Maddy Wellum | Foster Mom | Foster Care Advocate
Follow our journey on faith and foster care.
I saw her sitting lakeside – the camper I struggled the most to connect with all summer. She avoided eye contact, stood sullen, and closed herself off from others. This is the moment, I thought. I walked across the grass and sat right beside her. I don’t remember what I said or even if IContinue reading ““I can change the world of one person.””
Nothing about foster care is comfortable or predictable. People ask a lot of questions we can’t answer. We don’t have a “due date.” We don’t know the age, gender, or background of our future child(ren). We won’t know what makes them tick – what they love and what they fear. We don’t know how longContinue reading “Time & Tears & Tantrums”
As we shared our decision to foster we got a lot of questions and a lot of “Why’s”… “why foster before you have your own children?” “Why now?” “What’s the plan for…” “How long until…” Oftentimes I found myself unable to answer these questions fully. They are all valid questions. All I can say isContinue reading “A Prayer for Direction”