Archives by Tag 'Foster parenting'

Meet Lily, Our New Daughter.

By jreighley - Last updated: Saturday, March 17, 2012

Well, I have been absent from the blog world for the most part for the last 7 months, so I ought to catch you guys all up with what has been happening with our family.   For years, every time my wife would hold a new baby I would ask her, Do you want another […]

The adventure

By jreighley - Last updated: Friday, February 4, 2011

My wife and I have found ourselves in the process of seeking a foster parenting license from the State of Washington. Many people ask, are you crazy?   And our answer has to be “Apparently so”  It wasn’t something we sought to do – we just became acquainted with a youngster that may need a permanent […]

The River of Sin.

By jreighley - Last updated: Wednesday, January 26, 2011

The past couple weeks, my wife and I have been taking a Foster Parenting Class, and I learned a ton. The state’s adoption worker came in and said as far as the courts seem to be concerned nearly all foster children are “special needs” -to one degree or another.   They have all been through painful […]