Adoption Topics

S4E2 What NOT TO SAY to Adoptive Parents…and how to get it right

Aug 30, 2018

April Fallon shares a story that happened a few weeks ago. You would be surprised at what people stop and say to her family. Education on adoption and foster care is so important. This podcast helps us understand how to address strange questions we get as adoptive families, and also the right way to approach…

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Aug 22, 2018

On this podcast, April Fallon, the host of ADOPTION NOW, shares an update from the summer and talks about what is to come with this podcast.   Listen on iTunes  

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S3E9 Let’s Talk Adoption and Politics

Mar 29, 2018

April Fallon talks to Republican candidate for Governor, Victor Mitchell, and his wife, Amy, about adoption and how to bring change to adoption law. Listen on iTunes

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S3E3 Human Trafficking and Adoption

Feb 7, 2018

John DeYoung returns to ADOPTION NOW. He was adopted from Korea and has now started Shift Freedom Conference. On this episode, April Fallon talks to John about Adoption and Human Trafficking. If you are in the adoption world, this is something you must be aware of. Listen on iTunes

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S2E7 Talking About Trauma with Carrie O’Toole

Aug 30, 2017

Do you have questions about PTSD related to adoption? Do you struggle as a parent to understand a child that has experienced early childhood trauma? On this episode of ADOPTION NOW, April Fallon talks with Carrie O’Toole about how to deal with a challenging placement and how to see signs of trauma in the brain.…

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S2E3 Ashley Mitchell – Big Tough Girl

Jul 26, 2017

Ashley Mitchell – Big Tough Girl is a birth mother, past guest on Adoption Now, and founder of Big Tough Girl. What originally started as a blog to help her move through the pain of her own child placement 11 years ago has grown into a community offering support to women struggling with everything from child…

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S2E2 Victor Mitchell

Jul 19, 2017

One of the tools we always encourage adoptive parents to use when they hit the inevitable roadblocks in the adoption process is your local and state representatives. The adoption process varies so much from state to state that it can be hard to know your rights as an adoptive parent. Since starting Adoption Now we…

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S2E1 Nightlight Christian Adoptions

Jul 5, 2017

A bit of a disclaimer before we get into today’s episode. We usually try not to endorse specific agencies on the podcast. We like to allow the families who many have had a particularly great experience with a specific agency to promote them if they want to, but beyond that we want to stay as…

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S1E9 Dr. Jason Richardson

Jul 21, 2016

April Fallon and Dr Jason Richardson begin a discussion around having an interracial family and trying to make sense of everything going on in our world today. Listen to it on iTunes.

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