Bursting the Bubble

I can change the world, with my own two hands.- Ben Harper

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In the last few days, I have heard of several children sleeping in CPS offices or going to shelters, because they had no place to send them, no available homes. Some of these children were babies. I wish we were able to do both domestic and international care, but we aren’t, or I would make space for these little ones. Please, if you’ve ever considered being a foster parent, look into it now. There is a serious shortage of homes, and babies shouldn’t be the ones to pay for their parent’s bad choices.
If you can’t foster, volunteer as a CASA, provide help and babysitting to foster families, be an advocate/mentor/champion. These are our children, the kids our children are growing up with. They are the future.

Please help.

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A Willing Heart

Every  birthday, from the time I was very small, I waited at the door for my father, until the candles would burn down almost too small, and he never came. My abuela would tell me he wasn’t coming, that my father didn’t love me, and still I waited, every year.

Flower and I were discussing her childhood yesterday*, and she shared this heartbreaking story with me. She longed for her father, for a…

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