What better way to improve morale than the pitter-patter of tiny paws running throughout the home? Funny you should ask! If you visit the North Georgia Angel House you may notice a robust tri-colored Pembroke Welsh Corgi named “Sailor” who calls first dibs on a belly rub. Sailor waits patiently with his bottom swinging harderContinue reading “Rub my belly, please!!!!”
If you are old enough to remember the songwriter Sherman Kelly’s “Dancing In the Moonlight” you will enjoy this blog. Supervising girls who are transitioning from constant supervision to “staff available” often comes with its own struggle. Situated on our rural campus sits a small two-bedroom one bath cottage adjacent to our main home. HereContinue reading “Dancing In the Moonlight”
Many years ago I got a white sweatshirt for Chrismas with colorful words that read “Who are these children and why are they calling me mom?” For those of us who work with children during the most challenging years of their life, this is not un-natural. After all, we serve in the role of aContinue reading “Can I call you mom?”
Many people show up at work and move through their task list striving to complete all tasks and clock out. Have you considered what a task list looks like for those who work in a group home? It’s currently 9:43 am on a Tuesday morning. Children were awakened at 6 am to begin to competeContinue reading “Cupcakes by 6th period please”
Be yourself; Everyone else is already taken. — Oscar Wilde. This is the first post on my new blog. I’m just getting this new blog going, so stay tuned for more. Subscribe below to get notified when I post new updates.
Tell me again why I work here? Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in a group home? One word…tough. What brings people to our field? And what makes people stay? This blog is meant to expand your horizon on the work that we do. The people who are in the trenches andContinue reading “Hello!”