A show about all things child welfare, dependency, adoption and foster care. Your hosts, Jack & Cat are veterans in the world of child welfare and excited to spend a little time each week chatting about how we can all do something to help kids in care.
Caring for CRPS - The Maya Kowalski Case
Jack chats with Sandy, a mom of a young man with CRPS – Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, about caring for a child with CRPS. We wanted to share this story with you so that we can all have a better understanding of what life was like for Beata Kowalski, while caring for her daughter, Maya.
Maya Kowalski's Story of Medical Abuse of Power
Jack & Lynn chat about the Maya Kowalski case, as documented in Take Care of Maya and the recent televised trial.
Medical Abuse of Power (Jack's Story) in Foster Care
Jack chats with guest Michelle – a nurse practitioner about medical abuse of power and false abuse reports. What happens when medical systems use their power and influence to not only negate parental rights to their children’s medical decisions but to even remove the guardianship of parents by placing children under the care of the […]
A Comeback Story with Jackie Polk
Mac & Jack chat with Jackie Polk, a reunified sober mom about her turning her whole life around from a story of domestic violence captivity and substance abuse to a reunified mom helping other moms with her story of resilience and overcoming some of the biggest obstacles of life. Jackie has come back from what […]
Going Bananas for Foster Families with Emily Cole
Jack & Nichole hang out with Emily Cole, the owner of the Savannah Bananas to chat about baseball, kids, fostering, and their new organization Bananas Foster. Follow them on Instagram for The Savannah Bananas and Bananas Foster and watch their videos on YouTube here.
Keeping Babies Safe in Utah & Maryland
This episode was developed in partnership with Safe Babies, a program of ZERO TO THREE. Kim brings guest, Andria Peek from ZERO TO THREE, back to talk more about Safe Babies, a program of ZERO TO THREE. They are joined by Jessica Lertora, who serves as ZERO TO THREE’s Community Coordinator in Frederick County; and […]
Motivating and a fun podcast that provides a joyous way to help people. I really enjoyed the Christmas episode that discussed foster parents. It’s real and will touch your heart. Not too long and easy to listen to. It’s a must add!
Nice content but terrible sound quality
Please fix sound
Love the stories and education provided. Such a powerful podcast!