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  • 01:04

    Special Challenges of Kinship Adoption

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    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Robin Sizemore, Exec. Director of Hopscotch Adoptions, an international adoption agency with an active kinship adoption  program; Lorrin Pekarske an adoption social worker for the Catholic Charities supporting all types of adoptive families, including relative adoptions; and Tim Eirich, an adoption attorney with Grob & Eirich, LLC, specializes in adoption, child welfare cases, and assisted reproduction, and a member of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys. 


    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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  • 00:45

    Adoption Focus : Loss and Grief in Adoption with Anna Walton Psychotherapist

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    Anna Walton, Psychotherapist and founder of Thrive Counseling Services discusses Grief and Loss in Adoption as well as the beauty of the birth mom, the truth of their courage, love and commitment. Do not miss this amazing conversation!

  • 01:14

    Pet Radio- The Legacy of Wallace the Pitbull

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    Wallace the Pitbull was one of the first pitbulls on the internet stage to prove these dogs are much more than the stereotype and public reputation and has helped change the public view of the bully breeds today. We will talk to Andrew "Roo" Yori about the journey he went through with Wallace and the impact it had. It is a great story that you do not want to miss!


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  • 01:07

    Adoption Tax Credit 2016

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    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Becky Wilmoth, an Adoption Tax Credit Specialist at Bills Tax Service, and Josh Kroll, Adoption Tax Credit Coordinator at the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC).


    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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  • 00:31

    Pet Adoption

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    Animals.  The world's got plenty of them.  And all of these animals need homes and the love of caring families.  As we see all too often, too many animals are without good homes due to abandonment or owners not spaying and neutering.  This episode addresses the importance of pet adoption and discusses those times when pets seem to adopt us.  We'd love to hear your pet adoption stories.  So join hosts J and D, as they explore this topic, live on The Missy Show.

  • 00:23

    A Special Adoption Journey , with Lea

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    Listen with an open heart as Lea shares her Adoption Story. Adopted from Korea as a young child and growing up as the cherished daughter of an amazing Adoption Social Worker, Lea speaks honestly about her life and journey. Dont miss this interview!


     

  • 01:07

    Adult Transracial Adoptees Teach Us About Adoption

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    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Rhonda Roorda, author of In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption, and an adult transracial adoptee.


    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. 


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  • 00:02

    Adoption from an Adoptive Families Perspective

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    Discussion with Mark Livings an Adoptive Father of two boys.   Mark and his wife adopted both boys from different birthmothers.    Mark provides a unique perspective having worked with multiple agencies and adopted children from different states.    

  • 00:18

    Adoption and Birthmothers Generationally

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    Meet Glenda, a Mom and Grandmother whose daughter chose to become a birthmother. Learn how adoption has touched their family in many ways and how she is a source of strength and support.

  • 02:13

    Pet Radio-Lil Bub and Norbert-the Cutest Paring Ever and a Special Announcement

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    Lil Bub the permakitten is well know for her adorable cuteness with millions of social media fans. Norbert is fast becoming known as one of the cutest little dogs ever. These two little giants got together to create a childrens book. We speak to Mike/Big Bub, and Julie, Norbert's Mom individually about this partnership and what the future will hold for each of them. Mike has an announcement about Lil Bub that may surprise you...even shock you! Tune in for the AHHH moment!  Following this, we have a segment about some new and unique products for you and your cat.


    We have added another guest:  Tina and her cat Oreo will tell us about their new childrens book where they joined forces with Atchoum the cat, and both are part of the story which has a great moral to it for kids.


     

  • 00:09

    Adoption Focus - "Having Faith" a conversation with Angela, an Adoptive Mom.

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    Angela and her husband were a waiting Adoption Associates Adoptive Family who were excited to build their family through adoption. Listen as she shares their  heartfelt story, which spans fours years. During which time they experienced disappointment, loss and eventually parenthood. Faith in knowing their child would come kept them going, and today they are parents of a beautiful little girl. Their message... " Never stop believing..."