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He left from school. He had his backpack and his homework. He didn't get to hug his mom.
She left from home. There wasn’t time to pack much, they had to get going. She wasn’t sure what to grab, so she just stuffed things into the garbage bag blindly. Turned out to be clothing from last season. She will have to wear a sweater and long pants tomorrow, even though it will be 84 degrees
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Dear Ms. 6,
You arrived in a storm.
It’s okay, I whispered, sliding under the kitchen table next to you. I’m scared of storms, too.
I didn’t sleep the first
night week month ever again, slipping into your room to make sure you’re still there. “If you get sick, or scared, or hurt,” I reminded you endlessly, “you just come into my room and wake me up, or call my name, and
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May is National Foster Care Month. It is a month to reflect upon the confusing system that is foster care, to keep children in care, foster parents, biological parents, foster siblings (the children of foster parents), foster care workers, judges, lawyers, GALs, CASA workers, and everyone else in your thoughts. And for some of our foster parents, it is the right time to reflect back upon why they choose to foster.
Mama B is one