RWYK Father’s Day Special Episode ft. Dr. John DeGarmo

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In Conversation with TEDx Talk and Transformative Speaker, Dr. John DeGarmo – The Little Book of Foster Care Wisdom

Happy Father’s day to our listeners!

In honor of the Father’s Day, we are delighted to have an expert in Parenting and Foster Care Recipient of Good Morning America Ultimate Hero Award, Dr. John DeGarmoon the Reading with your kid’s podcast! Dr. DeGarmo joins us to discuss his new book The Little Book of Foster Care Wisdom, what the foster care system is like, some of the issues around Foster care and how we can help foster families and kids in foster care even if we are not the foster parents.

Dr. DeGarmo has been a foster parent to over 50 kids. In our Thanksgiving special episode, Dr. DeGarmo shares his experiences as a foster parent, shares an important message for Foster parents and some of the reasons why he is thankful to be a foster parent.

If you have considered becoming a foster parent or adopting a child in need, Tune in and you will be inspired to take the next step!


Here’s some information about Dr. John DeGarmo

Dr. John DeGarmoDr. John DeGarmo Leading expert in Parenting and Foster Care Field. Dr. DeGarmo is the author of several books, including the highly inspirational book Fostering Love: One Foster Parent’s Journey, and the foster care children’s book A Different Home: A New Foster Child’s Story. He is the host of the weekly radio show Parent Factors with Dr. John. Dr. DeGarmo is a consultant, a dynamic speaker, and informative trainer on the foster care system, and travels extensively, meeting with foster parents, child welfare workers, churches, schools, and organizations. He writes regularly for many magazines and is a regular contributor to several publications and newsletters, both in the United States and in Europe. Dr. DeGarmo is married to Dr. Kelly DeGarmo, who hails from Australia, and the two of them have six children, both biological and adoptive. Dr. DeGarmo and his wife are also currently foster parents to five siblings, bringing their household to eleven children. Dr. DeGarmo has been a foster parent for dozens of children for over a decade now. He has a passion for foster children and is driven to bring education and insight into general society about all things foster care.

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Here is the link to the Familius site celebrating this book


The Little Book of Foster Care Wisdom

365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement for Foster Care Families

Book Description

The Little Book of Foster Care Wisdom 365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement for Foster Care FamiliesFoster parenting is both a rewarding and a challenging job, a lifestyle of continuous learning and new experiences, and Daily Inspirations for Foster Care Families will be there to support you as you, in turn, support your foster children.
Filled with 365 days’ worth of daily tips, inspirational quotes, and motivational short stories from a foster care expert, this book is a must-read for modern child-welfare advocates, adoptive parents, and foster parents. It provides inspirational content every day, including instructions, tips, anecdotes, and more.


Pre-Order your signed copy of The Little Book of Foster Care Wisdom: 365 Days of Inspiration and Encouragement for Foster Care Families  HERE.



In this episode, we discuss

  • How can people help foster families or parents?
  • Dr. Degarmo shares his thoughts on how we can minister the kids in foster care to prepare them for life outside their foster homes.
  • What was it about foster parenting that drew Dr. Degarmo to foster care?
  • Some tips, strategies, and stories about foster care for today’s foster parents, social workers, and child advocates.


This episode is not to be missed and  If you enjoyed today’s show, please share it by using the social media buttons at the bottom of this page. Happy Thanksgiving to all our listeners! 

We’d love to hear what you think about the podcast and any suggestions on what you’d like to hear in future episodes. Feel free to connect with us on our social media, or email us anytime by contacting us.

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