A Battle Cry!

The emotional up and down’s feel so heavy at times. The Decisions that need to be made. The lack of control I have on the situation. I need others to fall as desperately in love as I am. But I am so weary from lack of sleep it all feels so overwhelming. So at 3am…

Fear and a new week

What do you Fear? There’s Algophobia- Fear of pain. Obviously I don’t suffer from this after having 4 babies! There’s Aphenphosmphobia- Fear of being touched. Again…..mum. There are always children touching and climbing all over me! What about Isolophobia- Fear of solitude, being alone. For me, that would be a dream! Just a few minutes…

Indescribable small family Devotions.

Little Devotions for your family today. We are looking at Day 2 – the day when God divided the waters which covered the earth. He placed the sky between the ‘waters above’ and the ‘waters below’. So much to think of and explore with your kids today. Eat – Try some Blue Jelly or add…

1 Week 1 Story

Doing something a little new on the blog today. Being a family on mission to love others as we love ourselves is great to say, but I wanted a way that we can help our kids understand ‘why’ we live this way as well as share with other families how they can do something little…

Are his parents druggies?

Probably one of the biggest questions we are asked. Once you enter the Foster Care System, you see pretty quickly how choices can have tragic consequences. Drugs, Alcohol, Domestic Violence, Prison. Children born into families that have experienced generational dysfunction. Once you have seen, you can’t unsee. Luke 4:18 has Jesus stand up and read…

Who holds you up?

I voluntarily work for a Ministry Organisation called MOPS – Mother’s of Preschoolers. Globally MOPS believes that Better Mums make a Better World. The action of sitting down regularly with a group of women who are spit up stained and tired with Wiggles songs running around their heads helps to bring some perspective to your…

Foster Care the Dr Suess way

I’m in Melbourne today at a training and planning day with Ark Australia. So excited about the day and what it could mean. But just wanted to pop this quote here. Don’t be seeking balance in your life. Balance means you are retreating from something. Search for passion! What are you passionate about and what…

Are you tired?

I am feeling tired today. Not tired from looking after the kids or because the baby is teething, more of that ‘life tired’. Lots of little disappointments along the way to trying to achieve your goals. Once you enter the Fostering world, little disappointments are a constant companion. The disappointments might be around your own…

People you should get to know

If you are a Foster carer, support person, social worker, Pastor or interested in learning more, there are some voices in the foster care community that you should be following! Here are 5 digital spaces that will leave you inspired, encouraged, convicted and sometimes just plain broken hearted. 1 – Jason Johnson – Perhaps known…