Former Foster Youth Discusses Her Experiences
Deuteronomy 6:7 "Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up."
Hi, I'm Kristen!
So good to have you here.
I married my high school sweetheart, and we did foster care for ten years. My husband and I adopted five children before we felt we were finished with fostering. We live in the Appalachian Mountains with six girls ranging from adults down to seven years old...
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As a former foster mom, I sat down to evaluate myself and my experiences over the past 15 years...
I had a lot of those defining experiences. Along with knowledge and familiarity, I had a passion for the foster care system and its need to be revamped. I had a passion for writing. Impressing Minds, my blog, was born. I have the following acrostic which reminds me of the purpose:
Preparing hearts and
Restoring lives for
Eternal impact by
Sharing stories for
Successful future generations
My Goals Are To...
Inspire others to foster and be successful while making an impact on their foster children.
Encourage those struggling in the foster care system
Gain education to Impress value on the mind and heart of a child
I desperately want to continue to make a difference in foster children’s lives. How can I do that? By pouring into those around children all the time – the foster parents, grandparents, neighbors, teachers, or any other adult who can influence a child.