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Episode 130: 2021 Year-End Book Review

Fostering Voices Podcast

Release Date: 12/31/2021

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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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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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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Episode 137: For The Control Freaks show art Episode 137: For The Control Freaks

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Episode 136: How to Survive Your Winter Season show art Episode 136: How to Survive Your Winter Season

Fostering Voices Podcast

This episode features my sweet friend, Jodie Botma, who on the outside may look like she has a pretty darn good life! And she does! But she has also just come out of such a dark and hard season, and she shares with us how she survived the longest and darkest year of her life. And she has gone through many hard things in her life already, so that is actually saying a lot! Even though we may not have the tools to help you get out of your winter season, we believe this episode can help you through it! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro  7:05 - Different Seasons of Life 11:31 – Winter as a Season of...

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Episode 135: Legacy and Inheritance  show art Episode 135: Legacy and Inheritance

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Episode 134: Helping Kids with Their Thoughts - Interview with a Child Psychologist show art Episode 134: Helping Kids with Their Thoughts - Interview with a Child Psychologist

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This week we are so pleased to have Dr. Dayna Harris - a Child Psychologist, with us on the podcast! She has an Educational Specialist Degree and a Doctor of Education Degree, and she truly loves to work with kids. In fact we met because she was the Child Psychologist at our kids' school! And her son is one of my son's best friends! Dr. Harris shares with us how to help our kids to think about what they are thinking about, and encourages us as parents to do the same! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro  2:39 - Dr. Dayna's Background 4:19 - Good Word Of The Day!!! 6:21 - Functioning in Dysfunction...

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Episode 134: Helping Kids with Their Thoughts - Interview with a Child Psychologist show art Episode 134: Helping Kids with Their Thoughts - Interview with a Child Psychologist

Fostering Voices Podcast

This week we are so pleased to have Dr. Dayna Harris - a Child Psychologist, with us on the podcast! She has an Educational Specialist Degree and a Doctor of Education Degree, and she truly loves to work with kids. In fact we met because she was the Child Psychologist at our kids' school! And her son is one of my son's best friends! Dr. Harris shares with us how to help our kids to think about what they are thinking about, and encourages us as parents to do the same! Chapters: 0:00 - Intro  2:39 - Dr. Dayna's Background 4:19 - Good Word Of The Day!!! 6:21 - Functioning in Dysfunction...

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More Episodes

Here are our top 5 books from 2021 with honorable mentions of the other 40+ books we read this year. We love to read as a way to grow our minds to different ideas and perspectives and we hope you enjoy these books as much as we do! 

Chapters:

0:00 - Intro 

2:46 - Intro to High and Low from 2021

6:47 - Actual(!) High and Low from 2021

11:44 - The Books of 2021

13:28 - Quick Thank You to Our Sponsors

14:06 - The Books of 2021 cont.

31:09 - Good Word Of The Day!!!

33:21 - Continued Focus on Health

Gigantic 2021 Book Review

Jihae Books

Re-Read Books

Chris’s Books

Read Together

 

Keeping Score:

Jihae - 29 Books

Chris - 19 Books

Jihae is the 2021 FV Pod Book Reading Champion!!

Other Links:

Lily’s devo she did on the Bible App - Growing Your Faith 

Patrick Lencioni 5 Dysfunctions of a Team

‎At The Table with Patrick Lencioni: The Five Dysfunctions …

Dave Ramsey Goal Sheet 

Bek and Kev goal setting with kids

Good Word of the Day

“Don’t ask yourself how you can be more efficient, ask yourself how you can be more effective.” –  Carey Nieuwhof

Wishing you all a great new year of healthy bodies, spirits, and minds!

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