Jun 19 2022
How to support each other in the struggles of fostering
In this episode, we’re talking about supporting each other in the struggles of fostering in a wholistic perspective. 1. Physical Home life (chores, responsibilities, etc. ) Foster duties such as insurance, appointments, etc. The spouse who’s NOT taking on more task encouraging the other to take a break Keeping health and fitness a priority Keeping intimacy a priority 2. Spiritual Keeping relationship with God THE priority as individuals Praying together Practicing faith - speak to trusting God when you don’t know something is going to go Examples - the future of the kids, will we lose them, will this adoption happen 3. Mental/Emotional Doing the things that replenish and rejuvenate you When you’re struggling with a super difficult child Practicing living with suffering and daily dying to self When you’re struggling with losing a child Seeking help if you need it Important of grace Your support of each other is more powerful when you’re supporting the whole person.