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Creating a Family is the national infertility, adoption, & foster care education and support nonprofit. We interview leading experts on infertility, adoption, and foster care each week to bring you unbiased accurate information. In adoption, we cover how to adopt a baby, open adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, attachment parenting, transracial adoption, special need adoptions and more. In infertility, we cover the latest advances in in-vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, infertility medications, emotional issues, egg or sperm donation, surrogacy, how to choose a fertility clinic and more. In foster care, we cover how to become a foster parent, parenting children who have experienced trauma, foster subsidies, and more. For more great resources be sure to check out our website at creatingafamily.org

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Creating a Family is the national infertility, adoption, & foster care education and support nonprofit. We interview leading experts on infertility, adoption, and foster care each week to bring you unbiased accurate information. In adoption, we cover how to adopt a baby, open adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, attachment parenting, transracial adoption, special need adoptions and more. In infertility, we cover the latest advances in in-vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, infertility medications, emotional issues, egg or sperm donation, surrogacy, how to choose a fertility clinic and more. In foster care, we cover how to become a foster parent, parenting children who have experienced trauma, foster subsidies, and more. For more great resources be sure to check out our website at creatingafamily.org

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I love the weekly podcasts that support and inform my efforts to help my family grow and thrive. The experts are engaging and the real-life stories with practical applications are encouragement to keep going!

Audio needs improving

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Great content and expert advice. However the audio quality is poor.

iTunes Ratings

178 Ratings
Average Ratings
158
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5
2
4

Practical and equipping information

By GangsMom - May 28 2020
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I love the weekly podcasts that support and inform my efforts to help my family grow and thrive. The experts are engaging and the real-life stories with practical applications are encouragement to keep going!

Audio needs improving

By mevgil - May 05 2019
Read more
Great content and expert advice. However the audio quality is poor.
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Creating a Family: Talk about Infertility, Adoption & Foster Care

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Creating a Family is the national infertility, adoption, & foster care education and support nonprofit. We interview leading experts on infertility, adoption, and foster care each week to bring you unbiased accurate information. In adoption, we cover how to adopt a baby, open adoption, foster care adoption, international adoption, attachment parenting, transracial adoption, special need adoptions and more. In infertility, we cover the latest advances in in-vitro fertilization, artificial insemination, infertility medications, emotional issues, egg or sperm donation, surrogacy, how to choose a fertility clinic and more. In foster care, we cover how to become a foster parent, parenting children who have experienced trauma, foster subsidies, and more. For more great resources be sure to check out our website at creatingafamily.org

Rank #1: Trauma-Informed Parenting: Practical Applications of TBRI

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national adoption and foster care education and support nonprofit, interviews Amanda Purvis, a training specialist with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development, about the practical applications of Trauma-Informed Parenting and Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI).

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.

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Nov 14 2018

1hr 7mins

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Rank #2: Dr. Karyn Purvis- Raising and Healing Abused & Neglected Kids

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Children adopted from foster care or from abroad have often experienced abuse, neglect, or trauma. These children require a different form of parenting. 

Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family, and the founder and Director of the TCU Institute of Child Development. She is a passionate advocate for children from “hard places.”

For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org

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Sep 23 2015

1hr 6mins

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Rank #3: Surviving the Home Study

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Rebekah Hill, social worker and Clinical Therapist in Adoption Services at SAFY; and Jeanette Quick, Home Study Service Coordinator at Hopscotch Adoptions. 

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Aug 29 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #4: What Birth Moms Want Adoptive Parents to Know

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A panel of birth mothers talking about adoption from their perspective and answering questions from adoptive parents. What is it like to place a child for adoption? What influenced their decision to choose one couple over another? What can adoptive parents do to make the hospital time post birth a little easier? What type of recognition on Mother’s Day feels best? And much more. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national foster care & adoption education and support nonprofit talks with a panel of four birth mothers about adoption.

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May 31 2019

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Rank #5: What is it Really Like to Raise a Child with FASD

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility, adoption, & foster care education and support nonprofit, interviews Suzanne Emery, a Program Director with FASCETS, a nonprofit focused on helping parents raise children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. She is also the mom of a son with FASD.

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org

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Mar 13 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #6: Nature vs. Nurture in Adoption

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Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Sally Ann Rhea, the study coordinator for the Colorado Adoption Project, and Dr. Alexandra Burt, Associate Professor of behavioral genetics with affiliation with the Michigan State University Twin Registry.

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Jan 29 2019

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Rank #7: Ethical Issues with Domestic Infant Adoption

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Ashley Kodet and Susan Myers, District Supervisors with Adoptions from the Heart Adoption Agency.

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Jan 11 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #8: Foods and Diet That Can Increase Your Fertility

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Can diet affect your fertility? What foods will increase your fertility or increase your chances of conceiving with infertility treatments, such as IVF? Can adding or avoiding specific foods increase the odds that you will conceive with or without infertility treatment or in vitro fertilization (IVF)? Host Dawn Davenport interviews Dr. Jeffrey Russell, Director of the Delaware Institute for Reproductive Medicine and a leading researcher on the impact of diet on fertility and fertility treatment.

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Feb 17 2015

1hr 2mins

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Rank #9: Open Adoption: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

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Host Dawn Davenport will interview Lori Holden, author of the new book The Open-Hearted Way to open Adoption: Helping Your Child Grow Up Whole. open adoption, domestic adoption, adopting a child, adopting in the US, adopting a baby, birth mother, birthmother
 
Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:  Blog summary of the show  Highlights   More Creating a Family resources on open adoption can be found here.

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Apr 17 2013

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Rank #10: Combining Kids by Birth and Adoption

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Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national adoption & infertility education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. David Brodzinsky, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and former Director of Foster Care Counseling Project at Rutgers University, and author of the seminal book Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self.

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Dec 06 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: Foster Parenting 101

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. John DeGarmo is a leading expert in foster care and parenting.

For a discussion of this show, go to our blog tomorrow http://creatingafamily.org/blog/

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Feb 10 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #12: First 6 Months with an Opiate Exposed Baby

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Hendree Jones, Ph.D., who is the Executive Director at UNC Horizons, and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Chapel Hill, NC

Evette Horton is an Assistant Professor and Director of Child Clinical Services in the  UNC Horizons Program, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She specializes in working with children exposed to parental substance use and infant mental health.

Danielle Goodman is an adoption social worker who works with families who have adopted children who have been exposed prenatally to opiates.

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.

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Mar 28 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #13: Twenty Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Sherrie Eldridge, adoptee and author of the books, Twenty Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed and Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew.

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org

If you enjoyed this show, we would very much appreciate you leaving us a review on iTunes. Either go to this website (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id266386337) or if you have iTunes on your phone, tablet or computer, simply type in "Creating a Family", click on Ratings/Reviews, and click on the # of stars. It only takes a moment and it really helps others find us. Thanks.

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Jun 19 2015

1hr 4mins

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Rank #14: Accepting an Adoption Match with Opiates, Methadone, or Hepatitis

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Julia Bledsoe, a pediatrician specializing in adoption medicine and drug and alcohol exposure with the University of Washington Center for Adoption Medicine and the UW FAS Clinic.

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Nov 22 2016

1hr 9mins

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Rank #15: Mental Health Issues with Adopted Kids

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. David Brodzinsky, Psychology Professor and Director of Foster Care Counseling Project at Rutgers University, and author of the seminal book "Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self".

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.

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Jun 28 2016

1hr 13mins

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Rank #16: Panel of Parents Adopting Older Kids-Surviving The 1st Year

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Melissa Basham, mom to 4 boys adopted from foster care; Abigail Betancourt, mom to 2 kids adopted from foster care; Jan Egozi, mom to one child adopted internationally; and Shelley McMullen, mom to 1 child adopted internationally.

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Jul 13 2016

1hr 11mins

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Rank #17: Preparing Grandparents When You are Adopting

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Elisabeth O'Toole, author of In On It: What Adoptive Parents Would Like You To Know About Adoption.

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Jun 29 2017

1hr 4mins

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Rank #18: Becoming a Foster Parent: What You Really Need to Know

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Irene Clements who has been a foster parent for over 27 years, fostered 127 kids, adopted 4 and is the Executive Director of the National Foster Parent Association.

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org.

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Jan 24 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #19: Eating to Improve Your Fertility

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Kathryn Flynn is the author of Cooking for Fertility and the Founder of Fertile Foods.com.  Since 2005, she has worked with men and women to improve their fertility diet and support their chances of conceiving.

Creating a Family has many free resources related to this topic on our website atwww.CreatingaFamily.org.

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Mar 14 2018

1hr 4mins

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Rank #20: Should You Become a Mom at 40? 45? Options & Reality of Older Motherhood

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Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews a panel of women who became moms over the age of 40 and 45 talking about how they made the decision, how they built their family, and what it is like to be an older mom.

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Aug 10 2018

1hr 6mins

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Genetic Testing 101

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What must you know about pre-implantation genetic testing when going through IVF and should you consider it? We talk with Rachael Cabey, a Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor and a lead laboratory genetic counselor for Cooper Genomics and Jenna Miller, a Licensed Certified Genetic Counselor and a clinical science liaison for Cooper Genomics. Jenna travels around the US educating clinicians about genomics and genomic testing.

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Jul 31 2020

1hr 17mins

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Evaluating Risk Factors in Domestic Infant Adoption

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What are the common risk factors when adopting a baby in the US and how can adoptive parents evaluate these risks when considering an adoption match. We talk with Dr. Dana Johnson, a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Minnesota where he co-founded the Adoption Medicine Program in 1986. Over the course of his career, he has reviewed the medical records of over 20,000 children and counseled potential adoptive parents on the likely medical needs of these adoptees. He is a dad by both birth and adoption.

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Jul 24 2020

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What is it Really Like to Raise a Child with FASD

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How does prenatal exposure to alcohol damage the brain of the developing fetus? What type of behaviors are typical from children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)? What parenting techniques are effective for helping a child with FASD reach their full potential? We talk with Suzanne Emery, a Nurse Practitioner and Program Director at FASCETS (Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Consultation Education and Training Services). She is also a mom to a son with FASD. 

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Jul 17 2020

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How to Prepare Transracial Adoptees for Transitioning to College

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How can parents help their transracially adopted child transition to college and why can this transition be hard for both teen and parents. We talk with Dr. Amanda Baden, a Professor in the Counselor Education Program at Montclair State University. She is an active researcher and currently leads their Adoption Research Team. She is also a transracial adoptee.

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Jul 10 2020

1hr 7mins

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The Connected Parent

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The next step in understanding Trust-Based Relational Intervention is the new book, The Connected Parent, by Dr. Karyn Purvis and Lisa Qualls, with great assistance from Emmelie Pickett. We interview Lisa and Emmelie for this episode.

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Jul 03 2020

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Adopting Siblings

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Adopting or fostering siblings presents advantages to both the children and parents, but also presents unique challenges that parents should be prepared for. We talk with Erin Q. Nasmyth, LCSW specializing in adoption, and Executive Director of Adoption Support Alliance.

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Jun 26 2020

1hr 2mins

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Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

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Should you consider adopting a child with Down syndrome? What medical, behavioral, and emotional issues may accompany this genetic disorder. We talk with Dr. Emily Jean Davidson, Down Syndrome Program at Boston Children’s Hospital and Assistant Professor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School.

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Jun 19 2020

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How to Raise an Anti-Racist Child

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How can white parents raise anti-racist children in this time of violence against people of color and protests. We talk with Dr. Ann Hazzard, a clinical child psychologist who was on the faculty at Emory University in Atlanta and co-author of Something Happened in Our Town:  A Child's Story about Racial Injustice; and Dr. Joy Harris, a Full-time Lecturer at Princeton Theological Seminary and co-author of The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences.

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Jun 12 2020

1hr 7mins

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Home Insemination with Donor Sperm

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How does home insemination with donor sperm differ from intrauterine insemination? Who should consider this option and how do you do home insemination? We spoke with Corey Burke, the Executive Vice President of Cryos International Sperm & Egg Bank​. He answered common questions and walked us through an overview of the process, including discussions about the benefits of home insemination, costs,  and other factors to consider.

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Jun 05 2020

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Kinship Adoption

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Kinship parenting provides both joy and challenges. Grandparents and other relatives raising their grandkids, nieces, nephews and cousins face unique issues which we discuss with Robin Sizemore, the Director of Hopscotch Adoptions, which specializes in international kinship adoptions; and Jeanette Willis, the Executive Director of Advantage Adoptions - One Church One Child in Fort Worth, TX, which specializes in domestic kinship adoptions. She was also raised by her grandparents and is currently raising a grandchild.

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May 29 2020

1hr 9mins

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Adopting Tweens and Teens

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Adopting tweens and teens brings special joys and challenges. We talk with Bryan Post, a Child Behavior and Adoption expert and founder of the Post Institute. He is an adopted and former foster child. 

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May 22 2020

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Impact of Covid-19 on Fertility Treatment and pregnancy

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What do we know about how Covid-19 affects infertility treatment and pregnancy. Are pregnant woman more at risk? What happens if the mom has Covid-19 while pregnant? We interview Dr. David Adamson, a reproductive endocrinologist and surgeon, Clinical Professor at Stanford University, and Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF. He is Past President of the ASRM, SART, AAGL, the Committee on Reproductive Medicine for FIGO and is Founder, of Advanced Reproductive Care (ARC Fertility).

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May 15 2020

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How to Do Connected Parenting While Quarantined

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How do we apply TBRI during this time of high stress caused by the coronavirus pandemic. We talk with Amanda Purvis, a training specialist with the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development about connected parenting during the shutdown.

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May 08 2020

1hr 4mins

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Using This Time of Shutdown to Develop Resiliency in Our Kids and Family

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How can we use this time of isolation to develop resiliency in our children, ourselves, and our family. We talk with Roxanne Thompson, a Licensed Professional Counselor with The Institute for Attachment and Child Development in Colorado. Her expertise is in trauma, abuse, attachment disorders and family systems. She currently serves on the boards of the Colorado State Foster Parent Association and the Colorado Coalition for Adoptive Families.

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May 01 2020

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How to Juggle Kids, Schooling & Work During Coronavirus Shutdown

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Most of us are trying to juggle so much during this coronavirus shutdown: homeschooling, work, cooking, and so much more. How can we do it all? We talk with Julie Beem, Executive Director of Attachment and Trauma Network, an author on trauma and attachment and frequent workshop presenter. 

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Apr 24 2020

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Things To Think About Before You Begin Treatment

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If you are having trouble getting pregnant, what are some things you should consider before starting infertility treatment. We talk with Nancy Harrington, an infertility nurse for over 20 years and a senior specialist of clinical education at AllianceRx Walgreens Prime

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Apr 17 2020

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Homeschooling Kids (on top of everything else) During Coronavirus

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Are going a little crazy trying to be your child's teacher, as well as parent during the Coronavirus shutdown. Check out this interview with Heather Forbes, a licensed clinical social worker, the author of the bestselling book Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control: A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment-Challenged Children With Severe Behaviors, the founder of the Beyond Consequences Institute, and author of numerous other books, including her newest release, Classroom180: Trauma-Informed Classrooms

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Apr 10 2020

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Surviving Being Cooped Up with Your Kids During Coronavirus Isolation

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Are you stressed trying to figure out how you are supposed to do it all now that we are in self-isolation due to the Coronavirus? How do we deal with challenging behaviors and try to work, cook, teach, and generally survive. We talk with Carol Lozier, a licensed clinical social worker with over twenty-five years’ experience counseling children and families. She specializes in adoption and foster care issues, and is the author of the book The Adoptive & Foster Parent Guide.

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Apr 03 2020

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Panel of Young Adult Transracial Adoptees

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What is it like to be raised by parents of a different race. What can parents do to help their transracially adopted children. We talk with 4 young adults that were transracially adopted by white parents. Katie, adopted from China as an infant. Nathan, who is biracial (black/white), adopted as a newborn in a domestic open adoption. Angie, a black Haitian American, adopted domestically. Jack, adopted as an infant from Vietnam.

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Mar 27 2020

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Attachment 101

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What do we mean by attachment and what can parents do to help their child attach. What can parents do if they are struggling with attaching to their child. We talk with Dr. Casey Call, the Assistant Director of Education at the Institute of Child Development at TCU. She is a researcher and trainer for Trust-Based Relational Intervention.

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Mar 20 2020

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By GangsMom - May 28 2020
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I love the weekly podcasts that support and inform my efforts to help my family grow and thrive. The experts are engaging and the real-life stories with practical applications are encouragement to keep going!

Audio needs improving

By mevgil - May 05 2019
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Great content and expert advice. However the audio quality is poor.