Making the decision to become a foster parent can be both rewarding and trying at times. When you’re welcoming foster children into your home, it’s usually because the children have gone through some difficult times.
This can make it challenging to form a comfortable relationship, especially when the children have been to multiple foster homes while waiting for their parents to be able to take them home or to be adopted.
One woman submitted a story to Love What Matters about the two heartbreaking words her new 2-year-old foster child uttered that broke her heart.
When a child that young is in the foster care system, they are in their developing stages and sometimes the things they learn might be a bit different than other children their age. Keep reading to find out what the little girl said that almost had this foster mother in tears.
Jamie submitted the story to the Facebook page Love What Matters on February 11 and it’s been shared over 1k times and has 20k reactions.
She explained that the little girl walked into her home smiling and with confidence and appeared to know what she was doing.
At just two years old, she had already spent 5 months of her short life in foster care. She’s been to four different foster homes in that time.
‘Hi, sweetie, My name is Jamie,’ she said to the young girl after getting down on her knees. ‘I’m so glad you’ve come to stay with us, Do you want to go meet the kids?’
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