Finding Peace in Chaos

Finding Peace in Chaos

No matter how much we desire a peaceful holiday season, some of us just can’t seem to get past the chaos. Children in foster care are especially vulnerable to chaos at Christmas – family troubles, extra activities and expectations, even small worries like, “will Santa be able to find me?”
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Traditions of Christmas – The Tree

Traditions of Christmas – The Tree

Traditions and Christmas go hand in hand for some of us. For others – like many of the children who come into our care – Christmas has involved more chaos than tradition.
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Celebrating Advent with Children

Celebrating Advent with Children

Anticipation. To come. Arrival. If you want the short definition of advent, there you have it.
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Amazon Smile: You Shop. Amazon Gives.

Amazon Smile: You Shop. Amazon Gives.

Coyote Hill  Did you know you can help support Coyote Hill while you are shopping on Amazon?    
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Explaining Adoption To Your Adopted Child

Explaining Adoption To Your Adopted Child

I met my first child when she was four months old. When she came into my house I was told she might only stay for a year or two, so I shouldn’t get too attached. “Can you handle caring for a baby, and then letting her go?” they asked. “Can you have an open hand,
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When Adoption Is Hard

When Adoption Is Hard

“I moved into Coyote Hill with no children. I left with six children. It was the start of my family. It literally changed the direction of our lives, but I never would have written it like this if I was the author.”
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Choosing Imperfection – An Adoption Follow Up

Choosing Imperfection – An Adoption Follow Up

My story isn’t as good as yours, but it’s not as good as anyone’s. Today my life could never be better. I wouldn’t change a thing cause where I’m at now is perfect. There are still things I would want to change, but not that much. My life sucked at first, but not anymore. 
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Petersheim Home Prayers

Petersheim Home Prayers

As our sixth home, The Petersheim Home, is under construction, prayers are covering it. Literally.
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Your Generosity Can Make a Difference in the Life of a Child.