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Foster Care: An Unparalleled Journey

Jul 28, 2020

Melissa drops wisdom on us this week about the intricacies of parenting for adopted, foster, and transracial families! We covered:

  • The Guilt of Parenting
  • Understanding and overcoming "blocked trust" and "blocked care"
  • Attachment disorders and how it affects our relationships
  • Using the enneagram as a tool for parenting...

Jul 24, 2020

In this episode, I delve into the steps involved in becoming a foster parent and there is also some news about the show as well!

I discussed some of the steps required to become a foster parent including the parts of a home study, background checks, and some of the things that will get you disqualified.

If you would...

Jul 17, 2020

Ryan and his wife became accidental foster parents. They took his great-niece into their home when she needed a place to stay. They already had a daughter and it changed the face of their family.

Foster care created some difficulties for their family, but it also created a relationship that will they will all...

Jul 10, 2020

Kristine Pienkowski

Kristine Pienkowski has a dual role in the foster care system. She was both a child in care and a helper of children who are currently in foster care.  She and her husband own and operate The Ranch of Hope Reins where they help teach kids using an EGALA model of equine therapy.

Listen to this episode and understand why...

Jul 3, 2020

Foster care is always challenging for all parties involved.

At this point in time, we as a nation need someone to exemplify humanity done right. 

Interracial adoption and foster care can be hot-button issues. Barry Farmer, the host of the nationally syndicated Barry Farmer Morning Show, tells his story of foster care as...