Homemade Mother’s Day Gift Idea plus FREE Printable

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Hey ya'll! I'm Deonna and I write Child at Heart: A faith-based DIY, gift ideas, and family blog. I'm a stay-at-home mom, police wife, and mommy to this little cutie :) Had to share a picture from my Instagram with my new Foster 2 Forever friends :) I was asked by Penelope to share an easy gift idea for Mother's Day with you. I was one of Penelope's roomies at Blog … [Read more...]

Think You’re Too Old to be a Parent?

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Read Kenneth's story on adoption as an older parent! I sat at the kitchen table drinking a glass of ice-cold water. It was late June, in the middle of a Texas drought. The temperature outside hovered around 110 degrees. My cell phone rang. With sweat dripping down my nose I glanced at the caller ID. The name of our child placing agency appeared on the screen. I sighed. … [Read more...]

Win an Autographed Copy of Nia Vardalos’ Instant Mom

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I'm so excited to offer the readers of Foster2Forever a chance to win a copy of Instant Mom - autographed by Nia Vardalos herself!!! If you haven't read this book --> What are you waiting for??? The writer and actress of My Big Fat Greek Wedding honestly shares about how she became a mom of a preschooler instantly with a phone call! I could certainly relate to her … [Read more...]

Are You Really Ready for Baby? 10 Must-Have Baby Items

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Becoming a mom for the first time is quite overwhelming in of itself. However, as a foster parent, I became a mother of a baby for the very first time with hardly any notice at all.  Overwhelmed is an understatement of what I was going through - I was completely utterly frazzled for over a month! For a few weeks, I had to take a trip to the store - every - single - day - to … [Read more...]

Are All Greek Fraternities Racist?

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The Internet has blown up since a video surfaced of group of Sigma Alpha Epsilon frat boys singing a racist chant. Original video link The Oklahoma University frat boys were on a chartered bus to an event and were chanting: "There will never be a n---r SAE! There will never be a n---r SAE!  You can hang 'em from a tree, but they'll never sign with me! There will never … [Read more...]