• Rhonda Sciortino

Being someone else's "Plan B" can be pretty wonderful


Debbie Ausburn is a social worker-turned-lawyer who says, “I make my living as a lawyer, but what I do is take care of other people’s children.” After leaving social work in favor of law school, Debbie served as a house parent in residential care, foster parent, and criminal prosecutor. She now volunteers with, advises, and defends organizations that care for children and families.


Along the way, she married a man with three adult children and two children still at home. As Debbie explains, “I have never had biological children, but I have collected 7 children and 10 grandchildren.” Debbie tells foster parents and step-parents, and anyone else who is raising someone else's child that being someone else's Plan B can be pretty wonderful!


Debbie has shared her experiences and lessons learned in her forthcoming book, Raising Other People’s Children: What Foster Parenting Taught Me About Raising a Blended Family, to be released May 25, 2021. She blogs at debbieausburn.com, and can be booked for virtual conferences or keynotes at SuccessfulSurvivorsSolutions.com.

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