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Foster Care

The Journey of Growth

A couple of years ago I was gifted a succulent in a wonderfully bright yellow pot. I like house plants so was very excited about the gift....

Measuring Success

Over the last few months Braid has been working on a strategic plan. As a part of that plan we have been conducting research into other mentoring...

Taking Time to Play

With three kittens in my house, I have been reminded lately of the importance of play. (Yeah, those foster kittens I wrote about a couple months ago...

Being Chosen

“Chosen” is a new exhibit being developed by the Foster Youth Museum. It is a celebration and a public record of the life experience that belongs to...

Responding to Current Events

Like you, we have been horrified and saddened this week by news stories about children being removed from their parents at our nation’s borders. Our work at...

Taking Care

Last weekend my husband and I took in four foster kittens at our house. It has been almost six months now since our old, beloved cats both...

Running Together

I am not a runner and never have been. I can’t profess to know anything about the sport or the practice of running. But, the Boston Marathon...

This Is Us

I do not usually watch network TV. But one evening as I was working on my computer, seated in the room where the TV is located, I...

30 Years Strong

It was a wonderful California day for a celebration. The skies were mostly clear, streaked by lines of thin white clouds as though a child had taken...

Love and Loss

As you know, today is Valentine’s Day. In the Christian calendar, it is also Ash Wednesday. This is the first day of Lent, which is a season...