I just want to publicly say thanks to all the folks who have helped us in one way or another over the past week or so.
Archives For foster care
In case you’ve missed the news — we have two foster boys in our home now.
They’re such a joy.
For their protection we won’t be publishing any photos and such publicly online and for now, we’ll simply refer to them online as N (the oldest) and M (the youngest).
And oh how quickly life can change….
What my master bath looked like on Sunday….
What it looked like tonight…
It’s been a challenge – but an absolute blessing as well.
Time for an update on all things around Casa de Blundell. It’s been a while since I did one of these and there’s lots going on — so this might be a bit longer than a typical brief…
Needless to say, there’s lots of goodness going on and lots of…. well….. waiting.
“These kids have been forgotten by many adults and they’re waiting for another adult to forget them… show them that ‘I love you and I want you and the reason I’m going to do it is because Christ loved me and wanted me while I was still a sinner…’”
As of 2008, there were 31,058 children in foster care in the state of Texas.
(Texas Department of Family and Protective Services – DFPS)
Of those numbers, there are approximately 6,000 children in Region 3 (North Texas)
In FY 2007, the average number of children removed per month was 1,327. For fiscal year 2008, the average was 1,191 per month.