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If you’re an adoptive parent looking for hope, practical tools, and friends who understand, this podcast is for you! Between the two of us, we represent all three parts of the adoption triad. We’ve been around the block a couple times with kids by birth, adoption, and foster care. And lived to tell about it. Don’t worry. We get it. And we’re here for you. Gain confidence in your parenting and hope for your family’s future.
 
Inspiration and insights for adoptive parents and adoptees around the world. Interviews and conversations to bring light and hope to empower. Adopters, adoptees and adoption professionals share their stories and what they've learned to help listeners navigate the sometimes tricky adoption journey. Listeners are in the USA (57%), UK (21%), Canada (7%). So why did I create this podcast? I was adopted at 5 weeks old and told about it so young I don't ever remember not knowing. I didn't suffer a ...
 
Hank Fortener, founder of AdoptTogether, gathers and shares stories of those touched by adoption. Adoptees, adoptive parents, birth mothers and adoption professionals share the joys and challenges of adoption. These incredible stories of lives transformed by adoption offer a powerful understanding of adoption and the tremendous power of family. AdoptTogether is the first non-profit, crowdfunding platform that bridges the gap between families who want to adopt and the children who need loving ...
 
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Greg Lombard Rea, M.Div, is an adoptive and bio dad, former pastor, Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) Practitioner, and a Post Adoption Support Specialist. Greg has been providing post-adoption support for families for a number of years. He recently joined us at The Adoption Connection and facilitates a group for dads in our membership com…
 
HollyAnn and her husband John founded Addy’s Hope in 2005 after a personal tragedy during an adoption. John and HollyAnn have 9 children: Paizley, CallieAnn, Noah, Toben, Ava, Madison, Journey, Ella and Deacon. HollyAnn has been involved in the adoption community in various roles since 2001 when she and John adopted their oldest son. HollyAnn’s fir…
 
Find out more about Brian and his incredible work: https://thebrianstanton.com/ https://www.facebook.com/brian.stanton3 https://www.atghostkingdom.com/ https://www.instagram.com/thebrianstanton/ https://www.facebook.com/ATghostkingdom https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-stanton-63141a24/על ידי Brian Stanton, Simon Benn
 
Darren received his bachelors degree in visual fine arts. Since university, he has worked varying graphic design and social media management positions. He's an imaginative foster/adoptive parent that can get children to go to bed by inventing a detailed story about small, friendly creatures living throughout the house that only come out at night. D…
 
Connect with Kerry https://www.linkedin.com/in/kerry-bocook-34261b83/ Heart to Home Adoption Agency, LLC (HTH) is a licensed Kentucky adoption agency that provides home studies, post placement visits, adoptive and foster parent education and referrals to other professional agencies to prospective adoptive/foster parents in Kentucky seeking to adopt…
 
Isaac Etter is an activist and social entrepreneur. Isaac was transracially adopted at the age of two. He recently founded Identity a startup focused on providing accessible, diverse, and ethical adoption and foster care education. Isaac also co-founded an education and advocacy organization, SafeHouse Lancaster, where he was the co-executive direc…
 
Herbie is the President & Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services and its ministry arms. He holds a Master’s of Business Administration in Accounting from Samford University. He worked with WAKM Companies, LLC, a prominent accounting firm, for several years as an independent auditor before being led to Lifeline in 2003 as Executive Direc…
 
We love bringing you lots of options for resources that might help make life better or easier. This week, we’re talking to Olga Ward about NeurOptimal neurofeedback, a system that is simple enough to be used at home. Olga is an adoptive mom and owner of Beaverton Neurofeedback in Oregon where she has a passion for restoring and creating harmony in …
 
Sarah works as a therapist with foster and adoptive families in a private practice in Manhattan. She was formerly the Executive Director of the Coalition, the Associate Director of AdoptUsKids, and a Senior Policy Analyst at Children’s Rights. She holds a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University. Her child welfare policy and practice…
 
Karl shares his family's story with humility, honesty and great insights. There's a big learnings around how his own perspectives on raising Catie have changed over time and how those changes have helped his daughter overcome some challenges to thrive.על ידי Karl Smith, Simon Benn
 
David and Susan Durovy fostered 27 kids and adopted 4 from the Virginia foster care system at ages 6, 16, 17, and 21. He was the President of The Post Institute for 10 years and now writes articles for parents and professionals with adopted/foster children in their care. He is the Director of The LoveMore Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to helping…
 
Adrienne Elliott has worked in all aspects of the child welfare system including intake, child protection, permanency and adoption. She was an adjunct faculty member for the University of Denver and Metropolitan State University and taught courses in Family Social Work, Foster Care and Adoption and co-taught a college level course for caseworkers a…
 
Tamekia Swint founded Styles For Girlz, NFP, in 2010 after teaching a hair braiding class on a Missions Trip to Poland to a group of students at an English Language learning camp. Upon returning to the United States, an associate introduced her to a transracial adoptive mom who needed hair care for her two daughters. Pleased with Tamekia's work, Ma…
 
Mentor Moments give you a chance to join the conversation as we answer a listener question. These episodes guarantee we’re providing the most helpful tools and resources for exactly where you are. This week’s question is: How do I find a skilled babysitter for my challenging kids? Share your experience and advice in our private Facebook group or as…
 
Fiona is responsible for service delivery and development across Scotland. Fiona manages a team of skilled and experienced staff members who have personal and professional experience allowing them to offer information, advice and support to adoptive families in Scotland. With a degree in Sociology and a qualification in Speech and Language therapy,…
 
Xinthia was adopted from China and grew up in the Netherlands. She works in IT and volunteers with Adoptiepedia. Connect with her here https://www.linkedin.com/in/xinthiakrielaart/?originalSubdomain=nl The Adoptiepedia Foundation is the first interest group for all Chinese and Taiwanese adoptees in the Netherlands. The target? Provide support, afte…
 
Here's what Meaghan says about about herself: "I am a Master Therapeutic Counsellor (registered) and Late-Discovery Adoptee. A survivor of trauma and abuse. A wife and mother. For many years, I worked as a Birth Doula, and later as a Shantala Baby Massage Instructor. Our family has fostered teens, and been a perspective adoptive family at one time.…
 
Born in 1969, leading international foster care expert, consultant, and TED Talk speaker Dr. John DeGarmo has worn many hats throughout his life. Singing and dancing while touring around the world in the international super group, Up With People, serving as a D.J. at four different radio stations on two different continents, working in the professi…
 
What if you could build connections with your child and strengthen their brain at the same time? And what if you could both have fun doing it? In this episode, Ann Maura Hinton talks about brain games and why they’re great tools for our families. We also talk about preparing for a new school year and setting your family up for success. Ann Maura is…
 
St Elizabeth Foundation is a non-profit adoption agency in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Find out more about them at https://stelizabethfoundation.org/ https://www.facebook.com/stelizabethfoundation/ https://www.instagram.com/saintelizabeth88/ https://twitter.com/stelizabeth88 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5a1SigRo4vOyKJPBNUlIjQ/featured #adoption #a…
 
Connect with Angie at https://www.linkedin.com/in/angie-brunhart-8a1b246/ Adoption Services are a licensed private, non-profit Wisconsin Adoption agency with offices in Appleton, Milwaukee, and Waukesha. They serve adoption needs throughout Wisconsin. Find out more about agency at https://www.adoptionservicesinc.com/ https://www.facebook.com/adopti…
 
Heather originally joined the DPA family in 2011 and served as the Child Placement Supervisor for six years. After living out-of-state for a year, she was thrilled to re-join the team in 2018 as Executive Director. Heather has long had a heart for children and families and became interested in adoption during college through an internship at an ado…
 
Connect with Ian at https://www.linkedin.com/in/ian-forber-pratt-753b0311/ Here's what The Institute For Child Welfare Innovation is all about: "Here at the Institute we promote logical, effective and healing child welfare services that produce great results. We challenge the mindset of old-school thinkers, and we bring passion, patience and experi…
 
As we start this school year, we want to encourage you with these reflections courtesy of the Enneagram. The Enneagram is our favorite tool for understanding ourselves and the people we love. It gives us insight for how we can become the best version of ourselves and better parents. We recognize that the Enneagram is complex, and the way we’ve repr…
 
Karen leads Texas Foster Care and Adoption Services. Connect with Karen at https://www.linkedin.com/in/karen-perez-9b2212b0/ Texas Foster Care and Adoption Services is a private non-profit child placing agency licensed by the State of Texas. The organization was formed by like-minded individuals, dedicated to the mission of making a real difference…
 
Jodi is the President of The Adoptee Group and Josh is their mental health director. The Adoptee Group was founded in 2020 to serve the Korean adoptees. It was later decided to support all adoptees and the adoption community. The group grew to 23 volunteers in the early stages. In 2021, their organization will launch TAG Network, a program that wil…
 
Middle school can be an awkward and tumultuous season for our kids. Deep down they want connection, but their behaviors may push parents away. Nabil Zerizef is an adoptive father, author, and middle school principal. He shares insights on how we can connect with our middle schooler. We also talk about A Kids Book About Adoption which he co-authored…
 
Here's what Steffany says about herself "I have been a part of the adoption field since 1993 and found it to be very rewarding. I was introduced to the field of adoption in college while obtaining my first master’s degree in Family Life Education and Consultation. I had always had an interest in unplanned pregnancy and infertility, but it was not u…
 
Connect with Whitney at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracy-whitney-9270a312b/ Creating a Family is the national adoption & foster care education and support nonprofit. Their mission is to strengthen and inspire adoptive, foster & kinship parents and the professionals who support them. Their vision is that every adopted and foster child has a family…
 
Sandra Flach is a wife, mom of eight—five through adoption, and Mimi to five precious grandchildren. Her heart and calling is to encourage and equip adoptive and foster parents and to inspire Christians to tangibly care for children and families in crisis as co-founder of Justice For Orphans. For more about Sandra visit: https://www.sandraflach.com…
 
Find out more about Brenda here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brenda-farrell-5b20359a/?originalSubdomain=uk Barnardos are the largest not-for-profit fostering and adoption agency in the UK and have over 100 years' experience of placing children with families. They find, train and support carers and adoptive families so they can transform children’s …
 
You’re trying to get your child out the door for school and he has a meltdown. What do you do now? Do you push harder? Do you back off? In this episode, Jessica Sinarski teaches us about P.A.C.E. and how to use Playfulness, Acceptance Curiosity, and Empathy to help get your child’s upstairs (thinking) brain back online. This is a practical and help…
 
Greg was adopted at 7 days old, find out more about him at: https://twitter.com/gregoryluce?lang=en https://gregoryluce.com/ He's a lawyer working exclusively for adult adopted people, find out more at: https://adopteerightslaw.com/ https://www.facebook.com/adopteerightslaw https://twitter.com/adopteelaw/ He's also the founder of a national U.S. no…
 
Renée Carter is the CEO of Adopt Change, which also operates the program My Forever Family NSW. Renée is also a member of the Institute Advisory Group for the independent research centre Institute of Open Adoption Studies (The University of Sydney) and is Vice Chair of the NSW Committee on Adoption and Permanent Care (COAPC). Renée is a member of A…
 
Rich Valenza is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RaiseAChild. As the father of two children adopted through Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, Rich understands firsthand the trials and tribulations of LGBT community members and of single parents who seek to build families. In addition to his personal experience…
 
Check out Joe at: https://www.adoptionhealing.com/ https://www.facebook.com/joe.soll https://twitter.com/joesoll1?lang=en https://www.linkedin.com/in/joesoll/ Get his book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adoption-Healing-path-recovery-Soll-ebook/dp/B0032AMDN2 https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0032AMDN2/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0 #adoption #adoptiona…
 
Clutter in our lives can exacerbate behaviors related to ADHD, trauma, and sensory processing disorder. The start of the school year brings extra stuff to manage including lunches, school forms, sports equipment, etc. Wendy Zanders, aka Your Declutter Coach, is a Professional Organizer who had undiagnosed ADD as a child and now helps special needs …
 
Here's a bit about Ranjanna "I am passionate about empowering you and your child to rise above and beyond your challenges and lead the life you truly deserve. I work with meditation, gratitude and breathing exercises, using a combination of NLP coaching techniques and ‘Huna’, the ancient Hawaiian healing technique to increase spirituality and energ…
 
Here's what Brianne says about herself: "I am an innovator at the intersection of genealogy and DNA with a passion for ancestry testing and other DNA testing that helps people understand more about their past, present, and potential future. My diverse background includes clinical genetic counseling, research, project coordination, public speaking, …
 
Ade offers bespoke recruitment package for fostering and adoption panels. Matching individuals that hold diverse skills and bring valuable experiences with requirements that meet fostering and adoption panels. Train and coach panel members. Consultancy and review of central list composition. Mentorship for panel members. Find out more at https://ww…
 
Here's a little about Nathan : "I am a therapist and national child welfare consultant who uses my life, educational, and professional experiences to improve the foster care system throughout North America. I entered foster care when I was 10 after significant abuse and neglect, as well as insufficient child welfare interventions, resulted in two o…
 
Jamie and Tom are proud dads via adoption to their two handsome sons, Lyall and Richard. Their boys had a rough start to their little lives so their mission is to provide their lads with extraordinary experiences and memories. Visit the Daddy & Dad blog where they share all the highs and lows of adoptive parenting, collaborate with global family br…
 
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