Today’s episode features Genise Hope, author, foster mom and survivor of childhood sexual abuse. She shares about her book Raising PEARLS (Prepared, Empowered, Armored, Restored, Loved & Secure Children) and how to best utilize it when talking to your kids about protection from abuse or abduction.

Genise explains how dealing with her own childhood trauma as an adult became a necessary part of becoming a foster parent. She gives important reminders for those interested in fostering children and what to expect.

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