Marriage Foundations: Building a solid home

Have you heard of Jesus’ parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders at the end of His Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 7:24-27)?  To quickly recap, Jesus uses the parable to share with us that a strong, spiritual life (or house) is built on the firm foundation, the rock of …

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Tips for parenting children with trauma during the holidays

Katie Loh is one of our clinical interns and is a family coach with Christian family Care. In this Family Care Learning podcast episode, Katie speaks with Haley Morte, one of our child and family therapists and also a family coach about ways for parents to handle children with trauma …

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It’s going to be hard! – Strengthening your faith in foster care

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Haley and Garrett who have fostered a few children with Christian Family Care. Haley and Garrett discuss how they knew it would be hard fostering children but they didn’t know it would test and strengthen their faith. “It’s …

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Grieving as a couple in foster care

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, Brandon Jones interviews Haley and Garrett who have fostered a few children with Christian Family Care. Haley and Garrett discuss how they were grieving as couple after their foster kids were reunited with their bio families. See the full podcast on …

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How men can experience the stages of grief differently

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Garrett who discusses his experience of going through the stages of grief as a man. Garrett is a financial analyst. Him and his wife, Haley discuss how they were grieving at different times and in different ways after …

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Are you experiencing anticipatory grief as a foster parent?

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast from episode #5, we hear from Haley who is one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family Counseling who talks about anticipatory grief in foster care. A lot of times foster care can be very up and down emotionally. …

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Letting go and letting God have control throughout the process of fostering

Happy young family sitting on couch and talking with family counselor. Smiling parents with adopted children discussing with counselor. Multiethnic family meeting a financial agent.

In this clip of the Family Care Learning Podcast from episode #5, we hear from Haley who is one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family Counseling who talks about trusting God while doing foster care. Brandon, another one of our child and family therapists at Arizona Family …

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When you get weary in well-doing, where do you go? How to refresh your focus on the ministry of adoption and foster care

Scott Hord, the Family Care Learning training manager speaks with Christian Family Care’s chief programs officer, Pam Giardina on CFC’s Family Care Learning podcast about refreshing your focus on the ministry for those families who have been fostering for a while.  “How about the family that is already involved in foster care? They’ve …

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