Single, 28 years old, full-time working foster mom

10!

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Buddha took 10 steps at therapy tonight, totally independently! It wasn’t the prettiest, but he did it. No one was holding him, he wasn’t using a walker or gait trainer, just him. He is so incredible!

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The kid is asleep and I’m enjoying this.

The kid is asleep and I’m enjoying this.

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When Buddha walks (while holding one of my hands), he looks like a tiny, drunk human.

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I would pay someone to bring me some chocolate right now. Damn lifestyle change and not having anything sweet in the house.

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Will house/dog sit, if you have a pool. Home for the next week.

Will house/dog sit, if you have a pool. Home for the next week.

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I just found out what Buddha’s blood type is. You would think I would have been given that info (or I would have asked) with the amount of times we’ve seen specialists, have had blood draws and have been to the hospital, but no.

Foster care, most of the time you don’t know anything about the child in your care and what you do find out, is usually by accident or your own snooping on Facebook.

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For now, it’s a no. Frustrating, but at least the worker called me back this time.

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bujnik, With my first few calls, just after I was licensed, it wasn’t like this. However, the last handful of calls have been like this. It’s frustrating for sure. These days after getting a call, I’ll prepare (a little) for the baby, but not expect the baby to show. It’s one of the main reasons I’m considering transferring my license to a different county.

bujnik, With my first few calls, just after I was licensed, it wasn’t like this. However, the last handful of calls have been like this. It’s frustrating for sure. These days after getting a call, I’ll prepare (a little) for the baby, but not expect the baby to show. It’s one of the main reasons I’m considering transferring my license to a different county.

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Maybe, maybe not. Oh foster care, if it’s one thing you’re good at, it’s keeping me on my toes.

Update later when I know more.

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Thanks for the input on the stroller. I’m still up in the air about that one due to the weight limits on the seats and the kid in the back staring at the seat in front. I do have an ergo (a friend gave me hers) and would love a toddler Tula, but the Tulas are so expensive :/

I am more likely than not going to be getting the little one by the end of the week. A few things need to be worked out, but hopefully there will be another sweet baby in the house by the weekend.

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