Foster Care is Better Than You Think

Foster Care is Not What You Think

Foster Care is Better Than You Think There are many misconceptions regarding foster care. When something goes wrong, it hits the headlines or a movie is made. But truly, every family, case manager, licensing agent, group home staff, or social worker we meet, has a heart of gold! Rather than sharing all the unkind perceptions, […]

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Child trafficking

A Gentle Way to Discuss Child Trafficking

Today, July 30, is World Day against Child trafficking. This day acknowledges that we have a world problem. Several years ago, traveling to Puerto Rico, we witness the signage posted everywhere in the airport how “Child Trafficking is Illegal.” My first thought was, “Puerto Rico has a real problem with child trafficking.” My kids were […]

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The Dream Starts Here

Dreams To Build Homes for Seniors & Orphans

Dreams that will Make a Better World Sometimes we can look back and see there is purpose in the pain we’ve been through. Our family has been a part of helping so many foster children and orphans, and it changed us. After losing our first foster son to cancer, we have dreams of helping as […]

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human

Emotions are Human; A Foster Kid Story

Emotions are Human There is a story for each child in the Foster Home. Unbelievable things happen to every single child. And it is truly amazing how resilient the human spirit can be. I decided a long time ago that I would change the foster system by helping the kids one by one where I […]

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Getting the Toxins Out of Our Bodies

Toxins Over the years being a mom and volunteer for so many foster children, I see the value getting toxins out and how this helps maintain great health. The challenge is to make this inviting and fun so we can be preventative instead of reactive. As parents, we find it is much easier to prevent […]

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Fundraiser for Foster Kids

Fundraiser for Orphans and Children’s Homes

Fundraiser Event for Children We Support with Real Food Recovery Mark your calendars! Before we close the contract on this beautiful, more biodynamic home, we want to showcase our style at BLUMESTONE for anyone wanting to renovate to a “greener” home. And since our passion is helping change the world for foster kids and orphans, […]

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Be Happy

Be Happy No Matter What

It’s a choice to Be Happy No Matter What! This past summer we made an effort to discuss how to choose happiness. It’s an attitude and it’s a reflection of our gut. Most of these precious kids want to be with their mom or dad, but they are also afraid of their mom or dad. […]

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Food Strawberries at the Home

Food, Foster Kids, and Flagitious Facts

Food One of the girls is dealing with depression at the orphanage, so I asked permission to bring her into the kitchen to help me prep the food. Making beautiful, delicious, and nutrient-dense food can be therapeutic. Today, we are making Strawberry Salad. The kids love strawberries so anticipation is growing! However, this week one of […]

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