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Episode 125: Interview with DCS Community Liaison Rayetta Sanchez

Fostering Voices Podcast

Release Date: 10/26/2021

Episode 147: Interviewing your host, Jihae Watson show art Episode 147: Interviewing your host, Jihae Watson

Fostering Voices Podcast

This episode features an episode with host, Jihae! Join us as Chris grills Jihae on life's highs and lows. And you will even hear what Jihae's favorite physical attribute is of Chris'. It's very appropriate and clean. Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 1:30 – Jihae Describes Growing Up in Her Parent's House 6:44 – What Has Been Your Biggest Challenge In Life? 9:19 – What Helped You Overcome That? 11:12 – What Time Did You Feel Most Fulfilled? 13:36 – What Advice Would You Give To Teenage Jihae? 19:58 – Good Word of the Day!!! Links:   Good Word of the Day!!! 9 Have I not commanded you?...

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Episode 146: Interviewing your host, Chris Watson show art Episode 146: Interviewing your host, Chris Watson

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This episode is a quick interview with your host, Chris Watson! Get to know Chris and what drives him to be a WINNER at all times. We hope you enjoy getting to know Chris a little better! Next week will be Chris interviewing Jihae. Chapters: 0:00 - Intro 3:01 – Thank you, SHOWIT!! 4:27 – Story From This Week 5:12 – Showit EDM and Plank Challenge 10:07 – What Makes Chris a Winner? 12:00 – What is a Hard Thing That You Overcame During Childhood? 15:22 – What's One Thing People Do Not Know About Chris? 17:44 – Good Word of the Day!!! Links:     Good Word of the Day!!!...

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Episode 145: Strokes, Bio Families, and Other Highs and Lows as a Family of 9 show art Episode 145: Strokes, Bio Families, and Other Highs and Lows as a Family of 9

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In this episode we share some highs and lows of the last month. Highs include seeing our big kids become amazing big kids. Not without faults and failures, but as young people who are trying to figure out what it looks like to be a loyal, kind person who has integrity. Church camps and cousins are also very high on the list. And in the lows category, Chris' dad had a stroke, Chris and Jihae have been feeling disconnected, and a meet up with a bio family got cancelled at the last minute and basically the wheels fell off for a minute. But we are all trying to weather these storms together, with...

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Episode 144: Football, Faith, and Purpose show art Episode 144: Football, Faith, and Purpose

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This episode features an incredible interview with Ben Malcolmson, author of Walk On: From Pee Wee Dropout to NFL Sidelines: My Unlikely Story of Football, Purpose, and Following an Amazing God. Ben has seen some major lows in his life, starting with having an alcoholic mom, and being thrust into college life a year early. But God was with him every step of the way, and brought him through so many dark days, to so many glorious days. You will learn so much from this former USC football player, and Pete Carrol's right hand man of 10 plus years on the Seattle Seahawks. If you have ever...

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Episode 143: Talk to Your Kids show art Episode 143: Talk to Your Kids

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This week we have a less than 5 minute episode! In light of the horrifying events of this last week, we just want to encourage you to talk to your kids about it. Cause they have heard about it. But they should hear about it from you and be able to talk about it with you. Cry together, pray together, and be prepared together. We don’t need to live lives of fear as parents, so let’s definitely make sure we are helping our kids to do the same. Chapters:   0:00 - Talk to Your Kids   2:06 – Good Word of the Day!!!   Good Word of the Day!!!   Proverbs 1:33 NIV 33 but...

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Episode 142: Why You Shouldn't Follow TikTok Trends show art Episode 142: Why You Shouldn't Follow TikTok Trends

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This episode is for parents of teens and teens! We would LOVE for teenagers to listen to this episode, but it wasn't until midway through the recording that Jihae realized she was using her condescending 'mom voice', for which she is VERY SORRY. She tries to reserve that for exclusive use to the Watson children, so we are sorry you have to hear it during this episode. But, it's a serious one, and we have seen Tik Tok trends go the complete wrong way, and we want you to make better choices for yourself and those around you! We hope you learn something new and useful from this episode! Chapters:...

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Episode 141: Finding Health in Habits and Relationships with Bekah Tinter show art Episode 141: Finding Health in Habits and Relationships with Bekah Tinter

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This episode features and interview with Health and Lifestyle Coach, Bekah Tinter. She shares some truly simple tips and habits you can implement to enjoy a healthier, and more enjoyable lifestyle. Chapters:   0:00 - Intro    3:56 - Honest Stories in Adoption   10:27 – Health Tips from Bekah   20:32 – Good Word of the Day!!!   Links:       Good Word of the Day!!! Release – releasing what we can't control and allow God to be God in our lives.   Isaiah 40:29-30 New International Version 29 He gives strength to the weary and increases...

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Episode 140: More Harmony in your Life: Interview with Author Grant Botma show art Episode 140: More Harmony in your Life: Interview with Author Grant Botma

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Grant Botma, author, business owner, and super family man! He gives us some great tips on having more harmony in our lives. Chapters: 0:00 – Intro  1:19 – Welcome, Grant! 5:56 – Talking About a Unicorn 7:25 – Work-Life Harmony 13:09 – Tips on Harmonizing Your Life 25:55 – One More Thing to Do to Work Towards Harmony 31:40 – Good Word Of The Day!!! 32:48 – Focusing on Health Links: Good Word of the Day!!! Mark 10:45 NIV 45 For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Connect with us! You can also email...

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Episode 139: Communicating AND Connecting, With Your Kids and Others show art Episode 139: Communicating AND Connecting, With Your Kids and Others

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In this episode we talk about ‘Everyone Communicates, Few Connect’, a great book by John C. Maxwell. And we just want to encourage everyone (including ourselves) to always strive to connect with your loved ones, and those around you! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro  3:41 - "Everyone Communicates, Few Connect" 18:57 – Good Word Of The Day!!! 20:02 – Thank you to our sponsor, Showit!! Links: – John C. Maxwell Good Word of the Day!!! "When you make a commitment you create hope and when you keep a commitment you create trust." – John C. Maxwell Connect with us! You can also email...

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Episode 138: Improve Your Spiritual Health show art Episode 138: Improve Your Spiritual Health

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This week’s episode is with the incredible Bethany Lauren. She loves the Bible and she wants you to learn how to read it, understand it, and love it as well. We hope this interview will encourage you to be more spiritually healthy! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro  6:03 - Welcome, Bethany!! 7:55 – A Little About Bethany 12:16 – Bethany's Foster Care Journey 16:08 – Some Tips for Approaching Studying the Bible 23:26 – Taking the Next Steps of Study 29:02 – "The Heart Has to Come With You" 31:40 – Good Word Of The Day!!! 32:48 – Focusing on Health Links: Good Word of the Day!!!...

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Join us for a great interview with Rayetta Sanchez, the Department of Child Safety's Community Liaison. She shares all the ways that we can all be involved in helping kids in foster care here in Arizona. We also discuss the big initiative they are working on right now called The Giving Tree. If you are a business, church, organization, or even a very generous person, you can get involved to make a big impact on many of Arizona's kids.

Chapters:

0:00 - Intro 

9:00 - Welcome Rayetta Sanchez!!

12:16 - What Are Some Ways We Can Help Kids?

16:36 - Arizona Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents

18:07 DCS's Giving Tree Program

21:20 - Get In Touch With Rayetta and DCS

22:07 - Supporting DCS

28:32 - Good Word Of The Day!!

34:00 - Thank Yous and Skinny Vanilla Lattes!

Links

Feeding The Mouth That Bites You: A Complete Guide to Parenting Adolescents and Launching Them Into the World

by Kenneth Wilgus

Get in touch with Rayetta Sanchez - [email protected]

You can email her to get more info, to help out, or to get your FREE Arizona State Parks pass (if you are a current foster family!)

To find a DCS office near you, go here!

Visit Arizona Association for Foster and Adoptive Parents to join, connect with other families, and receive free bikes and shoes as a foster and adoptive family, and so much more! 

Good Word Of The Day

So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

2 Corinthians 4:18

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