Welcome back to Taylor Talks!
As some of you may have noticed, I recently changed the subject line of what my blog is about. While it used to say, “Thoughts of the Only Bio Kid in a Foster Family,” it now says, “The Only Bio Kid in a Foster Family: Thoughts About Family, Foster Care, Adoption, & Life on the Road to Becoming a Teacher and Author.”
In the seven weeks that I have been writing this blog, I have realized that my thoughts have taken shape in a different way than I had originally intended. When I started this blog, I believed that I would only write about foster care and adoption, and the way my life has been impacted because of our unique lifestyle. I do find that foster care is the strongest topic throughout my blog, and that the majority of my posts connect back to foster care in some way. However, I have realized that I also find myself writing about many other topics, from my daily life with such a big family, to school and my career path, or the way my writing is taking shape in my first novel.
I worried when I first realized how different my blog posts would be from one day to the next, but then I decided that it was a good thing to write about so many different topics, because they are all related in at least one way: everything that I write about is a big part of my life. I feel that by writing about all of the many aspects of my life that are so important to me, I’m sharing pieces of information that I might have otherwise overlooked if I had stuck to one topic of conversation.
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My family has been doing foster care since I was three years old. I'm the only biological child in my family, though I now have five permanent siblings. Having nineteen siblings over the course of my lifetime has been an incredible experience, and I'm hoping that by sharing some of the ups and downs of being the only bio kid in a foster family, other foster families or people looking into doing foster care will be able to learn a bit of what life can be like. I also like to share what life is like on my journey to becoming a published author, as well as where my schooling and career choice are taking me.