Stories

Things You Can Know About Me
12/04/2018
I had never heard the term FASD. That changed 16 years ago.
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A Journey of Compassion, Healing and Love
12/03/2018
I met my husband when I was 19 years old, and on our first date we discussed children.
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Letting Go Is Not Loving Less
06/20/2018
Foster care has been a part of my entire life and, like many aspects of life, as one door closes, another door opens.
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No Regrets: A Birth Parent's Perspective
06/19/2018
I’ve heard people talk about birth parents. I’ve heard them say, “How could she give her baby up for adoption?” Like it was a selfish decision.
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I Could Never
06/18/2018
“I could never be a foster parent. It would be too hard, I would get too attached, but obviously you…”
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Fostering Teens to Dream of a Happier Future
06/17/2018
I began fostering for the Children’s Aid Society of London & Middlesex over 10 years ago and, for most of those years,
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What Truly Matters
06/16/2018
I have always wanted to be a mother. I have dreamt about it for years. When infertility threatened my dream, my partner and I decided
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A Heart-Stretching Journey
06/15/2018
Our fostering journey began nearly five years ago with a pressing desire to care for the vulnerable in our community and
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An Unexpected Connection
06/14/2018
This is the story of two women who share a bond and a relationship that neither of them expected.
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Earning the Title of Dad
06/13/2018
Father’s Day is always filled with much emotion for me. It’s full of the realizations of the awesomeness of what we get
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I Thought I Knew What I Wanted
06/12/2018
I thought I knew what I wanted, but I got what I needed. The fact that I thank God for my dysfunctional uterus may be a surprise to some but, after 10 years of
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First Steps
06/11/2018
As a widower working full time, Gloria had a conversation with a colleague that would change her life.
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