Thursday, February 25, 2010


Well, it still is interesting to see what is happening with Braeden's bio family. The agency has decided to meet with them again since the first meeting ended so poorly. My friend T met with her worker two days ago and called me in the middle of the meeting. I guess his family told the agency that it wasn't fair they weren't able to visit with her two kids since they get to visit with (Braeden's original name) ALL THE TIME. They were just outraged by this. And the agency diligently wrote it all down and asked T about it. T about jumped through the phone, which is one reason she asked to meet with them. Braeden has NEVER met them, let alone visited with them (his siblings). He had parental visits until termination, period. And we have had absolutely no contact or even contact info since. And that was in July of 2005.

So T called me and had the worker relay the same to me over the phone. I assured her that (Braeden) didn't visit them and had never visited them. Meanwhile, this agency only took over the older kids after termination and never knew Braeden or the family, the worker doesn't even know Braeden's "new" name. Wouldn't you think that would tip you off to the fact that the family didn't visit with him??? Anyway, on the phone, the worker tried to get me to tell her Braeden's new name! I couldn't believe it! I didn't tell her, because at this point with tempers the way they are, I don't want them to know his "new" name. So crazy! I still am just in prayer for all involved. Only God can take this mess and weave it into majesty. And I know He CAN do just that!

I will be slowly changing my blog to erase the early posts where I used his nickname given to him by his parents. It's sad it has to come to that and I hope I don't have to go private. I enjoy hearing from others who are in process to becoming foster parents! Keep your comments and prayers coming!


~Stephanie said...

Is it just me or does this agency seem a bit "reckless?" Good grief! I'm glad you didn't give out his name.

Lisa said...

I know! And if you've seen any of my past posts on how horrible the agency who dealt with Olivia's bio brother was/is regarding not doing enough visits, calling me a liar numerous times over calls that were supposedly made to me to which I never responded, etc... yeah, same agency! :(

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