Here are 5 tips to help you prepare bedrooms for foster placements. I’ve also included a printable checklist to help you prepare.

I remember like it was yesterday….the day my son shattered my heart into a million pieces using THOSE words. THOSE words that every adoptive mother hopes she never hears but deep down knows she probably will at some point. I remember the pain I felt, how my mind was spinning with how to respond, how I thought about if I had ever hurt my mom like that, and then finally I thought about what my son must have been thinking to use THOSE words.

I love to have a clean, yummy smelling, cozy home. We make a lot of messes memories in our house. Did I mention we have 6 kiddos?! Although I want a clean house, I also don’t want to use a lot of chemicals.