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I Have a Foster Child

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    Love Her Like My Own

    We have been together for six yrs now. I never thought I could love someone elses child that much, but  I do! Its not always easy children never are! But when I see her smiling, laughing and happy it makes it all worth while especially when I get a hug and she says I Love...
    nectarine nectarine 41-45, F 20 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    He's Unlocked A Bit Of My Heart I Didn't Know Existed....

    My husband and I have been trying for a family for about 4 years. I was never in a hurry to jump into motherhood so was 34 when we started and I had 3 miscarriages and then nothing. Although we're still trying, my husband expressed an interest in fostering about a year ago and I...
    Carol01 Carol01 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 4, 2010

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    I Ask My Great-nephew To Live With Me And He Loves Me Like A Dad.

    I put in more detail the circumstances in another spot... Just wanted to explain our good night ritual. Little B is a very loving and over all exceptionally well adjusted child. At night I started telling Little B, I loved him "like" a son. I am very careful not to try and...
    jimalee2000 jimalee2000 41-45, M Nov 20, 2010

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    My Little One

    We went through the process of getting licensed for foster care and our first call was a baby. Blonde hair blue eyes. We started slowly and got him on the wknds, then for longer weeks and then one blizzarding night we went to get him for good. This was best because we wanted to...
    portabella portabella 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 27, 2010

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    veiledsorrows veiledsorrows 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    mrussell76 mrussell76 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    Jezzebel143 Jezzebel143 26-30, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    dianeemariee dianeemariee 13-15, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    sluggo111 sluggo111 16-17, M 1 day ago

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    I am very open minded, and would love to have a child. Message me if you feel the same way.
    NuclearELDER NuclearELDER 41-45, M Jun 26

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