Adoption Journey to Motherhood Podcasts
Monday 13th of May 2013
What does our role play in Mass Extinction and what is lurking in Outer space?? Mankind's introduction of invasive species across the globe and destruction of natural habitats threatens to destroy the diversity of species essential to the natural world. Dr.Stephen Nelson talks about Meteorites, Impacts and Mass Extinction on today's show. email@example.com http://www.tulane.edu/~sanelson/Natural_Disasters/impacts.htm
Monday 6th of May 2013
Steve Rozengauz who is a guide for 'John of God' takes us inside to the 'Casa de Dom Inacio' for a look at how the miraculous healings take place.
Monday 29th of April 2013
John of God is considered to be the most powerful healer alive today. Casa de Dom Inacio is John of God’s healing center. It has been operating in the same place in Brazil for the last 35 years. In November 2010 Oprah Winfrey devoted an entire show to John of God and his miraculous healings. Over the past decade, ABC-Primetime, CNN, PBS, BBC, National Geographic Channel, Discovery Channel, and many other media sources have featured stories about John of God. Steve Rozengauz works as a full-time spiritual guide at the Casa de Dom Inacio. Every year, Steve takes 8-10 groups on Sacred Healing Journeys to John of God in Brazil.
Monday 22nd of April 2013
Author Mark Chabus joined me today for Part II of 'In Remembering Your Spirit', a book written after he lost his girlfriend in the Terrorist Attacks of 9/11. Hear about his tragic loss,the long journey of recovery and connecting with her on the other side.
Monday 15th of April 2013
Mark Chabus had it all: a beautiful girlfriend, loving family, and a new direction in life. At twenty-three years old, he was pursuing his passion for cooking at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. His life came to a screeching halt when his girlfriend perished at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001. Chabus inspiring story describes the emotional pain he endured as well as an eight-year journey toward healing, self-discovery, and spiritual awakening. He takes readers on a voyage from heartache and suffering to a place of strength and harmony in the book that he wrote, entitled, ‘In Remembering Your Spirit’, and shares his evidential stories which provide proof that the spirits of our deceased loved ones do assuredly survive death. www.markchabus.com
Monday 8th of April 2013
The approach is known as Love and Logic, a philosophy founded by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline, M.D., and based on the experience of a combined total of over 75 years working with and raising kids. Most people know the concept of Love and Logic but do we know how to put it to use? Joining us today is Dr. Charles Fay who will guide us through the maze of raising emotionally healthy kids and enjoying it along the way
Monday 25th of March 2013
Michael Losier, author of "Law of Attraction: The Science of Attracting more of what you want and less of what you Don't". Michael will definitely help steer you in the right direction! http://www.lawofattractionbook.com http://www.wakeupwithmichael.com
Monday 4th of March 2013
Forward- by Dr. Wayne Dyer “The book you now hold in your hands can and will not only change your life for the better, but if you read and apply it seriously, it will very likely save you from an unnecessarily early demise. This is quite a claim, and the reason I can speak from such an authoritative position is because that is precisely what it has done for me.” The forward continues by Dr. Dyer on this incredible life altering book. ‘The Perfect Gene Diet’ written by Pamela McDonald.
Monday 25th of February 2013
Monday 18th of February 2013
Dr. Lisa Firestone has been a practicing clinical psychologist in Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California. Lisa works as the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association and a Senior Editor at PsychAlive.org. Dr. Firestone has been interviewed for O Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, PsychologyToday, and The Los Angeles Times among other national and local publications. She joins me today to discuss, 'Are you Parenting like your Parent?
Monday 28th of January 2013
The Dust Bowl was a period of severe dust storms causing major ecological and agricultural damage in the 1930's. The phenomenon was caused by severe drought combined with farming methods.John Steinbeck wrote in his critically acclaimed book, ‘The Grapes of Wrath’ of this period of time.
Monday 17th of December 2012
On June 21 of this year, Sabrina Wilson was driving on a darkened night with light traffic when at 10:45 her 2004 BMW met with a head on collision with a semi carrying a full load. Things that come to mind are; was it bad weather, faulty car, intoxication or falling asleep at the wheel? However none of these were the causes of this tragic accident. Sabrina was texting while driving when she lost her life.
Monday 3rd of December 2012
Pornography ~ it's a 57 Billion dollar business and it destroys lives. What are the signs to watch for? How can you help a loved one who is addicted? How can you get help if you are addicted? Find out on today's show when my guest Vicki Tiede discusses her book, 'When your Husband is Addicted to Pornography ~ Healing your Wounded Heart'. www.vickitiede.com
Monday 19th of November 2012
Gerald Posner, author of 'Mengele - The Complete Story' continues with this amazing and gripping story. Once you hear this program you will want the book!! It's a page turner that won't let go of you. Find it on Amazon/
Monday 12th of November 2012
Joseph Mengele, better known as the 'Angel of Death' at Auschwitz-Birkenau was a barbaric mass murderer. Hear the complete story from the author, Gerald Posner. Riveting and intense material. www.posner.com
Monday 29th of October 2012
Matt Perelstein delves into the 7 step process of moving out of the anger, shame and fear into the healing of the right brain. feel.org eqrocks.com
Monday 22nd of October 2012
Right brain versus left brain ~ we have all heard this term but do we know the real difference between the two? Left brain thinking has been the focal point for generations but what are we leaving out by not addressing the right brain in totality? My guest today is going to answer these questions and more and I can pretty well guarantee it will shock and surprise you. He helps you get the information you need
Monday 15th of October 2012
Beth Nimmo takes us through the horror and agony of losing a child in the Columbine shootings as well as the emotional devastation of another one of her children that was in the Library at the time.
Monday 8th of October 2012
Beth Nimmo, mother of Rachel Joy and Craig Scott joined me today for Part 1 to talk about the Columbine shootings. Rachel was the first person killed and her son Craig was in the library. You can view her website @ racheljoyscott.com
Monday 1st of October 2012
He heard he had an aggressive bone cancer at 16 and lost his leg from it. 3 years later he lost a lung. He went onto become a master at skiing on one leg! Is also a marathon bike rider and swimmer. He knows no limitations and is helping others find their own strength and courage to move forward.
Monday 10th of September 2012
My guest today is Maxine Taylor. Maxine was CNN's on-air astrologer when CNN went live during the early 80's and has appeared as Larry King's guest on his international talk show. Maxine and her predictions have been broadcast not only on CNN, but ABC, CBS, and NBC, as well as national and international radio. She has been featured and profiled in publications across the country, including the Wall Street Journal and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. www.maxinetaylor.com
Monday 23rd of July 2012
June 6th, 1944 , Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily-fortified French coastline to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. General Dwight D. Eisenhower called the operation a crusade in which “we will accept nothing less than full victory.” More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end on June 6, the Allies gained a foot- hold in Normandy. The D-Day cost was high -more than 9,000 Allied Soldiers were killed or wounded -- but more than 100,000 Soldiers began the march across Europe to defeat Hitler. It was the largest amphibious operation ever to take place.
Monday 2nd of July 2012
No parent wants to believe that their child is involved with drugs but here are some statistics that may challenge that. -Over 80% of teens engage in some form of deviant behavior -Over 50% of high-school seniors admit to having used drugs -Only 10%-15% of the population develop drug addiction problems related to their drug use – having said that, none of us would want our children to be part of that 10-15%. Find out about helping you as a parent and your teenager. Keep them safe and free from drugs.
Friday 15th of June 2012
From the movie, 'We Were Soldiers Once' - Joe Galloway, co-author of the book, 'We Were Soldiers Once ~ and Young' tells the story of Ia Drang Valley. As a young journalist/photographer he took himself into the extreme fighting at X-Ray LZ in Ia Drang Valley. On November 14th our soldiers landed at X-Ray LZ to be overcome with with a reign of gunfire, grenades and one of the deadliest battles of the Vietnam War.
Monday 11th of June 2012
Danielle Stammer and her family survived the F-5 tornado that struck down in Joplin, MO in May 2011. Devastation and death were what it left. A story of survival and rebuilding lives.
Monday 28th of May 2012
'Operation Honor Wall' which helps veterans in need and honors those soldiers that have fallen talk about giving back to our hero's. http://www.operationhonorwall.org/
Friday 25th of May 2012
Part II of 'A Chosen Bullet'. Story of a young man being shot by police bullet in the neck. He became a quadriplegic which transformed his life.
Tuesday 22nd of May 2012
Just out of high school, 17 year old drives to drug dealer to purchase crack-cocaine. A bust is going down when they arrive and he is shot by police in the neck. He becomes a quadriplegic which transforms his life. Part 1
Monday 14th of May 2012
Conceived in rape. Rebecca Kiesling shares her story of her mother being brutally raped. Abortion was against the law in MI so she relinquished her child for adoption. Mother and daughter connect years later.
Thursday 12th of April 2012
Part II of Rena's Promise ~ A story of two sisters in Auschwitz for over 3 years and surviving.
Monday 9th of April 2012
This incredible story is discussed with the daughters of two sisters that were in Auschwitz together for 3+ years and survived the horrific conditions, their encounter with Dr. Mengele and much more.
Monday 2nd of April 2012
Every 2 minutes someone in the USA is sexually assaulted.On average, more than three women and one man are murdered by their intimate partners in this country every day. 85% of abused people are women.What can be done, what are the warning signs and where can you get help? Join me today to find these answers and more. Call for help @ 877-922-1274 or contact www.haven-oakland.org other numbers; 1-800-799-SAFE 1-800-656-HOPE
Monday 26th of March 2012
Joanna Cameron who is also known as the "Trance Lady' joined me today to talk about all the wonderful benefits of hypnosis. do you need to lose weight, stop smoking, heal from trauma or forgive others or yourself? This could very well be the help you've bee looking for.
Monday 19th of March 2012
This riveting story of escape from a Vietnam POW camp will keep you on the edge of your seat. Foul water, no footwear, leeches, mosquitoes, eating maggots and much more to try and stay alive. The movie, 'Rescue Dawn' was based on this story of Dieter Dengler.
Monday 20th of February 2012
Bruce Henderson joined me today for Part I of the discussion of his book,'Hero Found - The Greatest POW Escape of the Vietnam War'. It follows Dieter Dengler who was shot down in Laos and taken as a prisoner of war, the torture and the escape of unbelievable odds.
Monday 6th of February 2012
Scott Martin was a healthy 35 year old when he was stricken with a flesh eating disease that claimed both his hands and parts of his feet. Incredible story of courage and moving forward. Scott is working on a book called 'Moving Forward in Reverse'. You can follow his website; www.movingforwardinreverse.net
Monday 23rd of January 2012
"The Single Biggest Threat to Man's Continued Dominance on the Planet is the Virus" - Joshua Lederberg PhD., Nobel Laureate Bob Arnebeck joins me to discuss Yellow Fever and the agonizing death from it.
Monday 16th of January 2012
Part II of 'Out of the Turret and into Hell'. The story of Aerial Gunner Earl Benson who became a POW and the horrific conditions he and other soldiers were subjected to. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Out-of-the-Turret-and-into-Hell-B-17-Ball-Turret-Gunner/256955741009821
Monday 12th of December 2011
'Out of the Turret and into Hell' is the story of Earl Benson, Aerial Gunner in WWII. His plane was shot down by the Germans and he was taken prisoner of war.
Monday 5th of December 2011
Lisa Kamen is the founder of Harvesting Happiness and helps people to find it in their lives. Our soldiers who have fought for our Country have suffered with PTSD because of the horrors of war.Lisa can help you find your way back. harvestinghappiness.com and HH4heroes.org Bekah Eden has written a beautiful song to honor those who have served our country.You can hear a clip on her website; www.bekaheden.com
Monday 28th of November 2011
Carl Colby wrote both the book and film, 'The Man Nobody Knew' based on the true story of his father, William Colby,who was a Master Spy for the CIA and later became director. Was his death accidental? www.themannobodyknew.com www.firstrunfeatures.com
Monday 21st of November 2011
Marcus Erikson joined me today to discuss plastic trash that we throw out on a daily basis and how so much of it ends up in our Oceans. Fish ingest it and it breaks down into small particles ~ we eat the fish. You might say we are eating our own garbage. This will have a global impact on our world. www.5gyres.org www.junkrafts.com
Monday 14th of November 2011
Do you ever feel like you're stuck - that you just can't seen to move forward? That no matter what you do or try you seem to end up in the same place? Betsey Muller talks about moving out of this realm into "life in the flow". Wonderful techniques for all. www.energymakeover4u.com
Monday 31st of October 2011
Halloween Day ~ and I am talking to Erika Frost who is on board the Haunted 'Queen Mary' ship that is docked in Long Beach, CA. She will tell us about the ghosts who stay on board and where they like to "hang" out!! www.erikafrost.com
Monday 24th of October 2011
Robert C. Mason joined me today to discuss his best selling book, 'Chickenhawk' - a story of the Vietnam War helicopter pilots. The missions that he flew and living with fear,dread and death on a daily basis. www.robertcmason.com
Monday 17th of October 2011
Marion Chard joined me today to discuss the Combat Engineer Regiments who bravely fought against the Axis powers during WWII. www.6thcorpscombatengineers.com
Monday 10th of October 2011
Dave Ulbrich joined me for Part II to discuss his brilliant book, 'Preparing for Victory ~ Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine. The US enters World War II.
Monday 3rd of October 2011
Leah interviews Mary Fischer, also known as The Mommyologist. She is a blogger and writer, helping moms out there get there "sexy back" with her Sexy Mom Revolution.
Monday 26th of September 2011
Nancy Verespy with the Veterans of the Vietnam War Coalition (vvnw.org) joined me today to discuss the homeless Vietnam war veterans and the war itself.
Monday 19th of September 2011
Over 6 million European Jews were mass murdered during World War II. Dr. Moses Alstech joined me today to discuss the Holocaust and so many of his family members that were killed in Auschwitz.
Monday 5th of September 2011
Anne Nelson, author of 'The Guys' joined me today to discuss her play and how she came to write it. It is a play about the aftereffects of the collapse of the world trade center and how she helped a Captain write eulogies for the Firefighers that lost their lives on 9-11-01. Sigourney Weaver and Bill Murphy stared in the Broadway play and Sigourney Weaver and Anthony LaPaglia starred in the film. Brilliantly written.Find Anne on facebook @ The Guys by Anne Nelson.
Monday 29th of August 2011
Keith Huxen with the National WWII Museum joined me today to discuss various aspects of the war and the Museum. We touched on Churchill, Hitler, Roosevelt and more! Visit their incredible website to learn all about the war and for details on upcoming events. http://www.nationalww2museum.org
Monday 22nd of August 2011
Today we wrapped up the 3 week series of the incredible book written by Anne Nelson,'Red Orchestra' - The Berlin Underground who resisted Hitler. This book is about crimes against humanity and the people that stood their ground to help those being persecuted ~ risking their own lives in the process. Highly recommended read.
Monday 15th of August 2011
Anne Nelson, author of the Red Orchestra joins me for Part II of a three part series. Hear more in depth stories as the was escalated and those that endangered their lives to fight against Hitler's madness.
Monday 8th of August 2011
Anne Nelson, author of the 'Red Orchestra -The Story of the Berlin Underground and the Circle of Friends who Resisted Hitler' joined me today to discuss her fascinating book. Anne will also be part of the program the next two weeks to continue this discussion of her incredible book. A program not to be missed!!
Monday 25th of July 2011
Bekah Eden talked about her passion for music and how she has helped others through it. She wrote a song entitled 'Love You Forever' for the adoption world and is currently working with a National company on a song about Veterans coming home from the war with PTSD. Visit her website to purchase her music and hear more about her work. www.bekaheden.com
Monday 11th of July 2011
Rhonda Miller discussed her book 'Unveiling the Adoption Process'. What you need to know before you head into the world of adoption and how to answer tough questions posed by others. www.unveiling adoption.com
Monday 27th of June 2011
Lukas Weinstein with the Children's Aid Society talked about the Orphan Trains that ran from1853-1929, relocating an estimated 200,000 children that were orphaned, abandoned or homeless. Hear this incredible story and more about CAS.
Monday 13th of June 2011
Jupp Kerckernick joined me today to discuss the slaughtering of Sharks and what it is doing to the ecosystem. Jupp gives facts and statistics on these amazing creatures. www.sharks.org www.sharkprotect.org
Monday 6th of June 2011
Ellie Laks Weiner, owner of the Gentle Barn, rescues abused animals. She brings children who have also been abused, together with the animals. Listen to the transformation and healing that takes place for both. Ellen Degeneres became a supporter after having Ellie on her show a year ago!!
Monday 23rd of May 2011
Child/Human Trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world and is the world’s second largest criminal enterprise, after drugs. 'Stop Child Trafficking Now' discussed the ways they are working to eliminate this henious crime. http://www.sctnow.org
Monday 16th of May 2011
Evan B. Donaldson Institute, Executive Director Adam Pertman spoke with me today on many issues. From drug addicted babies to how the adoption process is headed in the right direction but still needs much change and much more. We also discussed his book, 'Adoption Nation: How the Adoption Revolution is Transforming our families - and America'. www.adoptioninstitute.org www.adampertman.com
Monday 9th of May 2011
Abortion is a painful subject and people that have experienced it need help and healing. You can find that through PATH ~ Post Abortion Treatment & Healing. Visit their website @ www.healingafterabortion.org
Monday 2nd of May 2011
Dave Pelzer who wrote the National Best Selling books, 'A Child Called It','The Lost Boy', 'A Man Named Dave' and more, talked about the horrific abuse he suffered as a child and moving forward in leading a productive life. An incredible story from an incredible man!
Monday 25th of April 2011
Sherrie Eldridge talked about her online course, 'Addoptee Boot Camp'. Fabulous information for all adoptees and adoptive parents! www.sherrieeldridge.com www.sherrieeldridge.blogspot.com Help Sherrie and I build a retreat - view our cause on facebook @ http://www.causes.com/causes/607870-adoptee-boot-camp
Monday 18th of April 2011
Bobbie Atchinson started 'Adoption DNA Matching' to better help people in their search for loved ones. www.adoptiondnamatching.vpweb.com Coley Strickland started a group for birth mothers called BirthMom Buds. It's a place where women can share, grieve and heal together. www.birthmombuds.om
Monday 4th of April 2011
My guest Cheyne Le Vesseur talked about 'Casel' ~ which helps children recognize and manage their emotions. It also teaches them about making responsible decisions and handling challenging situations constructively and ethically. This program can help with bullying and teen suicide. Google 'Strong Start' for more imformation on helping your children at home.
Monday 28th of March 2011
Ever wonder what to tell friends and family when they ask inappropriate questions about you adopting?
Elisabeth O'Toole who wrote the book, 'In On It: What Adoptive Parents would Like you to know about Adoption' talks about helping families and friends understand the process of adoption and bringing an adopted child into your world AND theirs! www.inonadoption.com
Monday 21st of March 2011
Carolyn Twietmeyer adopted 6 children ~ two sibling groups of 3 from Ethiopia. Of each group one of the children had HIV. Hear her story which is one of true compassion. She started the amazing 'Project Hopeful' which educates and works to bring help to those in desperate need. A must watch the video on her website is @ www.projecthopeful.orgw
Monday 14th of March 2011
Amelia Lehto from Common Ground talked about suicide and how they help counsel people that feel that can't go on and also grieving families who have lost a loved one to suicide. Terrie Meerschaert who lost a son to suicide talks about the signs and moving beyond the pain to heal.
Monday 7th of March 2011
Ruby Weeks from Great Wall of China Adoption Agency talked about the delays in China, children there with special needs, statistics and much more! www.gwac.org Elisabeth Manning with 'Conscious Conception' talked about getting pregnant the natural way. Her story is amazing and encouraging and a must hear for those experiencing infertility! www.consciousconception.net
Monday 28th of February 2011
Blair Corbett, founder of 'Ark of Hope for Children' talks about the dedication of their ogranization to bring help and aid to foster children who have been abused. This is a group that truly gives back! www.arkofhopeforchildren.org
Monday 21st of February 2011
Claudia Corrigan D/Arcy talked about the void and experience of parting with her oldest son through adoption. wwww.musingsofthelame TV Anchor Gillian Sheridan with KYTX CBS19 news talked about the incredible work she does in helping foster children find forever families. She has a program that airs in TX every Tuesday evening based around these children. Gillian is also an adoptive mother to two little girls.
Monday 14th of February 2011
Sally Bacchetta talked about how the media portrays adoption. www.TheAdoptiveParent.com Mike Berkley with the Berkley Center talks about how he uses Eastern medicine for treating infertility. www.berkleycenter.com 212-685-0985
Monday 7th of February 2011
Laura Freewell talked about her company Angel Matcher - building families through egg donor and surrogacy. A surrogate herself, she knows the joy she brings to families. www.angelmatcher.com Pam Kroskie an adoptee and who is the IN director of 'American Congress of Adoption' talks about the importance of reuniting birth child and family. www.americanadoptioncongress.org
Monday 31st of January 2011
Adopting a child with a language barrier and parenting your adopted child in their tweens, teens and beyond.
Debbie Bilcher who is an adoptive mom talked about bringing 2 siblings from Russia into their lives and getting beyond the language barriers, etc. http://2adopt.blogspot.com Judy Miller talked about her online teaching class and the book she has written, "Parenting Your Adopted Child- Tweens, Teens and Beyond" judymmiller.com
Monday 24th of January 2011
Joy and Michael Goldstein from Forever Families Through Adoption joined me today to talk about open adoption and the role it plays in the adoption triad lives. Michael talked about out-going international adoptions and how Europeans are adopting children from the USA. www.ForeverFamiliesThroughAdoption.org www.adoptgold.com Google The Adoption Exchange for more interesting information!
Monday 17th of January 2011
Lisa Sweet from 'Sweet Beginnings' an adoption facilitation service talks about the importance of making the right decisions in adoption. www.adoptionssweetbeginnings.com Rou Ellis father of 11 who's would fell apart all within a 12 month period. His daughter's were all stricken with life threatening illness'. Find Roy on facebook ~ father of 11.
Monday 3rd of January 2011
Birth mom finds daughter through the adoptive mom's obituary. Adoptive mom talks about losing her son from heart complications
Kate St Vincent Vogle who is an adoptee and author of 'Lost & Found ~ A Memoir of Mothers' was located by her birth mom through her adoptive mother's obituary. Lisa Murphy talks about losing her adopted son to heart complications. She talks about the love this little boy brought into their lives and the courage to move forward. Read her blog @ everythingmadi.blogspot.com
Monday 13th of December 2010
Birth moms who share their story on relinquishing a child. Adoptee who was dropped off at the police station and had her birth family's info kept from her
Melissa Nielsen and Kellie Jeffries are birth moms who share their stories on relinquishing their children for adoption. Carol Barbieri who is an adoptee who was left at the police station. Her adoptive mother told her that her birth family were deceased when in fact her birthmother was still alive.
Monday 6th of December 2010
Braving the -90 below climate to rescue her daughter from Siberia. Mom who adopted two children from different countries.
Bela Wolf braved the freezing and desolate area of Siberia to bring her child home to the US. She wrote the book ''She was Left Alone'. Lisa Howard, mother to two adopted children from different countries talks about encompassing both cultures.
Monday 22nd of November 2010
Patti talks openly and honestly about adopting an older child that has been abused. Katia talks about what it was like for her as an adopted child that suffered at the hands of others. They share their challenges and their triumphs.
Monday 15th of November 2010
Tony Sellars from 'Feed the Children' talked about the incredible work they do and how many countries they help. The USA is one of the most troubled areas today. Jeanette Yoffe is a clinical psychologist who treats children with serious psychological problems secondary to histories of abuse, neglect and/or multiple placements.
Monday 8th of November 2010
Giving back in Ethiopia and Guatemala 900 ~ what's happening with the children that were left behind.
Kimberly Holst talked about her passion~ helping children in Ethiopia. She has worked in an orphanage there for 6 months and is raising money to go back again. Guatemala 900 group members Ann Roth and Christina Watson talked about what is happening with the children left behind and UNICEF. Take the 30 day challenge @ www.betheanswerforchildren.wordpress.com
Monday 1st of November 2010
Adoption Attorney talks about children needing homes and much more! Adoption expert,coach and author talks about adopted children "needing to know"
Nicole Moore,adoption attorney speaks publically on the subject of adoption and has appeared on the O'Reilly Factor. She worked for the DCF (Dept. of Childrens & Families) and talks about foster care, adoption of all ages-even adults. Sherrie Eldridge an adoptee, adoption expert, author and adoption grandmother! We talked about the importance of childen connecting with their birth families and her book "20 things Adoptive Parents need to know".
Monday 25th of October 2010
Becky Wright, adoptive mom, songwriter and recording artist. / Mitchell Katine, attorney in TX talks about being a gay father and raising two adopted children
Mom to 9 children - 2 adopted. She is a recording artist and sings a beautiful song on the show. Her website isbeckywrightsongs.com Attorney in TX and is also a gay adoptive father. He talks about pros and cons, issues and just being the best dad for his kids. His website is lawkn.com
Monday 18th of October 2010
Claire Culwell found out she was a abortion survivor. George Lewis helps bring clean drinking water to people.
Claire Culwell found out 1-1/2 years ago that she was a twin. Her twin had been aborted and she survived. Read more on her blog @ http://claireculwell.com George Lewis, better known as the 'Water Man' helps bring clean drinking water to others. www.waterteaminternational.org Notify George @ firstname.lastname@example.org to see how you can help.
Monday 11th of October 2010
Death, Divorce and the Adopted child. Also 'The Great Behavior Breakdown' book is discussed with author.
Sally Bacchetta talks with me about Death, Divorce and the impact that it has on the adopted child. Bryan Post founder of the 'Post Institute' talks about his book, 'The Great Behavior Breakdown'
Monday 4th of October 2010
My guest today was Dr. David Kirschner who is a forsnsic psychologist and psychoanalyst. He wrote the book 'Adoption:Uncharted Waters'. His website is www.adoptionuncharteredwaters.com He talks about adopted children and why it is paramount that children learn about their lineage and background.
Monday 27th of September 2010
A birth mom seaches for her daughter/ An adoptive mom talks about embracing her daughter's family from Russia
Brenda Yurick, a birth mom talks about the pain of not being able to locate her daughter that she relinquished for adoption. Meredith Resnick shares what it was like for her to take her daughters back to Russia,their homeland, to meet their birth family
Monday 20th of September 2010
Jackie Maher a birth mom who relinquished her child, Katie DeCross joined me today to talk about their wonderful reunion. Here their story of struggle, love and acceptance. Together they wrote a book called,'Fifty Years in 13 Days'
Monday 30th of August 2010
Birney Bull adoption attorney talks about three categories for a successful adoption. Kelsey Stewart who is a birth mom and relinquished one child and then twins for adoption.
Birney Bull who is an adoption attorney talks about the three major categories that make up a successful adoption. www.adoptneed.com Kelsey Stewart is a birth mom that relinquished a daughter for adoption and then became pregnant with twins! She went down the same road and later in life wrote the book,'The Best For You'. http://thebestforyoubook.blogspot.com/
Monday 23rd of August 2010
Carol Fulwiler Jones ~ renowned expert in infertility talks about options for families. Jenni Padgett talks about fundraising for Adoption.
Carol Fulwiler Jones addressed the issues aound infertility and the choices that families have. Jenni Padgett talked about fundraising for adoption.
Monday 16th of August 2010
Hear three women talk about their adoption experiences from Guatemala/ Inez W. started Chicks in Crisis - helping women from all walks of life.
Kara, Lindy and Mary Lynn talked about their wonderful adoption experiences with . Inez W. talked about the group she started called 'Chicks in Crisis'. It's an imcredible story of one woman's courage, strenght and compassion. She was awarded the 'Pillar of the Community' from Colin Powell in 2009.
Monday 9th of August 2010
Hear Joe Young talk about reaching out to women with an unplanned pregnancy. Heartbeat International and Option Line are there to assist, counsel, embrace and care for women who need help. Non-judgemental and compassionate.
Monday 2nd of August 2010
David K. talks about international adoption scams and Aurette B. talks about finding out she was adopted in her 30's
David and his wife Sara went through an adoption process that ended up being a scam and has started the adoption checklist so others can protect themselves. Aurette Bowes found out she was adopted in her 30's and the devastation that is caused her.
Tuesday 27th of July 2010
Dana Campbell talked about adopting three children from foster care who had been abused in their biological home. She talks about the hope, challenges, fears, grief and love in raising a family.
Monday 19th of July 2010
Michael Hill talks about infant awareness and gay parenting/ The adoption triad speaks to each other about our feelings of adoption
Michael Hill from 'Adoption Star' adoption agency talked about 'Infant Awarnes training Project and being a gay parent. Karen Hall - adoptive mom, Kevin Hoffman - Adoptee and myself - birth mom, talked about our feelings and what we would want to people of the adopton triad to know.
Monday 12th of July 2010
Martha Nichols talks about "What's My Heritage" & good child-bad child / Sally Bacchetta talks about the 5 realities of reunion
Martha Nichols, author and adoptive mom talks about the Russian boy returned home and also an article that she wrote called, "What's My Heritage". Sally Bacchetta, author and adoption specialist talks about the 5 realities of reunion.
Monday 28th of June 2010
Lanita Moss-adoptive mom who battled breast cancer at the age of 32 in 1996, lost her husband in the fatal Swissair crash in 1998 and started' Birth By Paperwork/ Melissa Cooper a forensic artist whos has helped families in the adoption world and much m
Lanita Moss braved breast cancer in 1996 at the young age of 32. She and her husband had received a referral of a baby girl when her husband was killed in the terrible Swissair crash over Nova Scotia on 9-2-98. She pushed through the tragedy and has adopted two children internationally and started a company 'Birth by paperwork'. Melissa Cooper is a forensic artist who has worked on homicide cases and muchmore. She helped a young girl who had been adopted and had no baby photos of herself. Hear her fasinating story of the La Brea tarpit works she has done along with giving "face" to the 9000+ year old La Brea woman!! www.mcforensicart.com
Monday 21st of June 2010
Dawn Stricklen talks about adoptive families connecting with birth moms/ Jeannie Tate talks about handling adoptions through an attorney
Dawn Stricklen author and adoptive mom talks about adoptive families connecting with a birth mom. Jeanne tate who is an attorney talks about birth moms, birth fathers, adoptees and why an attorney can service your needs through adoption.
Monday 14th of June 2010
Kevin Hoffman a biracial man who was adopted into an all white family/ Guatemala 900 with the latest details on the children still waiting to come home from Guatemala
Kevin Hoffman, bi-racial child adopted into an all white family. Hear about his story, his struggles, his healing. He wrote the book, 'Growing Up Black in White'. Guatemala 900 talked about their latest meeting on Capital Hill. Three ladies that are making things happen to bring the 900+ children left in Guatemala home to their families.
Tuesday 8th of June 2010
Dawn Friedman talks about open and transracial adoption/ Adoption Associates Inc, talks about adoption from Russia and China
Dawn Friedman who is an adoptive mom, author and owner of 'Open Adoption Support' talks about open and transracial adoption. She is the mom to a child who is Caucasian and African American. Alla Dickson and Mary Zoet are affiliated with Adoption Associates. Alla handles Russian adoptions and Mary handles adoptions from China.
Monday 24th of May 2010
What I Want My Adopted Child to Know- book written by Sally Bacchetta/ Emily Liebert-adoptive mom who wrote thebook Facebook Fairytales
Sally Bacchetta has written the book, What I Want My Adopted Child to Know: An Adoptive Parent's Perspective. A must have book for every adoptive family. Emily Liebert who is an adoptive mom talks about her adoption and writing the book, Facebook Fairytales.
Monday 17th of May 2010
Infertility and becomming a mother via adoption from Lori Kerrigan/ Becky Fawcett went through 5 cycles of IVF and adopted.Started helpusadopt.org
Lori Kerrigan talks about becoming a mom through adoption after infertility treatments. Becky Fawcett went through 5 cycles of IVF and became pregnant three times--all of which she miscarried. She also adopted. Started 'helpusadopt.org'. n organization which helps people receive grants for adoption.
Monday 10th of May 2010
Melissa Ash talks about being a birth mom/ Sheila Jaffe who is the casting director for the Sopranos and Entourage along with Myra Sheer talk about the organization for adoptees
Melissa Ash talks about being a birth mom, meeting the adoptive family and the moving forward in her life. Sheila Jaffe who is the brilliant casting director for the 'Sopranos' and 'Entourage', along with Myra Sheer talk about the organization for adoptees called the Felix Organization. Sheila dn Darryl, better known as DMC started this camp for adoptees.
Monday 3rd of May 2010
Dr. Jane Aronson who is an infectious pediatric and adoption medicne specialist/ Chris Futia talks about celebrating Mother's day
Dr. Jane Aronson who is a infectious pediatric and adoption medicine specialist has dedicated much of her life to helping orphaned children. Her work and her accomplishments are incredible. Chris Futia talks about being an adoptive mom and celebrating Mother's Day for both herself and her childrens' birth mom.
Monday 26th of April 2010
Rose Marchick talks about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome / Guatemala 900 speaks out about Guatemala and the changes they are working hard at to make happen
Rose Marchick talks about fetal alcohol syndrome and the children it leaves in it's wake. Guatemala 900 talked about all the issues in Guatemala and what they are doing to try and bring these children home.
Monday 19th of April 2010
Sally Bacchetta talks about the Russian boy sent back home/ Regina Kupecky talks about RAD & sibling issues
Sally Bacchetta talks about the little Russian boy being sent home and what needs to be changed in the world of adoption. Regina Kupecky talks about attachment disorders and sibling issues.
Monday 12th of April 2010
Attorney Rick Wyatt talks about just how an attorney can help you through adoption/Kathleen Carscadden & adopting a special needs child
Rick Wyatt who talks about helping both birth moms and also adoptive families through the maze of adoption. Very informative!!! Kathleen Carscadden who talks about hope and healing for the adopted child with special needs. Listen to her and you may very well consider a special needs child for your family to love.
Monday 5th of April 2010
Transracial adoptee & author who was "mentally" seperated from twin/ Child who witnessed murder of own brother and resuced by adoptive family
Monday 29th of March 2010
Monday 22nd of March 2010
Monday 15th of March 2010
Monday 8th of March 2010
Today we had two guest speakers on, Jane Turner from'Family Resource Center'who talked about international adoption and Hal Kaufman from 'My Adoption Advisor' who talked about domestic adoption. Not sure which is best for you?! Tune in and listen!
Monday 1st of March 2010
Today we had two guest speakers on, Jane Turner from'Family Resource Center'who talked about international adoption and Hal Kaufman from 'My Adoption Advisor' who talked about domestic adoption. Not sure which is best for you?! Tune in and listen!