Recently I found myself thinking, if I wasn’t in care, who would I actually be, what would I do? Would I still be passionate and dedicated to creating change for the most vulnerable in today’s society if it hasn’t affected me directly?
I wanted to shed a little light on success stories of young care experienced people that are trying/have made something of themselves, not only to motivate others but also to show those within authorities that if you equip a child with the right tools, who knows where it can take them.
I'm not sure at what age I became aware of all the statistics that I would be fighting against. To be honest I think I was fighting them before I even became aware of it. More than anything, I knew that I wanted to do better than what I had came from. Despite what was … Continue reading Fighting Statistics!!
No. Foster care is not like the story of Tracy Beaker. Not typically anyway. I didn't live in a children's home and I never had the fantasy that one day my mum would come rescue me and we would live happily ever after. I was angry though. However, not at my mother. I was angry … Continue reading Sometimes Love isn’t enough.