80 episodes

Podcast by Cathleen Bearse

The Fearless Fostering Podcast Cathleen Bearse

    • Kids & Family
    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Podcast by Cathleen Bearse

    Fostering Teens with Kristen Buergey

    Fostering Teens with Kristen Buergey

    I'm so excited to bring you this week's episode where I speak with Kristen Buergey about her experience growing up in the foster care system and how it motivated her to become a foster parent herself. In this episode we talk about her journey with fostering teens, and how to mend the bridge between foster parents and bio parents.

    Follow Kristen's journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kbuergey/

    • 32 min
    Growing Up as a Bio Child in a Foster Family

    Growing Up as a Bio Child in a Foster Family

    This week I'm chatting with Jules, a foster mom who grew up in a foster home as a bio child. Jules gives some insight into what it's like growing up as a bio child in a foster home with foster siblings. She also talks about how her experience effected her and influenced her decision to become a foster mom herself.

    • 23 min
    Fostering as a Single Mama with Ashlee Cryderman

    Fostering as a Single Mama with Ashlee Cryderman

    This week I'm chatting with Ashlee Cryderman about her journey as a single foster mama. We talk about what inspired her to take action and start fostering and some of the hurdles she's faced.

    Follow Ashlee's journey on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/ashleecryderman/

    • 16 min
    Mindfulness in Fostering with Dr. Elizabeth Cronin

    Mindfulness in Fostering with Dr. Elizabeth Cronin

    This week, I'm speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Cronin about how you practice mindfulness, keep yourself in the present moment and having compassion for yourself when you're in the foster care journey. Elizabeth goes over some daily practices that foster mama's can do to make life easier and more mindful.

    Follow Elizabeth on Instagram:
    https://www.instagram.com/drelizabethcronin/

    • 19 min
    Fostering as a Military Family

    Fostering as a Military Family

    This week, I'm chatting with fellow foster mama Amanda about her foster journey as a military wife.

    Follow along with Amanda's journey on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fosterlittlelambs/

    • 19 min
    Foster Care From a Grandparent's Perspective

    Foster Care From a Grandparent's Perspective

    This week, I have a very special guest on the podcast: my mom! Mom and I sit down to chat about her point of view as a grandparent of foster children and how grandparents can support their children and grandchildren during the foster care journey.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Chef Kibby ,

So thankful!

I’m so blessed by Cathleen’s generosity in sharing her perspective and the stories of others in the foster and adoptive space.

Ashc4444 ,

A must listen!

Cathleen does a great job sharing her knowledge AND bringing in other great resources to support foster families. Tons of great stuff and short enough for this foster mama to listen! 😆 Thanks Cathleen!

shelrod 22 ,

Amazing!

So uplifting! Love this ♥️♥️

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