Home for the Holidays: Forgotten Foster Children

Ever wonder how you can help foster children through the holiday season?  I can honestly say that working with these babies during this time of year is very difficult and depressing.  Children want to be home (or not) and parents want them home (or are completely absent). Putting a band-aid of a gift labeled “boy” or “girl” does not quite foster intimate connections between the child and his or her caretaker.  If you are a foster caretaker, be gracious to these children.  Treat them exactly the same as your own with regards to your family traditions and gift giving. Please … Continue reading Home for the Holidays: Forgotten Foster Children

CNN Heroes Features OneSimpleWish.org

Join The 90/Ten Project tonight at 8:00 pm Eastern as we watch the airing of CNN Heroes of 2013.  We are especially excited to see Top Ten Finalist Danielle Gletow, founder of Onesimplewish.org on the show.  Danielle and her amazing team work tirelessly to connect foster children who have “one simple wish” to people who want to help.  One Simple Wish has helped over 30,000 children to date. Follow One Simple Wish’s crew @DGletow @OneSimpleSteph @OneSimpleSarah, who will be live tweeting during the #CNNHeroes broadcast tonight. Please support this great organization and make some wishes come true! Malinda Continue reading CNN Heroes Features OneSimpleWish.org