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The Power of Priorities

Our priorities have immense power, but our whole lives can seem to be out of whack when we get the order wrong. So how do we make sure to get our priorities right? And what…
Jami Kaeb
March 1, 2021
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Letting Go When You’re Attached

I suppose there is this moment in every parent’s journey. We know it’s coming at the start. The number of days that your child will grow within the walls of your home is limited. There…
Holly Gnuse
October 15, 2020
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Reunification & Longing for Change

We’re on the cusp of reunification. Here, as we near the end, this isn’t what I thought it would be like. I wanted to feel secure in knowing that the same patterns would not repeat…
Holly Gnuse
October 1, 2020
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5 Ways to Make Visit Days Great

Visit days are the worst. And visit days are, arguably, one of the most important days for our children. It's paradoxical—much like the rest of foster care—holding two strong emotions in the same breath. If…
Holly Gnuse
August 20, 2020
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3 Powerful Lessons Foster Care Has Taught Me

Foster care has changed me. It's changed our family. Change isn't wrong; in fact, I think this change has been good—though hard—for us. I've had to think about things differently. Here are three powerful lessons…
Jami Kaeb
August 3, 2020