ASHLEE: ON THE HOLY & HARD OF ADOPTION + MERCY & BIO FAMILY + KINDNESS & RACE
Jamie talks with Ashlee, teacher, bio & adoptive mom of 3, and author, on the holy & hard of adoption + mercy & bio family + kindness & race
25 May 2020
HEATHER: ON THE JOYS & CHALLENGES OF DOWN SYNDROME + ADVOCATING FOR YOUR CHILDREN + ACCEPTANCE
Jamie talks with Heather Avis, mom of 3, author, and all-star advocate on the joys & challenges of Down Syndrome + advocating for our children + acceptance.
1 Jun 2020
TORI: ON LIFE AS A FOSTER CHILD + CHOOSING LIFE + FOSTERING AS A FORMER FOSTER YOUTH
Jamie talks with bio and foster mom, Tori Petersen, on life as a foster child + choosing life + fostering as a former foster youth
18 May 2020
REBEKAH: ON FINDING RHYTHMS + TRUE SELF CARE + THE GIFT OF DOWN SYNDROME
Jamie talks with biological + adoptive mom, Rebekah Lyons, on finding rhythms + true self care + the gift of Down syndrome.
7 Oct 2019
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KRISTY: ON HUSBANDS + THERAPY + GIRL SCOUT COOKIES
Jamie talks with fellow biological, foster + adoptive mama, Kristy Sutton, about husbands + therapy + girl scout cookies
28 Feb 2018
JAMI: ON FAILED ADOPTION MATCHES + LIFE IN A BIG FAMILY + SELF-CARE
Jamie talks with fellow bio + adoptive mom and founder of The Forgotten Initiative, on failed adoption matches + life in a big family + self-care.
17 Jul 2018
WHITNEY: ON INFERTILITY + TWEENS + DEALING WITH SOCIAL WORKERS
Jamie talks with fellow biological, foster + adoptive mama, Whitney Bunker, about infertility + tweens + dealing with social workers.
6 Mar 2018
FRIDAY FIFTEEN: INSTALLMENT #1
Jamie Finn, bio + adoptive + foster mom, talks staying in the messy with bio parents, Job + how no one can get in the way of God's plan + fake Girl Scout cookies.
22 Feb 2019
MIKA: ON BEING A NEW FOSTER PARENT + FINDING COMMUNITY ONLINE + BEING "JUST" A FOSTER FAMILY
Jamie talks with fellow foster mama, Mika Beggs, about being a new foster parent + finding community online + being "just" a foster family.
6 Apr 2018
SHEA: ON THE GRIEF OF GOODBYE + PERSONAL CHILDHOOD TRAUMA + BEING A PART OF BIO PARENT'S VILLAGE
Jamie talks with bio and foster mom, Shea Balajadia, on the grief of goodbye + personal childhood trauma + being a part of bio parent's village.
6 Jun 2019
MANDA: ON STEPPING IN AND OUT OF MOTHERHOOD + THE MISCONCEPTIONS OF OTHERS + CREATING SPACE
Jamie talks with foster mom, Manda Carpenter, on stepping in and out of motherhood + the misconceptions of others + creating space.
7 Aug 2019
LISA: ON FOLLOWING GOD INTO THE HARD + UNEXPECTED ADOPTION + RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTERS
Jamie talks with birth, biological, adoptive, and foster mom (and former foster youth!), Lisa Qualls, on following God into the hard + unexpected adoption + residential treatment centers.
21 Nov 2018
AMANDA: ON FOSTERING TEENS + TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION IN A SMALL TOWN + JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Jamie talks with fellow foster + adoptive mama, Amanda Creamer, about fostering teenagers, transracial adoption in a small town, and Justin Timberlake.
13 Mar 2018
MARION: ON TRAUMA PARENTING IN A PANDEMIC + NEW MERCIES FOR QUARANTINE + GOLDFISH & RED WINE
Jamie talks with adoptive mom, Marion Smyser, on trauma parenting in a pandemic + new mercies for quarantine + goldfish & red wine.
13 May 2020
JAMIE: ON STAYING GUARDED + PACKING UP AND SAYING GOOD-BYE + TALKING ADOPTION WITH YOUR KIDS
Jamie talks with adoptive and foster mom, Jamie, on staying guarded + packing up and saying good-bye + talking adoption with your kids.
24 Apr 2019
RACHEL: ON LOSING YOUR IDENTITY AS A MOM + EXPERIENCING LOSS THROUGH EVERY STAGE + THE PRIVILEGE OF ADOPTION
Jamie talks with bio + adoptive mom, Rachel King, on losing your identity as a mom + experiencing loss through every stage + the privilege of adoption.
16 May 2019
CHELSEA: ON TODDLERS AND TEENS + SPECIAL MEDICAL NEEDS + THE (MASSIVE) EXPENSE OF INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
Jamie talks with fellow adoptive mama, Chelsea McKoy, about juggling toddlers and teens, adopting a child with special medical needs, and the massive expense of international adoption.
20 Mar 2018
CASEY: ON FEELING FORGOTTEN BY GOD + PRESSING IN THROUGH THE WAIT + PRIVATE DOMESTIC ADOPTION
Jamie talks with bio + adoptive + foster mom on feeling forgotten by God + pressing in through the wait + private domestic adoption.
3 May 2019
BRYN: ON SPECIAL NEEDS + CHECKLISTS + BOUNDARIES IN FOSTER CARE
Jamie talks with fellow biological, adoptive, and foster mom, Bryn Wied, about special needs + checklists + boundaries in foster care.
18 Apr 2018
JESSICA: ON INFERTILITY + BUDGETING YOUR EMOTIONS + UNDERSTANDING THE PRODIGAL SON
Jamie talks with adoptive and foster mom, Jessica Satterfield, on infertility + budgeting your emotions + understanding the prodigal son.
22 Feb 2019