Series 1: Building Family
Foster Care: Getting Started and Succeeding
With more than 400,000 children in the foster system nationwide, more couples are stepping up to meet the need to care for them. In this episode, Chrystal Smith, founder and executive of Foster Village in Dripping Springs, Texas, explains the process, the challenges, and the measures her own family took that made all the difference. Chrystal’s advice relates to families already having children, couples who have been through infertility, and those just starting out. She discusses one common factor that is vital to success for all.