In the Trenches2017-10-30T13:32:59-04:00

We are not less than…

August, 2013 - I took one of my sons to a pediatric specialist connected to a major children’s hospital and recommended by my pediatrician’s office.    Little did I know how the visit would play out…..prompting

The Fosters

There are 23,000 reasons to watch ABC Family Channel's popular show, The Fosters.  The Fosters follows the day-to-day life of a non-traditional, multicultural family who have adopted twins at the age of 8 and are

Can You Imagine?

Can you imagine … Choosing to be “homeless” so that you can continue to attend your high school? And having the maturity and foresight to make that decision at age 15? Can you imagine

Arlene’s Story

March is National Social Worker Month.  Just about every person reading this can probably name a social worker who has made some sort of impact on you - from a social worker at your high

The Second Time Around

Church, faith and service are central to understanding Debbie and Sal. In fact, this couple met at a church in North Haven where they both volunteered as Lay Youth Ministers.  They fell in love

Choosing What Makes Us Happy

“Remember that the happiest people are not those getting more, but those giving more.” ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Social work attracts people who want to help others.  So does foster parenting.  Sometimes people decide to

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