19 episodes

A podcast that sheds light on the complexities of the Foster Care system and aims to support, educate, and create a community for current and prospective foster/adoptive families.

Fostering Hope Podcast Fostering Hope Podcast

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

A podcast that sheds light on the complexities of the Foster Care system and aims to support, educate, and create a community for current and prospective foster/adoptive families.

    Episode 18: Update Episode

    Episode 18: Update Episode

    Join us this week for a short update episode. We share some exciting news about our family and we give an update on the upcoming plans for the podcast. 


     


    Entrusted Conference (https://entrustednetwork.com/conference)

    • 11 min
    Episode 17: What Not to Say to Foster/Adoptive Parents

    Episode 17: What Not to Say to Foster/Adoptive Parents

    Have you ever thought of what are the right things to say to a foster or adoptive parent? In this episode we discuss just what are some of the questions and statements that may be a little uncomfortable for a foster or adoptive parent. Listen as we talk about some of the top questions we get as foster and adoptive parents. 

    • 15 min
    Episode 16: Norfolk CASA

    Episode 16: Norfolk CASA

    What is a CASA and how does their work impact foster kids and other at risk youth? This episode we are joined by Cary Love who is the volunteer coordinator for Norfolk CASA. She explains the role, impacts, and requirements for CASA volunteers. If you are interested in getting involved please reach out to her at carylove@norfolkcasa.com.

    • 16 min
    Episode 15: David and Christina's Adoption Journey

    Episode 15: David and Christina's Adoption Journey

    Sharing adoption stories are always our favorite! Join us this week as we interview Pastor David McBride and his wife Christina as they share their amazing journey. There is no doubt that the Lord's faithfulness was evident throughout the adoption of their beautiful daughter, Grace.


     


    Also, information related to the 2019 Entrusted Conference can be found here.

    • 41 min
    Episode 14: Father's Corner - Aaron Ransom

    Episode 14: Father's Corner - Aaron Ransom

    This week we launch a series called Father's Corner which is centered around foster care and adoption from a male perspective. In this episode Aaron shares his experience as a foster and adoptive dad - the struggles, fears and joys. Our prayer is that this series will encourage men no matter where they are in their journey. 


     

    • 24 min
    Episode 13: Why we do Foster Care

    Episode 13: Why we do Foster Care

    This episode we share our top three reasons why we chose to become foster parents and why we continue to do it. Understanding your why is important when you run into challenges and disappointments on your foster care journey. We hope that this week's episode provides perspective and motivates you to define your "why".

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Gigglebox220 ,

Thank you

I’m in the HR area too. In the mid-process of everything. Your podcast is giving me perspective on what I (& families) am going through. Sincerely appreciate the words that are being shared in this Fostering Hope podcast! Update: met M&S from VB during a panel discussion. We were all joyful!

FosterH138 ,

Top notch!

Super excited to listen in on your journey, as our family continues on with ours. Foster care is unlike anything I have experienced before and I can tell that your words, encouragement and insight will nourish our soul in the middle of this roller coaster. Thank you for putting into words what God has written on our hearts.

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