Becoming Fosters

Becoming Fosters

If you are a foster or adopted parent, our hope is that this podcast reminds you that you are not in this alone. I hope you find yourself laughing, crying, and connecting to our guests who are sharing a piece of their journey. Maybe you are someone int…


Go With The Flow
Jul 29 • 48 min
Today’s guest is Shelby Shupe. She is an adoptive mama through foster care. She even has one of those emergency type placements that turns into forever. Those are actually my favorite, seeing as that is how my family was built. Shelby lives over on the…
Being Foster
Jul 13 • 50 min
Today I sat down with Tina… Tina and her brother were adopted through foster care as young children. In her earliest years, Tina remembers the reality of foster care and shares how those experiences continue to impact who she is today. She is able to…
Fear Never Served Me
Jun 24 • 43 min
Today, Amanda Torres carved out some time to sit down with me to talk. Amanda is a wife, mama to her tribe, and a fellow foster mama, it was so great to spend some time soaking up her story. Amanda and her family actually started the foster process, of…
KC Kansas Angels
Jun 4 • 43 min
Judy Temaat, knew she was called to foster care but didn’t feel called to become a foster parent. Instead she took what she knew and helped launch a new chapter of the Angels Organization that started in Austin, TX. The information Judy shares today…
A Decade of Change
May 12 • 46 min
Miranda Segraves is a biological, adoptive, and foster Mama. Miranda, husband and children have been a foster family for 10 years. If you are a foster family you know the grit and sheer determination it takes to foster, but that hasn’t worn Miranda down…
Fostering and COVID-19
Apr 28 • 50 min
Today’s episode looks a little different. This is the first ever episode that I have recorded without sitting in the same room with my guest. And the next several will be the same… We are in an incredibly unique time in history. COVID-19 has rocked the…
We Worried About Them
Jan 29 • 29 min
How foster care affected our biological children.
Move Up Stream
Nov 26, 2019 • 47 min
Keith Howard is a foster dad and the CEO of a local agency making a big impact.
Throw Me In
Sep 9, 2019 • 42 min
Rochelle Sims has a knack for fostering older teens and advocating on behalf of thousands of foster and adopted Oklahoma children.
Fostering Sweet Dreams
Aug 27, 2019 • 38 min
Founder and Executive Director of Fostering Sweet Dreams, Kristy Payne, joins Britanie today to talk about her personal Becoming Fosters story and how FSD was born from her desire to do more.
They Thought We Were Crazy… We Are.
Aug 5, 2019 • 36 min
Nanny and Papa talk about how our decision to foster impacted their life as grandparents.
Love Does Hard Things
Jul 22, 2019 • 47 min
Heather is a new foster mama and she brings a fresh prospective all the twists and turns at the beginning of the journey.
Wise, Not Safe
Jun 12, 2019 • 47 min
Jon and Mandi talk about their kids, marriage, and foster care.
Be in Sync
May 27, 2019 • 54 min
Anna will keep you laughing and encouraged as she talks about her Becoming Fosters story!
Get Too Attached
May 9, 2019 • 6 min
Attachment isn’t a side effect. Attachment the goal.
They Are All In
May 1, 2019 • 20 min
How foster care changed our biological children.
Let me count the ways… to become a parent.
Apr 8, 2019 • 53 min
Leslie and Brian have such a unique story that includes becoming parents biologically, through guardianship, international adoption, domestic adoption through foster care and not in that order.
It Will Stretch You
Mar 25, 2019 • 55 min
Today, my guest Courtney reminds us how different every Becoming Fosters story is… Through foster care, Courtney and her husband adopted a sibling set of 6, but the way each of the children landed in their home over several years is a story you need to…
Thy Will Be Done
Mar 11, 2019 • 52 min
Meet the Hershbergers! We are kind of big fans and you will be too after hearing their #becomingfosters story. Every foster care story is wildly different and theirs is no exception. Get ready to laugh, cry, oh… and grab a sweater because you will get…
Off the Cliff
Mar 10, 2019 • 16 min
Adrian and Brit provide just a teeny bit of insight into the world of foster care and what this little podcast is about… and {[almost]} too much insight to their playful banter.