Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due,
    when it is in your power to act.

-Proverbs 3:27

This is the last episode of Season 3!  We do a brief book review on ‘Garbage Bag Suitcase‘ by Shenandoah Chefalo. It’s a memoir of Shenandoah’s life – filled with difficult years with her mother and a man she thought was her father, and difficult years in foster care, and aging out of the system. […]

Episode 60: Garbage Bag Suitcases

June 1, 2019

Discussing whether to use the term ‘Gotcha Day’ or changing to Family Day

Episode 58: Family Day vs Gotcha Day

May 18, 2019

Interview with foster mom of 11 kids over the last 3 years

Episode 57: Interview with Foster Mom of a Flamboyance of 6

May 11, 2019

remember to be kind when communicating with others -whether it’s your spouse, your foster kids, your coworkers, anyone you interact with! Everyone has things going on beneath the surface that you may know nothing about.

Episode 56: Behind Every Behavior Is A Need

May 4, 2019

This episode is near and dear to our hearts as we have Kevin and Bekah Tinter joining us on the podcast! The Tinters are GREAT supporters of our podcast, as they listen every week, and have sponsored two $100 Amazon gift card giveaways this season! But more than that – the Tinters are the amazing […]

Episode 55: How to Lead From the Future

April 27, 2019

This episode talks about how we transitioned our foster baby who we loved dearly for 10 months, to his new home.

Episode 54: Transitioning A Sweet Foster Baby To Their Next Home

April 20, 2019

What is a GaL? Not just a cute name for a girl. A Guardian ad Litem is a lawyer, who is assigned to a child in foster care, and their job is to represent the best interest of the children they serve. If a child in foster care is 12 and older, they are legally able to request another attorney, who advocates for what that child wants. The lighthearted example that Kim Turner shared with us is that a GaL will advocate that their client needs to eat vegetables every day, and their personal attorney can advocate that the child would like to eat candy instead. Obviously the issues are more serious, but that’s just a picture of the two lawyers’ roles in a foster child’s case.

Episode 53: Interview With The Best GAL

April 13, 2019

Do you think your kids may be abusing drugs? Do you know what signs to look for? This week’s episode will help you to learn basic signs and symptoms of drug abuse. We have a great interview with the hottest law enforcement officer around. My hubs. Everyone’s lives have been touched by drugs in some […]

Episode 52: Are Your Kids Abusing Drugs?

April 6, 2019

People often ask us questions when they are thinking about starting their foster care journey, and we love to answer them! So, when Nati and Misael Estrada asked to meet with us, we recorded the conversation so that you can hear their important questions, and our semi-important answers! Some questions that we cover in this […]

Episode 51: Real FAQs By/For New Foster Parents

March 30, 2019

Dr. Carol Dweck wrote a great book called Mindset: The Psychology of Success, and we talk about it in this episode. Everyone talks about having a growth mindset, but how do you do that? What does that look like? And why is this so vital, especially for foster kids? In this episode, other random things […]

Episode 50: Fostering a Growth Mindset

March 23, 2019