Foster Arizona Community Blog

Educating & Empowering Arizona's Families

2020: You Can’t Take Our Joy!

This year has not gone as planned (understatement of the century)! So, to ease the stress and frustration of it all, I have been meme hunting; chuckling at the expense of 2020. Some of my favorites have looked like this:   But the one that really resonated with me, was...
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Butterflies In a Jar

“I had a jar that was slowly opening because, there are kids that are lucky. They are fostered and find families. Then, there are kids like me.” –Bianca, aged out of foster care 2016. There are moments that you meet someone and you know your life will never be the...
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A Letter from Dad

To all of my kids,   We are living in a time where we are becoming more aware of labels. The labels we have put on others, and the labels that have been put on us, knowingly or unknowingly. It is easy to be prideful and say you are not...
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Dear Bio Dad

Letter to my son’s biological dad:   Dear Sir, In recognition of Father’s Day, I was asked if I would consider writing you a letter.  My first inclination was to decline the request.  Selfishly, I decided to take on the challenge because I think the experience might provide me with...
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Pre-Existing Conditions

“The COVID-19 crisis is exploiting the pre-existing conditions of poverty and fatherlessness that ravage our most vulnerable children. Before the crisis, the foster care system was Ground Zero in the battle for the heart of our nation – and the heart of the Church.” Joe Knittig, CEO of CarePortal  ...
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