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Foster Family Matters

21 EpisodesProduced by CK Family ServicesWebsite

Don't worry, we are professionals. Ryan, Lori, Jailynn, and Shawn talk about parenting children in these complex modern times. Topics will vary and through it all, you'll be informed, restored, empowered, and entertained.

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We're Back! Come Meet Our Newest Show Host.

May 11th, 2021

29:43

Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Ryan North, Lori Fangue, LPC, Jailynn Smiley, and Shawn Wilson. Our show is a production of …

Negotiation: Part 5 of the Four Tenets of Healthy Relationships

January 2nd, 2020

45:18

Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan North, and Lori Fangue, LPC. Our show is a production of CK Family …

Interdependence: Part 4 of the Four Tenets of Health Relationships

December 19th, 2019

40:30

Interdependence: Part 4 of the Four Tenets of Healthy Relationships

Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan …

National Adoption Month: A Conversation with Lauren Hudgeons

November 5th, 2019

1:02:14
Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan North, and Lori Fangue. If you don’t already know, we are a foster care, …

Receiving Care: Part 3 of the Four Tenets of Health Relationships

November 5th, 2019

27:04
Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan North, and Lori Fangue. If you don’t already know, we are a foster care, …

Part 2: Four Tenets of Healthy Relationships

October 24th, 2019

29:06
Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan North, and Lori Fangue. If you don’t already know, we are a foster care, …

Part 1: Four Tenets of Healthy Relationships

September 5th, 2019

30:02
Welcome to Foster Family Matters

Thank you for joining us! Welcome to another episode of Foster Family Matters with your hosts Shawn Wilson, Ryan North, and Lori Fangue. If you don’t already know, we are a foster care, …

School is Back in Session: Parenting Tips

August 22nd, 2019

44:44

In episode 14, Shawn, Lori, and Ryan discuss tips for parenting success during the transition from summer routine to the school year.

If you have a …

Part 2: "The Whole Brain Child" Book Discussion

June 27th, 2019

49:36

Shawn, Ryan, and Lori discuss The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina …

Part 1: "The Whole Brain Child" Book Discussion

June 13th, 2019

42:06

Shawn, Ryan, and Lori discuss the introduction, chapter 1 and chapter 2 of The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's …

Summer is Here! Managing Transitions (Part 2)

May 30th, 2019

43:28

A well-managed transition can make or break your day.  It can be the difference maker, for the difference maker (a.k.a. YOU).  Whether you are …

Summer is Coming, Managing Transitions

May 16th, 2019

29:53

While many have been focused on the arrival of Winter in recent months, I assure you . . . Summer is Coming.  One of the best methods parents can use for improving their own experiences is to plan ahead and help their …

Happy Mother's Day?

May 9th, 2019

30:47

May 12, 2019, we celebrate Mother’s Day, which became a national holiday in the United States in May 1914.  Anna Jarvis is credited with founding …

Let's Keep Parenting Real

May 2nd, 2019

32:52

September 12, 1962, President John Kennedy spoke the following words, “But why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal? And they may well …

Can Support Networks & Community Make a Difference?

April 18th, 2019

21:50

We were made for relationship. We were meant to live in relationship with other people. Nothing lives in isolation. At some point, you are going to …

Self-Regulation: Just Breathe . . .

April 5th, 2019

27:27

Karyn Purvis described self-regulation as “the body's ability to calm itself, by itself”. The discussion in this episode centers around three stages …

What is Trauma?

April 4th, 2019

23:54

Trauma has become something of a buzz word lately.  If you are a parent, or supporter of parents, of children with special needs, you've likely heard "trauma informed", "trauma aware" or some other variant used to …

Felt Safety: Why Knowing we are Safe is not Enough

April 4th, 2019

25:01

We've all seen that look in our children's eyes (or perhaps our spouse's or our own). We are confident; we know they are safe.  They may even say they know they are safe as well.  But they are frozen with fear, running …

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