Author: Chris Krebsbach

January 6th, 2015

How to Be a Foster Parent in Three Not-So-Easy Steps, Part II

Step Three:  Wait Not everyone has to wait as long as I did, but here’s a glimpse into my journey… I mentioned in the last post that during orientation, I realized there were different levels of care that I could engage in.  When respite care was explained to me, I thought that sounded like a […]

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December 5th, 2014

How to Be a Foster Parent in Three Not-So-Easy Steps

Step One:  Attend an Orientation Session In December, I attended an orientation session at Five Acres Foster Family Agency.  It’s one of several very well respected private agencies that work with the County of Los Angeles to provide foster family placements for the kids that need them.    Those who are interested in pursuing foster […]

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November 25th, 2014

Not My Plan

As I’ve gotten older, my desire for a husband and a family has not diminished.  At all.  It has, however, had to morph as I indeed did not get married at 19 and start having kiddos in an effort to somehow catch up to my older brother.  (Did I mention I’m actually a Great Aunt […]

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