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3 Questions come to mind when I reflect on my conversation with Debbie Ausburn:
These questions and more are answered in this episode as Debbie weaves her fostering, social work, and step-parenting experiences into her work as a lawyer. Curious? Me, too! Hit the PLAY button!
You can find Debbie's new release, Raising Other People’s Children, What Foster Parenting Taught Me About Bringing Together a Blended Family, on her website. She recounts the lessons that her foster children taught her about raising children who had lost their intact biological families, and how she put those lessons into practice when she married and helped raise a blended family.
The 1995 Adverse Childhood Experiences Study Debbie referred to can be found here.
P.S. One of my fave blog posts relates to resiliency in blended families through the power of stories. You can find that intel here. It's worth the read!
More about Debbie here.