Foster Parent

It’s hard to be a foster kid…

Somedays it is just super hard to be a foster kid. Yesterday was one of those days. To read a little backstory go here http://viewfromthebeachchair.com/ptsd-in-foster-kids/.  Yesterday was one of those days where the suitcase came open. It all started when she woke up.  I could tell she was tired.  She was not grouchy or unhappy.  She just woke up hard.  …

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National School Choice Week…

This week is National School Choice Week!   “NSCW recognizes all K-12 options, including traditional public schools, public charter schools, public magnet schools, private schools, online academies, and homeschooling. Started in 2011, NSCW is now the world’s largest annual celebration of opportunity in education. Over the past seven years, there have been more than 58,000 NSCW events planned across the country …

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The perfect mom in the pick up line…

We all know her.  That perfect mom.  That mom that ALWAYS comes in looking perfectly coiffed.  Her hair is never out of order.  Her outfit is perfectly matched right down to her accessories.  Her children are clean and well behaved.  They have manners.  They are just as adorable as she is.  Matching outfits at times.  Outfits…like things bought together…not just …

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