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Fostering Voices Podcast

May 25, 2019

This week we have a great interview with the lovely Lindsey Stamm, the Operations manager at Arizona127. 

What is Arizona127?

This is an AMAZING organization that exists to recruit, develop, and sustain foster family through training and events. They want to help foster children, and support the families who foster...

May 18, 2019

Gotcha Day. This is common vernacular for adoptive families. We just celebrated Wesley's this last week. But then we got to thinking - is that ok to call it that? How do adoptees feel about the word and the spirit of Gotcha Day?

We opened this conversation up to Social Media, and we got a lot of really great responses....

May 11, 2019

A flamboyance is a group of 6 flamingos. And our guest this week, Anna Saunders, loves flamingos, and happens to be a part of a family of 6! Anna and her husband Woody, have been fostering for about 3 years now, and have had the privilege of caring for 11 children in that time!

Some things we mentioned in our...

May 4, 2019

This week's topic of discussion is to 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.


importance of compassion in communication 

We need to understand that behind every behavior is a need....