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We started our journey in foster care over 6 years ago.
We went into this storm with our 3 bio children, convinced we were going to help out a handful of kids, and come out of this season unchanged.
We were very wrong.
And we are so thankful for that!
We are now a family of 9, plus a dog, and a desert tortoise, and no house plants - because there is no chance they will get any attention from us. Although we do have a thriving backyard, but that's cause Chris' idea of self care is hanging out in 100 degrees, picking weeds from the rocks, and mowing grass.
I am fostering two babies, and it's been so nice to hear all the stories, and reassuring that it's ok to not have it all together. These guys are great! They have a mixture of personal stories of people who have gone through the system, and they bring in experts. I was more informed about the court systems than my caseworker was from listening to this podcast if that tells ya anything. Lol. Check it out, it's a great listen!
I love this podcast!
This podcast is awesome, Jihae and Chris are so real, honest, and genuine! I just love hearing theirs, and others' storiesabout fostering and adoption! They truly inspire you to want to be a better person and be an active part of your community! I have had many 'AHA' moments that have changed my life for the better! Thank you for the podcast. It is truly a highlight of my day to listen to it!!
Great podcast with AMAZING people!
What a beautiful honor we had being on the Forgotten Initiative Podcast with Jamie Kaeb! We hope you enjoy this podcast interview (which is also on YouTube!) where we get to be the guests! The Forgotten Initiative is such an incredible organization that exists to shine light on the Foster Care world and how we […]
In the final episode of the season Jihae has a deep, insightful, and powerful conversation with Peter Mutabazi – the Foster Dad Flipper. Peter is a single fostering dad who is an advocate for children. He is incredibly active and terrific on social media and shows us all how much joy he has in his […]
We often talk about how we can support birth moms, but it is so hard to actually understand how to do that. Well, this episode features an interview the lovely Hitomi Mewhinney the Director of the Birth Parent Program at Foster Care Initiatives. She shares how she has been partnering with birth moms to walk […]
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