From Trauma to Triumph: Becoming the Mom My Kids Need, A Mother's Story.
National Foster Care Month 2016
Describes one mother's journey from experiencing childhood trauma and drug use to getting clean and becoming a better parent for her kids. After 28 months, this mother reunited with her children with help from the Spokane County Parents for Parents Program. Now she is a coordinator for the program, working with other parents who are struggling to navigate the child welfare system. She uses her past mistakes as a source of strength and inspiration and hopes to help others in need. This Real-Life Story was developed as part of National Foster Care Month 2016
Birth mothers; Family Reunification; Childhood trauma; Substance abusing parents