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

-Proverbs 3:27

This episode features our precious eldest child, Lily, who is almost 12, and has been a foster sibling since she was 7! Some of her favorite things to do are: playing Gaga Ball (What is Gaga Ball??), hanging out with her cousins, and running with her dad. Basically, she is an angel sent from heaven, […]

Episode 49: Interview with a Foster Sibling

March 16, 2019

This week’s episode is a book review of ‘The Boy Crisis: Why our boys are struggling and what we can do about it’ by Warren Farrell, PhD, and John Gray, PhD. This book was LONG and really informative. Definitely worth the time to go through. And it was written in 2018, so it is fresh […]

Episode 48: The Crisis Boys Are In

March 9, 2019

Interview with Jeremy Sharp, adult adoptee, foster dad, and not- obnoxious Patriot’s fan

Episode 47: Interview with a Sharp Adoptee and Foster Dad

March 2, 2019

We just jumped over a massive hurdle in our fostering journey, and it took a lot of prayer, a lot of patience, and a lot of communicating. And you know this is a big deal for us, especially as we are both pleasers! (Check out episode 26) So how do you resolve conflicts with your […]

Episode 46: Get Back On The Same Page As Your Spouse

February 23, 2019

This week’s episode is full of goodness! We are so thankful to have our sweet friend, Grace Sharp, on the podcast with us. She is a new foster mom (3 months in!) but previously worked as a Group Home Manager.  For those who don’t know what a Group Home is, it is a house (in […]

Episode 45: Grace For Teens And The Unknown

February 15, 2019

Episode 39 is for you, Greg Ostertag, because you wore 39 on the Utah Jazz, and because when we first got our current foster baby, he looked like you. And then he evolved to look like Winston Churchill. Anyway, this week is a continuation of last week’s interview with Christie Priem. If you have NOT […]

Episode 39: Detecting Developmental Delays Part 2

November 30, 2018

Episode 38 is dedicated to you – Curt Schilling, of the World Series winning Diamondbacks, with your bloody sock and all. This week’s episode features an interview with Christie Priem, an incredible Speech Language Pathologist (SLP). She is also the founder, owner, and genius mind, and loving heart behind Chirp : an online resource to make […]

Episode 38: Detecting Developmental Delays

November 18, 2018

Episode 37 is dedicated to Rodney Harrison of the New England Patriots (Reggie knew that off the top of his head), and Metta World Peace, aka Ron Artest. Random fact:  ‘Metta’ means loving kindness and friendliness towards all, and is a traditional Buddhist word. He chose this name ‘to inspire and bring youth together all […]

Episode 37: Interview with the Best DCS Worker

November 17, 2018

Shaquille O’Neal wore number 36 when he was a newbie basketball player on the Orlando Magic. We love Shaq, especially when he was a Phoenix Suns for a brief moment in time. He wore 32 then, and he promised he would bring a championship to Phoenix. We are still waiting… This week we talk briefly […]

Episode 36: 3 Tips for Newbie Foster Parents

November 15, 2018

This is the Kevin Durant episode. Not because he was adopted or in foster care. Just because he is awesome and wears the number 35. And we love him. This week we interview the lovely Rhonda Labatt of Redemption Market, a stunning ethical boutique that literally changes people’s lives. Maybe not so much the customer’s, […]

Episode 35: In the Market for Redemption

November 11, 2018