I've been trying to spend intentional time with both of my kids for several months now. Because we've been in "surivival" mode for so long, I just haven't had the energy or patience. Today, I was able to spend time with both of them. I felt calm and at peace. It didn't feel forced and I didn't feel the need to rush it. For the first time in a long time, it felt natural to just "be" with my kids.


foster and adoptive mom