24 episodes

A podcast chronicling the journey of one man's experience in becoming a foster parent.

Fostering With Love Dan Absalonson

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A podcast chronicling the journey of one man's experience in becoming a foster parent.

    FWL Episode 23 - A Long Overdue Update

    FWL Episode 23 - A Long Overdue Update

    In this episode I finally give an update and share what it was like to go to an evaluation to see if my wife and I are fit parents to provide a forever home for our foster daughter. As I recorded this we'd had her in our home for a year. Download the .mp3 website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

    FWL Episode 22 - A Heartbreak

    FWL Episode 22 - A Heartbreak

    In this episode I talk about how hard it is when a foster child who's been with you for a while has to leave. This time a 4 year old boy we were caring for had to leave because he was showing signs of sexual abuse. Listen to the episode to hear about this terrible yet all to common issue. Download the .mp3 website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

    FWL Episode 21 - A Birthday Party

    FWL Episode 21 - A Birthday Party

    In this episode I talk about how wonderful it was to make our little foster guy feel special on his fourth birthday. We had the privilege to throw a foster child a birthday party again, and it was really cool. It was one of those days where my wife and I said to each other "These are the days that make it all seem worth it." What an honor it was to celebrate turning four with our foster child. He had a huge smile on his face that day Download the .mp3 (click the link to play the audio in your browser or right-click to download) website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

    FWL Episode 20 - And Another

    FWL Episode 20 - And Another

    Listen to what happened to the two little guys we had for a few days and about our new placement of a four year old boy and his five year old sister, and their little brother who we didn't end up taking.  Download the .mp3(click the link to play the audio in your browser or right-click to download) website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

    FWL Episode 19 - Another Emergent Placement

    FWL Episode 19 - Another Emergent Placement

    We've received news of kids coming into care before the police are going to take them. Hear how I feel about the sad situation of knowing kids are going to be taken from their home before they do and an update on what happened with our last placements.  Download the .mp3(click the link to play the audio in your browser or right-click to download) website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

    FWL Episode 18 - Let's Do This Again

    FWL Episode 18 - Let's Do This Again

    In this episode I talk about how we went about getting re-licensed to be foster parents after our break from doing it for a while and we had a middle of the night placement of two kids! Brother and sister. Sad stuff. We're back on this foster parenting journey again.  Download the .mp3 (click the link to play the audio in your browser or right-click to download) website: http://www.fosteringwithlove.blogspot.com

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