Hi! I’m Amanda, welcome to my blog! I created this site to help support adoptive parents, foster parents, social workers and anyone else venturing through the trenches on their parenting journey.
I am a mom to 8 beautiful children, all through adoption and fostering. Four of them are under the age of 4 so….my life is rather chaotic. I am a social worker by trade, by heart, and by passion. I also run an adoption organization, a Canadian charity focused on bringing awareness, education, and support for all things adoption and foster care related.
I love to dance. I make my husband ballroom dance with me whenever I can. Let’s be honest though, since jumping past 4 children that is usually never. I love to read. I binge read whenever I can, usually foster care novels, though I also love true crime and biographies. I am secretly a lover of all European history, and if I could have a new accent it would be Scottish. Laundry rules my life and food doesn’t last long in my home. I adore cat videos but I won’t admit that anywhere but here. My life is crazy, chaotic and just plain lovely. I wouldn’t change it for the world and I hope you enjoy the resources and supports I have to offer and get a chuckle from the glimpse inside my lovely crazy life!
To find out how our journey first began, click here!
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