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A Different Kind of Hope

Mike & his 2 kids

Bryce, a sweet 9 year-old boy who was recently placed in foster care, just moved to a new area with his foster mom and her family. Being the “new kid” in school caused the insecurity he was already feeling to grow. To complicate things, when Bryce arrived at his new school, he learned there was an overnight field trip scheduled the very next week. Wanting to get to know his new classmates better and to start feeling like he fit in, Bryce desperately wanted to go.

Things were further complicated by the fact that Bryce’s new foster mom, Natalie, had also taken in one of her students and his three siblings, increasing their family size from four to eight ov