KINSHIP GUARDIANS – WE THANK YOU!
Thank you for the courage to welcome a grandchild or relatives child into your home with very little knowledge of what impact they will make.
Thank you for being driven by the hope and faith that you can make a positive difference in the life of this child.
Thank you for understanding the damaging impact of childhood trauma, and making every effort to help this child heal.
Thank you for putting your family stability, harmony and relationships at risk for the sake of a child.
Thank you for dealing with disappointments by getting right back on the horse and marching full steam ahead.
Thank you for taking in children under crazy circumstances and much uncertainty.
Thank you for putting your lives “under the microscope”, in essence, living in a glass house under the scrutiny of so many agency eyes.
Thank you for going to battle with schools, doctors, even neighbors, as an advocate for your child.
Thank you for many nights of little to no sleep as you have served as a comforter, consoler or watchdog.
Thank you for magically making the resources that you receive stretch far enough to make sure your children’s needs are met.
Thank you for being the “Transporter”– running kids here, there and everywhere.
Thank you for altering your home and lifestyle in order to provide a home for your child.
Thank you for seeking advice when you need it most.
Thank you for traveling the “extra mile” and more—over and over and over…
Thank you for laying out your life story– the good and the bad– in plain view, in order to become a guardian.
Thank you for participating in school team meetings and all of the extra activities that come bundled in with your child.
Thank you for your creativity and all the amazing, fun ideas and activities you come up with to help your children.
Thank you for asking for emergency help and assistance when needed.
Thank you for being the “first responder” to the multiple emergencies and crises with your children.
Thank you for being a counselor, a tutor, a coach, a friend and a role model to your children and teens.
Thank you for loving the angry, healing the hurt, guiding the lost, and correcting inappropriate behavior.
Thank you for staying connected with your children, long after they have left your home.
Thank you for being one of the most significant, lifelong influences in the life of your child or youth.
Thank you for being Mom or Dad when you didn’t need to.
We at Angel Reach applaud you! You are the real angels.