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The podcast where adoptees discuss the adoption experience. This is not the usual adoption talk. You will find real, raw, and deep feelings addressed in these interviews. No sugar-coating here! Come and laugh, cry, learn and heal with us. Adult adoptees share stories of search, reunion, and secondary rejection. Adoptees On also curates recommended resources to encourage and educate the adoption community about adoptee issues.
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Mind Your Own Karma–The Adoption Chronicles Podcast educates listeners on the realities of adoption through the stories of adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents. We delve into their journeys, exploring identity, the emotional impacts of adoption, and the complexities that are involved when a child is removed from their biology. We also tackle tough topics like transracial adoption and adoption ethics, featuring experts and advocates. By sharing these diverse perspectives we hope to n ...
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In this podcast I deconstruct the romanticism holding up the adoption industry and expose the lies, abuse, and pain that gets silenced. I'm here to unwrap the shiny bow around adoption and speak my truths as an adoptee. In doing so, I explain what it means and what it feels like to “come out of the fog”. This isn't your feel good podcast, I am an angry, healing and honest adoptee.
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The Anna Jinja show focuses on the stories, issues, and questions connected to adoption and foster care experiences. The host is an international adoptee with biological roots in Korea and adopted roots in the United States. As you can imagine, her journey and experiences as a transracial adoptee are multifaceted. Her experiences have been with the pain of discrimination and rejection as well as the joys of self-discovery and learning to embrace all aspects of her identity. Along the way, sh ...
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The Janchi Show is a podcast where three Korean adoptees explore what life is like after you're adopted by white people. Nathan Nowack, Patrick Armstrong, and KJ Roelke share their own unique journeys into discovering and learning more about their Korean and adoptee identities through conversations with each other and guests. Each episode they'll also try a Korean snack or drink! Join us each week and follow us at @janchishow across all social platforms.
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100% real talk with your two new Korean adoptee besties! Hana and Ryan, Korean adoptees from Melbourne, Australia, talk about anything and everything adoption related, including race, gender, birth family search and reunion, and more. Original podcast music by Domus.
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Join Mal + Kate each Monday as they talk about adoption, parenthood, Disney, and MORE! They are two adoptive moms that seek to love, support, and elevate all corners of the adoption triad through honest conversations with adoptive parents, birth moms, & adoptees, all while running Funding Love, a non-profit that strengthens bonds, builds community, and restores people through all-expenses-paid vacations to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida! So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine; the ...
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Open Adoption Project

Lanette & Shaun Nelson

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This podcast is about connecting. It's about growing. It's about stretching. In society nowadays, it's easy to fall into echo chambers. This is not an echo chamber. Open Adoption Project is a community dedicated to listening and learning, and building relationships based on healthy respect and communication. The Open Adoption Project focuses on improving adoptee experiences by encouraging open communication between all members of the adoption constellation, nurturing ongoing open adoption re ...
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TCK Tales

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Stories told by Third Culture Kids, kids who grow up surrounded by two or more cultures due to parents traveling, the family culture of adoption. This could be expat kids, missionary kids, military kids, transracial and transnational adoptees, or multi-ethnic kids. These stores are about both the adventures and realities of growing up in between two cultures. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/t-c-k-tales/support
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There are many ways to build your family. Fostering-to-adopt is not the easiest, but it's a beautiful and profoundly impactful thing to do. Join Rachel Fulginiti, a voice actor and two-time foster to adopt mom, as she shares her own story and the stories of others who have successfully navigated the foster care system and landed at adoption. In Season One we'll explore the complex journey, touching on subjects like welcoming newborns or older children into your home, resiliency through loss ...
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Join Kimberly Jane ("KJ") Nasrul - artist, speaker, and licensed trauma specialist nursing a lifelong obsession with storytelling and melting cheese - in conversation about mental wellness, resilience, and creativity as the catalyst for true healing. Serving as a guide for the recovery of your Creativity & Compassion, KJ's mission is to support you in remembering and expressing your healing voice, your story of astonishing light.
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Adoption Arena focuses on discussing the complex and ever changing issues that affect adoptees, foster families and those who are linked with the adoption and fostering world in some way. We are based in the UK but overseas adoptions mean that more understanding of multi-cultural families and ethnicity is often required for young people and families to really flourish. This programme is hosted by Joy Carter, who is herself a transracial adoptee from Nigeria to the UK arriving in London at th ...
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On She Goes; a travel & lifestyle podcast made for women of color, by women of color. The goal of On She Goes is to uplift the voices of ALL women of color, and to encourage women of color to travel more confidently, more adventurously and more often. The On She Goes crew discusses a range of topics from, Traveling while Black, Representation in Mainstream Media, The Great Outdoors, Getting Paid to Travel, Politics, Transracial Adoption, Road Trips, Ancestry, Current Events and more.
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My name is JC (Jean Claude) Brooks, and my mission is to give a voice to those who have ever felt like they didn’t fit under a certain category… those who might feel like they “don’t belong.” From growing up as a young Haitian boy to being adopted as a teenager into a Caucasian family in America, this is my story of becoming. I look forward to introducing you to people like me, people unlike me, and people who are still figuring it out. We will also explore how you can help children who are ...
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Comadres y Comics Podcast

Period Podcast Network

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Comadres y Comics, a podcast hosted by three Latina women hoping to highlight the role that Latinos have in the comic book industry not only as creators but as consumers and fans. Produced by Period Podcast Network http://www.periodpodcastnetwork.com
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Welcome to the Riverside Project podcast! We are mobilizing Houston to empower families and transform generations. We hope these conversations give you a greater understanding of the issues facing our community and inspire you to find your place along the River. Learn more about our work by visiting riversideproject.org or follow us on Instagram, Facebook, or YouTube.
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Adoption journeys can be filled with twists and turns, legal jargon, hard-to-understand concepts, and overwhelming emotions. Don't go it alone! Our Board Certified Adoption Attorneys will help you navigate your journey to adoption with experienced guest hosts, and will provide hope and inspiration along the way. Listen as we speak the truth about the love, law, and the learning process accompanying adoption. We will show you there's so much More to Love in this Adoption Podcast. *This podcas ...
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Taking racial struggles to the throne of grace, United? We Pray is a ministry devoted to praying about racial strife—especially between Christians. United? We Pray (UWP) is a ministry to help Christians pray and think about racial strife. We want to encourage Christians amid the strife to rely upon God in prayer. So our prayers can be informed, we strive to learn and write about race, racism and its effects, and theology. We aim to be biblical, beneficial, and clear in all our efforts. While ...
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Strange Fruit

Louisville Public Media

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Jaison Gardner and Dr. Kaila Story talk race, gender, and LGBTQ issues, from politics to pop culture. A new episode every week, from Louisville Public Media.
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In the Still Coloring podcast, author, speaker, and founder of Broken Crayons Still Color, Toni Collier, invites you to lean into the stories of women and men that uncover their brokenness and practically show how they rebuilt their lives with hope and grit. Toni hopes that you will be inspired, poured into, and walk away believing that you too can create something beautiful with your life, no matter what.
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The Here to Help Podcast

Laura - Foster Parent Partner

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Practical support and tips for foster parents, kinship providers, and child welfare professionals, as told by those with lived experiences, nonprofits, and professionals on the ground, helping kids and families impacted by foster care.
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A Longer Table

Manda Carpenter

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How do I respond if my kid tells me they're transgender? What can we actually do to end homelessness? Is everyone having more sex than us? Author, speaker and advocate, Manda Carpenter, asks these types of questions daily. Now, she's created a space where these questions and more are answered publicly. There’s no topic that’s off-limits as she and her guests get real about relationships, social justice, faith and more. All curiosities and perspectives are welcome at this table. Pull up a sea ...
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A Year of Listening Podcast is designed to reclaim the lost art of civil, compassionate, and nuanced conversation about a variety of polarizing topics. In short, we’re tackling all the topics your mother warned you not to discuss at cocktail parties. The goal of this show is to help people understand the very personal experiences that often guide our beliefs in the hopes that this expands our compassion and empathy for those who believe differently than us. I have no doubt that in every epis ...
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How does a transracial adoptee navigate the intricate tapestry of identity, culture, and belonging? Join us as Maria Fernanda, a passionate advocate and voice for adoptees, shares her heart-wrenching yet empowering journey from Quito, Ecuador, to her adoptive home in the United States. Maria's story is one of resilience and determination, as she un…
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The Book Club Crew is back together for PART 2 of "You Should Be Grateful": Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker. “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.” Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression …
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The talented singer-songwriter Bruce Dalzell, a previous guest introduced the host to a literary force: Lori Jakiela. Lori, with seven acclaimed books, including the transformative memoir Belief is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe, shares her journey as an adoptee, evoking laughter and tears that create deep connections. Lori’s latest work, They Write …
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Pastor Joshua Chatman joins Austin to talk about how to be agents of unity in difficult political seasons. We learned during the last election cycle of the deep divides within the Church over politics. Josh and Austin talk about what we should not do, and what we should do as we relate to our brothers and sisters who think differently about politic…
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We are taking a little side chat, a break from our season's theme of mixed relationships and family dynamics, because guess what? Mixunderstood and yours truly, Hanna-Lee, went to our first event for mixed people! This episode is a bit different from our usual format. I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Free to Be Fest, a celebration of …
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Welcome Liz DeBetta to the podcast! Dr. Liz DeBetta, creator of Migrating Toward Wholeness© is an adoptee and independent scholar-artist-activist committed to changing systems and helping people navigate trauma through creative processes. She believes that stories are powerful change agents and when we write them and share them we connect and heal.…
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285 | [Healing Series] The Seven Insights into Adoptee Attachment with Pam Cordano, MFT Today’s episode is a special episode in our Healing Series, where I interview therapists who are also adoptees themselves, so they know from personal experience what it feels like to be an adoptee. We’re joined by Pam Cordano, MFT, talking all about the seven ch…
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Send us a Text Message. Keshia The child welfare system is waging war on Black families, and Keshia Adeniyi-Dorsey is on the front lines. In this episode, she shares her journey from foster child to family defender, exposing the racist roots of CPS and the urgent need for change. Keisha breaks down her tactics for protecting families during CPS inv…
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Join us as we welcome Joy Castro, an acclaimed author whose literary thrillers set in post-Katrina New Orleans have captivated readers worldwide. Joy's personal adoption story and her poignant short story, Giving Jewel Away, featured in the anthology A Ghost at Heart's Edge, offer a deeply moving exploration of longing, love, and the search for ori…
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Dan Darling joins the show once again to talk through political convictions. It's no secret that this is a difficult political season for a lot of Christians. Without diving into the weeds of any specific issue, Dan and Austin discuss how we should arrive at our political convictions and how we should relate to brothers and sisters who have arrived…
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Rebecca Berg, MS, RDN (she/her/hers) is a Los Angeles-based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and adoptee who specializes in eating disorders, mental health, and body image! She is passionate about helping adoptees learn how to connect to and care for their bodies. Alongside you, she gently explores food and body coping mechanisms with curiosity an…
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In part 1, we explored what it was like for Maria Fernanda growing up as a mixed-race transracial adoptee. We delved into the emotional complexities of birthdays as an adoptee, what it was like growing up with white parents, and being in an interracial relationship and getting pregnant unexpectedly. Becoming a young mom was a turning point for Mari…
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This episode of The Riverside Project Podcast is hosted by Chandler James, our Director of Church Mobilization. We are so excited to have him in this seat today! Collaboration is a big part of what we do at The Riverside Project. It’s how we connect, share resources, communicate about the needs of families and children in foster care, and more. For…
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Please remember to rate and review our podcast! Check out your YouTube channel @comadresycomics CHISME DE LA SEMANA: Anger over the use of AI in art heated up over the weekend after Adi Granov called out DC cover artist Francesco Mattina for using AI in a variant cover for Superman #18. ON MY RADAR: House of the Dragon on HBO season 2 & DC's newest…
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Happy fourth of July! This week we are joined by special guest, Pastor Bobby Scott. "Bible Bobby" is a friend of the ministry who has been on the podcast and has written for us several times. He has a particular interest in black history and all the ways our nation has failed to live up to its ideals in its treatment of black people. Despite this, …
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Join us on a transformative journey as we welcome Dr. Sarah Docan-Morgan, an esteemed professor of communication studies and celebrated author of "In Reunion: Transnational Korean Adoptees and the Communication of Family". In this heartfelt episode, Dr. Sarah shares profound insights from her groundbreaking monograph, emphasizing the importance of …
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Jennifer is an adoptee and an Arizona-based Sound Healer originally from Queens, New York, and was born in Croatia. She is now living in reunion with most of her birth family, with the exception of her birthmother that died 3 years ago before they could meet. Jennifer’s background is in social work, and she found sound therapy quite by accident on …
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Adoptee Lexi Condie shares her experience in this touching episode. Lexi was adopted by Aymee and Reed at age 8 along with her older brother Tyler, who was the son of Reed. Aymee and Reed decided it would be best to let Lexi and Tyler stay in contact with their mother (Stevoni), who was in prison at that time. Over the years Lexi developed a fantas…
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A wise man named Walt Disney once said, "Times and conditions change so rapidly that we must keep our aim constantly focused on the future." THAT is what we want to do at Funding Love: focus on the future and be willing to shift and change when growth is knocking. On this weeks episode, Mal + Kate announce a break from recoding after over two years…
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Send us a Text Message. Benjamin Words matter. Especially when it comes to adoption. Benjamin Lundberg Torres Sanchez isn't just "adopted" - they were separated from their first family for 28 years. In this episode, we unpack how the language we use shapes our understanding of adoption. Benjamin shares their journey of rejecting industry terminolog…
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We are thrilled to sit down with the incredibly talented Susan Ito, a literary powerhouse with a lifelong passion for storytelling. Susan's journey began with the magic of reading at just three years old and evolved into crafting captivating narratives by the age of six, leaving a lasting impact on the literary world. Susan is an accomplished write…
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On today's special episode, Pastor Isaac Adams interviews one of his church members, Brittany Elmer. Brittany and her husband have adopted three special needs children, none of whom share their ethnicity. Her son, Isaac, went to be with the Lord earlier this year. Brittany shares how the prayers of her friends carried her through that tragedy, and …
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Identity is not a destination but a journey, especially for transracial adoptees. In this Episode we are diving into the conversation around transracial and transcultural adoption. I am honored to host Patrick Samuel Young Armstrong, a multifaceted individual, a podcaster, speaker, creator and a new father. Patrick's journey as a Korean-American, t…
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Michelle Madrid is the author of Let Us Be Greater: AGentle, Guided Path to Healing for Adoptees and host of the Electricity of You Podcast. She is an international adoptee, former foster child in the UK, and an adoptee empowerment life coach who has been recognized as an Angels in Adoption® Honoree by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Instit…
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Please remember to rate and review our podcast! Check out your YouTube channel @comadresycomics CHISME DE LA SEMANA: Q-Con, the all-LGBTQ+ comic convention! Q-Con 2024 will be held at Plummer Park's Fiesta Hall in West Hollywood on June 15th! Jason Momoa chisme. ON MY RADAR: Sweet Tooth season 3 & DRAWING BLOOD #1 (OF 12) by KEVIN EASTMAN. HORA DE …
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284 | Dr. Alice Diver Today’s guest is the remarkable Dr. Alice Diver, law professor and outspoken adoptee advocate. Alice has written multiple journal articles and books on the topic of adoptee rights, including her latest, Genetic Stigma in Law and Literature: Orphanhood, Adoption, and the Right to Reunion. Alice shares some of her personal story…
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Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down with Jean and talk about Star Trek, KAAN, disability, queer identities and more! Jean is a Chinese adoptee from Wuhan and we talk about self-racializing in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic back in 2020. There’s no snack and no Patrick this ep…
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In this Episode we're spotlighting Shola Oz, the author of the children’s book “I am whole” Growing up as a first-generation immigrant in the bustling and diverse city of London, Shola learned early on to embrace and celebrate people from all walks of life. Shola's path to authorship was anything but conventional. Motivated by the lack of positive …
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Jetona Smith Milby is a Kentucky Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been practicing for 16 years. Going by the moniker of “Jet” or “The Traveling Therapist”, she enjoys *surprise surprise* traveling, animals, nature, dancing, reading, music, and astrology. Professionally, Jet works with individuals, couples, groups, and families- provid…
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Dr. Timothy Muehlhoff is a professor of communication at BIOLA University in California. He is also co-author of End the Stalemate: Move Past Cancel Culture to Meaningful Conversations along with his BIOLA colleague Sean McDowell. This book, which came out today, is an excellent resource for what to do when conversations feel stuck, as can often ha…
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In this episode, we learn about the experience of foster care alumni Cadon Riley, including his experience being adopted and later returning to the foster care system. Cadon and Shaun discuss some of the challenges Cadon has experienced, and his hopes for how our community can improve experiences for other youth in care and in need of support. Cado…
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The Book Club Crew is back together, and this time they are discussing the book You Should Be Grateful: Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker. “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.” Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has…
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Join us for an unforgettable episode that almost didn't happen! As Anna prepared for her interview with Simon Benn, a passionate advocate for healing and resilience within the adoptee community, she shared the poem she had selected to guide their discussion about their adoption stories. Simon's intense reaction to and dislike of the poem initially …
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Send us a Text Message. Henry What happens when a Black child is adopted into a white Mormon family? The Mormon church silenced Henry's identity as a Black transracial adoptee, but he's done being quiet. From "colorblind" racism to the weight of forced gratitude, he exposes the ugly truth behind his adoption. We explore the impact of media represen…
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Please remember to rate and review our podcast! Check out your YouTube channel @comadresycomics CHISME DE LA SEMANA: 100% AI FREE Enamel Pin. Support Real Art and Artists! Kickstarter is completely funded. Chisme about the comic shop. ON MY RADAR: HELLO DARKNESS, My Old Friend Top creators dare you to read their darkest stories in BOOM! Studios’ ne…
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Episode Summary: In this week’s episode of your favorite Korean Adoptee podcast, the Janchi Boys sit down and talk about having dreams, incorporating our origin culture naturally, and how we find our history and place in America when adoption forcibly removes us from our own. Also, Happy Loving Day! Learn more about Loving Day here: https://lovingd…
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Brittany Salmon is a scholar and author of It Takes More than Love: A Christian Guide to Navigating the Complexities of Cross-Cultural Adoption (Moody, 2022). She is also the adoptive mother to three children who do not share her ethnicity, so her teaching on transracial adoption is not simply academic. She has spent many hours listening to birth m…
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In this episode, I chat with sisters Kim Serena and Mareike Matthies. Raised in Munich, they now navigate the challenges of intercultural family life, with partners from Venezuela and Italy, bringing a rich mix of languages and cultures into their homes. Through their project, "A Couple of Cultures," Kim and Mareike help other intercultural couples…
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Anita is an adoptive parent and is a passionate advocate forredefining parenthood, self-care, and mental health. As the owner of Udomom, she dedicates herself to supporting families during their journey to and through parenthood. Anita cultivates conversations around topics oftensilenced. Her mantra, 'I am human,' reflects her belief in embracing i…
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Do you know what the single most important factor in overcoming childhood adversity is? Research found that it is a long-term, nurturing relationship with a consistent and caring adult. Today, we are talking with Brandon Denton who has an impressive resume full of experiences and passion. Brandon was the Founding Executive Director of Friends of th…
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At Funding Love, we create post-adoption experiences that strengthen bonds, build community, and restore people. This week, Mal + Kate talk all about the Funding Love mission and why they feel Walt Disney World is the perfect place to put that mission into motion. Connect with your hosts! @malyourpal @katedawnduck Connect with Funding Love! Website…
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Tune in to the latest episode of the Anna Jinja Show, where we explore the extraordinary power of saying yes. In this special episode, Anna expresses her gratitude to Adam Rich, the show's dedicated engineer, who is embarking on a new adventure. Through heartfelt conversations with guests like Wendy McVicker, Bruce Dalzell, Caryn Bailey, and Dr. Ca…
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283 | Cam Lee Small, MS, LPCC We have a returning guest, adoptee therapist Cam Lee Small back with us today. Cam has a brand new book out, The Adoptee’s Journey: From Loss and Trauma to Healing and Empowerment, published by a faith-based press. I recently got to meet Cam in real life, and he’s just as warm and genuine as he appears on the Internet.…
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We're back in our Bible study series with Adrianna Anderson. Today we look at the minor prophets, where we see a fuller picture of God's mercy to His people, Israel, and to the nations. There are plenty of sober warnings of judgment, but God's mercy shines through these books as time and again the people are given chances to repent and know God as …
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In this episode, we sit down with licensed psychologist Dr. Jennifer Noble, also known as Dr. Jenn, and delve into the challenges and limitations that might arise when raising mixed race kids and learn how to ownership of the process. We also have a second surprise visit by my former co-host Amy Maghera! Dr. Jenn shares invaluable insights on suppo…
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