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

-Proverbs 3:27

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

This week we have an amazing interview with Tia Thompson, an incredible woman, who has an incredible story. Or stories. There are so very many stories. But this week we are just focusing on a few of hers. But, before we jump into the interview, in the intro, we give one life hack, and that […]

Episode 29: A Lesson in Courage and Strength

September 22, 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

Episode 25 features an interview with Rilie Norton who is truly one of the sweetest foster moms I have ever met! She may even be in the Top 10 of the Sweetest Humans I know! She is a bio mom to Ivy (9) and McCoy (3) and foster mom to two sweet kiddos (5 and […]

Episode 25: Rilie Norton, the Sweetest Foster Mom

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

The foster adopt community is better because Nicole Marshall is in it. Today’s episode features the magical Nicole, and her son Micah (for a total of about 2 seconds). Tune in to hear about Nicole’s life as a wife, mom of 7 – 3 bio and 4 adopted, and founder of Advocacy 31nine. Some links […]

Episode 13: Advocate For The Needy

April 28, 2018

Some questions: I put out a question on my Instagram Stories asking what questions people had about foster care, or adoption, or about us, or our family. Here are the questions that I got: -“I have a question… how do you have such a big brain and such a hot bod at the same time? […]

Episode 12: Most iFAQ

April 21, 2018

Have we got an international adoption story for you my friend. Today we have Jen Walsh on the podcast, and she is a treat! I found her on Instagram, and you must follow her as well. Her handle is em_erge, which I completely forgot to ask her what the meaning behind the name is. Next […]

Episode 11: Pocketful of Prayer

April 14, 2018

I am thrilled to have my licensing worker – Kelly Lewis, on the podcast with me today! A licensing worker is someone who helps you get your fostering license. Kelly has been with us for almost 4 years, and she has turned into a sweet friend who I truly cannot live without. Kelly has been […]

Episode 10: A License to Love

April 7, 2018

Welcome back my friends! Today’s episode is a fun, and not-fun one, as we dive into the good and bad, the hard and the happy, basically all the dichotomies involving foster care and adoption. Stay tuned til the end for a very brief interview with 3/4 of my kids! Wesley is not in it, because […]

Episode 9: The Cost vs Benefit of Fostering, Adopting, and Being Saved

March 31, 2018