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

-Proverbs 3:27

Have you ever been under investigation as a foster family? We have! And we are here to share about it. Not the details of our investigation per se, but definitely what happened when we found out, and how it panned out. Listen to the episode to hear alllllll about it! So, we have been a […]

Episode 83: Foster Care Investigation

February 15, 2020

This episode is gonna give you all the feels friends, so brew yourself a cup of coffee, sit back, and enjoy. Unless you are driving. Then stay focused and alert, but still enjoy this episode. Jeremy was on the podcast on Episode 47: Interview with a Sharp Adoptee and Foster Dad  back in March of […]

Episode 79: Adult Adoptee Reunited With Bio Dad

December 7, 2019

Planning and budgeting for the holidays as a foster family Thanksgiving has come and gone, but we are truly in the thick of the holidays! We get this season can be SO STRESSFUL for so many people, but it doesn’t have to be that way if we can plan appropriately. Let’s make this the best […]

Episode 78: Navigating the Holidays with a lot of Kids!

November 30, 2019

This week’s episode talks about the magic of November as we celebrate National Adoption Month and Thanksgiving! We are strong advocates for adoption via foster care, and that’s what this month is for! National Adoption Month and Day! November 23rd 2019 is National Adoption Day, which is so exciting as we know this is a […]

Episode 77: Adoption and Thanksgiving

November 24, 2019

Hey friends! Welcome back for another episode of the Fostering Voices podcast. This week we were late putting up this episode as we normally put them out on Saturday mornings before 9am. BUT, we did a keynote presentation at the Foster Arizona annual Gala, and that was on Saturday night, so we chose to release […]

Episode 76: Building Hope at the Foster Arizona Gala

November 17, 2019

This week’s episode features an interview with Kara Lackey, who with her husband, Jason, created the Know and Love Quiz! This quiz is a FREE resource for families! It will help you to know and love your kids better, and to meet each child’s unique needs. They started off on this journey to help themselves […]

Episode 66: To Know and Love Your Foster Kids

September 7, 2019

Season 4 is here, and we are so excited to bring you 20 brand new episodes!  This week we talk about what our insane summer looked like, as we took 8 weeks off of the podcast.  Go to a marriage retreat! It started with a marriage retreat with Don and Renee Worcester, who we have […]

Episode 61: How To Rest Between Foster Placements

September 3, 2019

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