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For Foster's Sake

For Foster's Sake

By Rogelio Orozco
An inner look at the foster/adoption process as told from the perspective of someone currently going through it.
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Episode 14: Updates from Pandemicland
In this episode, Rogelio listens to a voice message sent in by listener Laura, discusses grief as described by Patton Oswalt, and updates on general day-to-day FDILF-hood.
June 10, 2020
Episode 13: So You're a Resource Parent During a Pandemic!
Rogelio describes how being a resource parent has changed due to COVID-19; update on the ever-growing Monstro; and Rogelio bids farewell to Kevin and Bean/ Kevin in the Mornings & talks about how he won stuff on the radio and on Insta. Stay tuned all the way to the end to hear an actual clip from the radio segment. If you listen carefully, you can hear a certain Monstro guest starring.
April 2, 2020
Episode 12: Down the Rabbit Hole
After a brief hiatus, For Foster’s Sake returns with Rogelio describing a NRFM, talks overbearing grandmothers, and breaks down new Oreo and Girl Scout cookies. 
March 10, 2020
Episode 11: For Foster's Sake for A New Decade
Rogelio explains some major difficulties with being a resouce parent, explores his feelings regarding his perception as a parent in public, and closes by apologizing for some of his previous mistakes.
January 9, 2020
In the 10th episode, Rogelio talks about visiting the DCFS medical hub, swaddling no more, and changing-tables. Also, good-bye, Bean Baxter.
November 19, 2019
Episode 9: Rise of For Foster's Sake
In the triumphant return of FFS, Rogelio catches us up on what's been happening with Monstro, visitations, and the near future; Monstro's sleep patterns are discussed; Parenting choices regarding diet are explored; The farewell segment is still long.
October 25, 2019
The Exciting Continuation of FDILF and His Baby Monstro!
Rogelio answers all of the questions to last episode's nail-biting cliffhanger, explains how sleep is a thing of the past, describes the visits with the bio-parents, and closes (?) the show on a soap-box and reading from a catalogue. This episode is long enough, so no intro was recorded to try and acount for the run-time.
September 15, 2019
Ep. 7 Survey Says: BABY!
Rogelio describes the ups and downs of having their first placement. He documents the moment they hear they might get a placement; goes through the first night; how a doctor visit went; and closes the show in gratitude. Listen carefully and you may hear a baby!
August 30, 2019
I Got Back From My Summer Vacation and Still Had No Child
Rogelio revisits and breaks down previous episodes; he describes the first introduciton he had with becoming a resource family & goes over the main checklist of what is required; Disney and kid's movies without a child: is that cool?; Rogelio let's his inner basic white girl out, talks his golf game, and bakes challah. L'chiam!
August 18, 2019
Episode 5: FFS Gets a Brand New Pair of Shoes (and Mic, Sound Board, and Toys)
The exciting conclusion to our last episode. Did we or did we not get the placement? We have our first guest (I had to pull some strings). Rogelio discusses coming to term with being a stay-at-home dad! Listen to the very end for some encouraging words from our guest.
August 12, 2019
Roller Coaster ... of Fostering (Say What?!) - August 2, 2019
Listen to the moment we discover we will be getiing a placement, how we reacted to the news the following day, and how Rogelio looks great with a baby sling. Also, make sure you stay for the final segement (stinger) for an update.
August 2, 2019
Ep. 3: Approval, Dad Cliches, and You.
Rogelio describes the process of final approval and what that means, talks about jumping into the deep end of dadhood, and tries to bring some clarity to discussing the subject of fostering and adopting. Also, fun with music.
July 24, 2019
Episode 2 - July 14, 2019 (The guy who comes up with titles is on vacation)
In the second episode, Rogelio talks about the dreaded home inspection checklist, foster red-tape, and reads highlights from the couples report. Special guest appearance by Browning the Dog.
July 15, 2019
"For Foster's Sake" Maiden Voyage
In our inaugural episode, Rogelio launches into his personal experience as to why he decided to embark on this journey, the different types of fostering, and what to expect in the very beginning of the process. For everyone who was ever curious as to what it takes and how to start to foster or becoming a resource family, this might be a good first stop.
July 5, 2019