International Adoption

Stories

S3E15 Self Care for Adoptive Parents Part 2

May 31, 2018

Chris Prange-Morgan wrote an article that was published in the Huffington Post on “Trauma” after she and her husband adopted two kids from China. She suffered from PTSD after bringing home their son who had severe medical needs and attachment issues. She started to rock climb to relieve stress. One day, overwhelmed with all that…

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S3E14 Self Care for Adoptive Parents Part 1

May 31, 2018

Chris Prange-Morgan wrote an article that was published in the Huffington Post on “Trauma” after she adopted two kids from China. She suffered PTSD after bringing home her son who had severe medical needs and attachment issues. On this episode Chris talks to April Fallon about her journey and the accident that changed her life.…

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S3E13 Adopting From Haiti

May 31, 2018

After Laura led a medical mission trip to Haiti she knew she wanted to adopt from there. The process took 3 1/2 years but finally they brought home their 5 year old little girl. On this episode Laura shares about what it was like to bring home an older child and how it inspired them…

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S3E10 Adoption From Russia

Apr 4, 2018

Susan Mitchell shares what it was like to bring two children home from Russia. She shares how God brought her family together and how these two lives consoled her through great loss. Listen on iTunes

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S2E11 Erik Weihenmayer’s Story

Oct 7, 2017

There are few more challenging achievements that the average person looks up to more than summiting Mt. Everest. Now imagine doing it blind. That’s what today’s guest Erik Weihenmayer did, becoming the first blind man to do so, along with summiting the rest of the Seven Summits, and kayaking the entire 277 miles of the…

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S2E9 Renee’s Adoption Story from China and Guatemala

Sep 21, 2017

Today on the podcast, we are so excited to feature Renee Hettich’s story of her experience adopting 4 children internationally. One of her children is from Guatemala, and three of them are from China, our first Chinese adoption story on the podcast! Renee shares how none of the four adoptions went exactly according to plan,…

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S1E45 Carrie OToole’s Story

Jun 7, 2017

Carrie O’Toole experienced the pain and suffering of infertility, miscarriage, and an international adoption that went painfully awry. Nothing could have prepared her for the decade-long journey of trying to love her little boy, who struggled to trust and connect after leaving the only home he’d ever known, a Vietnamese orphanage. This week on ADOPTION…

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S1E32 Robyn and Andy’s Story

Jan 11, 2017

This week we have an adoption story from Oklahoma!! This family lived in Zambia, had 4 biological sons and then adopted a little Zambian boy. They share their journey back to the U.S. and their experience in foster care and domestic adoption. This story is for anyone who has been disappointed in God. Andy and…

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S1E27 Kim and Jahn’s Story

Dec 7, 2016

When Jahn and Kim decided to pursue adoption in the Ukraine, they had no idea how intense the fight would be to bring home their son. ADOPTION NOW is so honored to have Kim de Blecourt on the podcast! She is the award-winning author of “Until We All Come Home” and the President of Nourished…

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S1E25 Steve and Kristen’s Story

Nov 16, 2016

Adoption from India! Steve and Kristen talk about bringing home a sibling group for India. This beautiful family tells their story and the incredible journey God has brought them through. Listen to it on iTunes.

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