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

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

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

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

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 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

This week is Charles Barkley week. Since apparently we are just going to reference our favorite basketball player every week. Though seriously, we talk about “How to Raise and Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success” by Julie Lythcott- Haims. She has a great TedTalk that you can listen […]

Episode 34: Trying to Raise Adults

October 27, 2018

This week’s episode is not for little kids’ ears, as we discuss this pornographic society that we live in! But it is one for husbands, wives, moms, dads, and teenagers. And is definitely a discussion topic for you and your pre-teens. It’s a good reminder to also mention that this is not a topic solely […]

Episode 31: Sex, Porn, Yeah, We Just Went There

October 10, 2018