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

-Proverbs 3:27

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

Episode 58: Family Day vs Gotcha Day

May 18, 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

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

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

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 week’s episode is a short one! We read somewhere that most people like to tune un for 20-30 minutes. So, we are giving it a shot! This can’t be our norm, since we interview people, and we want to hear as much of their stories as possible. But when we can, we will try […]

Episode 30: Raising Kids Who are Kind, Compassionate, and Forgiving

September 29, 2018

This week’s episode deals with Life Hacks for your home, so that every person in your home can experience just a little more peace. Cause we all need more peace, right? Especially when you have 7 people living in that house. So, Life Hack 1: Chores and Money. We recently read a blog article by […]

Episode 28: 3 Life Hacks for a Peaceful Home

September 15, 2018

Today’s episode features the voice of Donise, a 62 year old foster and adoptive mom. Her tale is a very unique, and absolutely amazing, with major hardships and tragedy mixed in for good measure. Donise has 5 grown daughters, and adopted 12 and 11 year olds, and 3 littles ages 2 and under. And they […]

Episode 27: Interview with Saint Donise

September 11, 2018

In our time as parents, we have ‘raised’ 0-4 year olds for the last 11 years. The full count would be 7 kids for 3 months or more. We’ve done the newborn thing six times, we’ve done the toddler thing five times, and we’ve also done the two toddlers who were 14 months apart or […]

Episode 24: Surviving the Early Years

August 18, 2018

Welcome to Episode 8! Chris is back in the Guest/Co-hosting Chair, and we talk about a great book called The Happiness Advantage by Shawn Achor. We dive into how Positive Psychology has gotten us to where we are, and how a little positivity, as well as negativity, can spread like wildfire. So, what will you […]

Episode 8: The Advantages of Being Happy

March 24, 2018