I wanted to wait until baby Vanessa was officially adopted before I published her story (with her mama’s permission of course!) Vanessa’s story … Continue reading

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From the Diaries of a Foster Mom…

Life has been crazy in the Pierre home this year… I can’t believe we are already 1/3rd of the way through 2012.  It is flying by. I’m not gonna lie, adjusting to being a mama of 4 kids has been…an adjustment.  … Continue reading

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Differences between birthing and fostering…

Is there a difference between having had my biological son and fostering with the hopes to adopt? Or adoption in general? Yes, there are several differences. There are many, many more similarities, but the reality is there are some differences … Continue reading

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Foolish to Foster?

On Wednesday, our family will be opening our license for foster care again. We will be getting a baby girl somewhere between the ages of newborn and 3 months old. It has been interesting to hear people’s reactions as we … Continue reading

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we’ve got a due date! :)

Vermon and I have been saying “sometime in November” for a few weeks now, but when exactly has remained up in the air. Back in August when we made the decision to become parents again, November felt a long time … Continue reading

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Open doors, permanent walls

Marcel attempted to explain to my dad what our family is like. His explanation went something like this:     “Grampy, our family is kinda like a house that always has open doors. The Pierres are the walls, so we’re permanent. No … Continue reading

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