DCF – Department of Children and Families
EI – Early Intervention
WIC – Women, Infants, and Children (nutritional program for the aforementioned demographic that children in DCF care qualify for – basically, government checks for things like formula, baby cereal, baby food, fresh fruits and veggies, milk, etc)
MSPCC – Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
MAPP – Massachusetts Approach to Partnerships in Parenting – A 30-hour course all foster parents must take to become licensed.
Chipotle Sunday – Our weekly ritual wherein we eat at Chipotle (self explanatory?) … we also happened to get engaged on a Sunday after eating a Chipotle, sparking the widespread belief that we got engaged at Chipotle (not true, we’re slightly more classy than that)
SW – Social Worker