Allison Cooley

Allison Cooley
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Alli is a wife, and girl mom to three awesome girls ages four and under. She's also a boy mom to two dogs (Desmond and Rocky) and a cat (Pancake). She stays busy as a stay at home mom but manages with the help of Jesus, coffee, essential oils, and lots of grace. Alli and her husband, Brandon, are licensed foster parents with huge hearts for adoption and foster care. She's a firm believer in being transparent and genuine and loves relating with other moms in whatever season they're in. She recently started a Mommy Meet Up group in her home town of Findlay. She's a little bit crunchy, unicorn loving, vacuum hating momma who can't wait to go on this journey with you!

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable: We Must Protect Our Children

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I’m sure as you’re scrolling through social media right now your newsfeed is filled with a few different headlines. One that seems to be very prominent right now is child sex trafficking and grooming...

How to Pick the BEST Watermelon

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One of my kids’ favorite summertime treats is watermelon. I love the red juice dripping down sweet little sticky cheeks in the hot summer sun. It just reminds me of summertime. I’ve been told by...

How Do I Become a Foster Parent?

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One of the questions I get most about foster care is, “How do I become a foster parent?” Disclaimer: This is our personal experience with our agency. Everybody’s experience will vary depending on which agency...

“I don’t see color.”

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“I don’t see color.” I’ve heard this phrase a lot, especially lately. It’s some people's attempt to show how “not racist” they are. I know most of the time there’s no malice behind it, however,...

How You Can Help: A Journey in Foster Care Part 2

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I get a lot of questions about being a foster parent. A lot of people are intrigued by it, and we often get questions about how people can help foster parents out. I understand...

Time to Get Messy: Sensory Bin Ideas

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Alright, everyone. It’s time to get creative. One of my favorite things to do with my kids is to get messy! I have some serious sensory seekers in my house, so we try to...

How to Prepare Your Home and Pantry for the Coronavirus

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If you’ve watched the news or scrolled through Facebook in the past couple of weeks, you’ve seen the word that we’ve all dreaded seeing. Coronavirus. It’s scary and is causing a worldwide panic. I’ll...

Get Too Attached – A Journey in Foster Care Part 1

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“I could never do it. I’d get too attached.” “You’re a saint.” “I don’t know how you do it.” “What does it take to become a foster parent?” I’ve heard it all. Some kind, some not so kind,...

Sweet and Simple Valentine’s Day “Heart” Work

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I love Valentine’s Day! And no, not for romantic reasons…although it’s nice to get flowers and candy too! I think the crafts for Valentine’s Day are the absolute cutest! They’re fun, adorable and they...

Creating an Attitude of Gratitude

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Gratitude. It's a word I talk and think about often but sometimes I don't practice it as often as I should. Who has the time? Sometimes life gets hard and busy, and I struggle to...