• 01:05

    Talking with Adopted Kids about Birth Parents

    in Parents

    How can adoptive parents talk with their children about their birth parents. Host Dawn Davenport will interview Dr. Jennifer Bliss, the National Associate Counseling Director at the Independent Adoption Center, a non-profit domestic infant adoption agency; and  Danielle Goodman, Lead Social Worker in the Delaware office of Adoptions from the Heart, a nonprofit domestic infant adoption agency.


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Blog summary of the show
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on talking to adopted children about birth parents can be found here.

  • 01:00

    How Internationally Adopted Kids Acquire Language

    in Parents

    Internationally adopted children most often do not speak any English when they are adopted. How do they acquire English once home and what can parents do to help. Host Dawn Davenport, Exec. Director of Creating a Family, the national adoption & infertility education and support organization, will interview Dr. Sharon Glennen, Professor and Chairperson in the Department of Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Deaf Studies at Towson University in Maryland. Dr. Glennen researches how children adopted from abroad acquire English after adoption.


     


    Blog summary of the show and highlights can be found here:
     
    Highlights
     
    More Creating a Family resources on international adoption can be found here.

  • 01:03

    Mitt's Adopted Black Grandson- Dockothy, Adoptee Survivor

    in Education

    Romney Family Joins Hollywood fad of Adopting Black Babies..Join us as we speak to an Adoptee Survior, Dockothy Davis! *Last week former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced that he had a new addition to his family.
    Romney posted a picture on Twitter with the caption,“ Our 22nd grandchild was officially adopted today: Kieran James Romney.”
    The picture was of an adorable African American baby who was adopted by one of his sons.
    Now here’s where things get interesting. Apparently the name Kieran means “little dark one” in Gaelic. The name is pretty common in Ireland, which translates to “black” or “dark.”
    Mitt Romney, AKA Mr. 1% , has a lot of grand kids but you think he would at least be able to keep count and keep up. He announced on Twitter that his 22nd grandchild, Kieran James Romney, was officially adopted. Um, one problem. Back in July, Mitt Romney, tweeted that he and his wife welcomed their 22nd grandchild. Which is it Mitt?
    "People immediately started speculating about what type of life he’s going to have growing up with the Romneys, who are known for being severely out of touch when it comes to the poor and minority communities. We should say a serious prayer for our little Kieran. 
    Join us tonight on The Gist of Freedom as we talk with Dockothy Davis.  Mr. Davis will discuss,  growing up as a foster child and then living with a white family in an exclusive white town.
     

  • 00:56

    #1504 Live Your Life with Passion

    in Nutrition

    Do you feel like there should be something more to life? Would you like to live life with passion and purpose? Heather Visca, business owner & creator of “Love Your Life Day,” has an amazing story. She adopted a healthy lifestyle to help her recover from a life-threatening injury and it transformed her life. Heater gives you her tips for transforming your own life and living with passion every day! 

  • 00:06

    Consciousness 3.0...The Religion Edition

    in Culture

    Can you be "holy" and "hotep" at the same time?


    There is no doubt that Christianity is a driving force in the melanin community. History demands its respect as an ideology which counteracted the mental anguish and brutal forces of subordinancy and slavery. Our forefathers adopted, embraced, and cultivated this doctrine in order to secure strength in volatile times. As the conscious mind dissects the legacy of religion and its importance to our survival, it also recognizes various inconsistencies and incorrect respresentations of biblical images. Does this mean that the system as a whole is another agent of white supremacy, or is history so tainted that the truth will forever elude us? Can we reconcile our feelings of anger and reclaim the core beliefs that held our families together through one of the most despicable time periods in American history?


    Let's dissect and build.

  • 00:56

    Hermetic Magical Ethics

    in Radio

    On Thursday January 22nd, 2015 the Hermetic Hour with host Poke Runyon
    will present a discussion on Hermetic Magical Ethics. This will be
    somewhat controversial in that we will examine the ethical aspects of
    Hermetic philosophy in comparison to Christianity and other Gnostic
    variations including Crowley's Thelema and Golden Dawn Rosicrucianism.
    We will also question the merits of egalitarian collectivism compared to
    the American/Masonic work ethic and personal responsibility standards.
    We will review our newly adopted Code of Conduct for members of our
    magical lodges and explain some of the reasons for establishing these
    guidelines. So if you want to know how well-behaved and nice to each
    other magicians ought to be, tune in and we will give you our Golden Rules.
     

  • 00:30

    Sincerity: 3 Steps to Re-capture it in Your Life

    in Motivation

    “Social networking” has replaced conventional methods of forming friendship. The computer and internet is more important than pen and paper. Polishing responses by e-mail removes the sincerity and replaces it with caution. Discussions of true feelings and the demand for respect is viewed as old-fashioned and “boring”. Videos of disrespectful children go “viral” and “twerking” is discussed as a “fashionable dance”. People who show sincerity are serious and truthful. Sincerity is necessary to unite communities and embrace humanity. Oprah Winfrey proved how hungry Americans are for the quality of being free from pretense, deceit, or hypocrisy. The world cried when Oprah cried, they talked about her vicissitudes and adopted her choices as her choices. Many say the “cult-like” influence of Oprah Winfrey came about because what she talked about appeared to come from the heart.


    Too often, what usually passes for sincerity is only an artful pretense designed to win the confidence of others. Oh how easy it is to fake sincerity and how hard it is to be sincere. Steps to becoming more sincere: 1. Act the same way alone as you do when in the presence of others. This is the real you and this is the person that people will trust; 2. Do things out of the goodness of your heart.; don't seek a reward or do things to acquire things from people; 3. Don't do it or say it, unless you believe it from your heart. Avoid situations that require you to offer compliments or to express your opinions.Opening up to others about your feelings, motives and aspirations can cause some people to react in insincere ways and attempt to drag you down. 

  • 00:56

    Human Trafficking - A Survivors Story - Lauren & Israelle Wireman

    in Motivation

    Lauren Wireman, 33, a resident of Cape Coral, FL is a unique woman of God.  She is a sought after nail artist and a worship leader at her church where she and husband Jamie pastor.  She was delivered 10 years ago from a drug addiction, prostitution, and homelessness.  She enjoys ministering to others and spending time with her daughter, Israelle.


    Israelle Wireman was recently adopted by the Wiremans.  She has a powerful testimony which she hopes to share one day as a missionary.  She dreams of going overseas and helping the less fortunate.  In the meantime, she loves all things classy, cooking, and basketball.  She has big dreams and is patiently waiting for direction from God.

  • 01:01

    The Loving Business of Foster Care w/ Valerie Crabbe of the Being Beautiful Fdn.

    in Business

    Wealthy Sistas® Radio - Connecting Buiness with People, Stories, and Music


    LIVE Tuesdays 11 AM EST | Watch US LIVE @WEALTHYSISTASRADIO.COM


    THIS WEEK'S EPISODE: Valerie Crabbe aka, Super Mom, is the Founder of Being Beautiful Foundation for kids, a non-profit501c3 dedicated to enriching the lives of “At Risk” Youth in Foster Care.  Valerie’s has been featured on NBC Today Show, Fox, ABC News, Oxygen to name a few. Valerie is the mother of 3 biological, 3 Step and 2 Adopted children. 


    Wealthy Sistas® Radio, is a production of Wealthy Sistas® Media Group, Each week the host Deborah Hardnett interviews extraordinary business owners who share their real life, uncensored and uncut stories of triumphs and mishaps on their journey. Each show is packed with sound business concepts that offer solutions to business professionals globally. And is intertwined with some of the greatest R&B music of all time. Listeners will find Wealthy Sistas® Radio show both informative and inspirational and entertaining.


    Wealthy Sistas® Media Group – Promoting Positive People


    Learn more about our Host Deborah Hardnett and services at wealthysistasmedia.com

  • 03:59

    YUSEF EL- MARITIME MONDAYS- JUST WHAT IS ACOMMON LAW TRUST?

    in Education

    Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals that decide individual cases, as opposed to statutes adopted through the legislative process or regulations issued by the executive branch.[1]


     

  • 00:35

    Community Investor - Rocket Scientist Can Help Take Your Investments to the Moon

    in Finance

    Randee Van Ness, founder and owner of VNA Funding, talks about her journey to become a funding consultant. She is an actual rocket scientist, having started in software engineering at JPL-NASA at the age of 17 while she was already a junior in college. She adopted special needs kids, and became a Neuro-Psychologist to provide them and others with care. Her journey into finance came with a stint at the old Washington Mutual. Her background, drive, and energy are exceptional. 


    To ask Larry a question or to learn more send him an email: Larry@larrymuck.com

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