Making Adoption Affordable

Guest: Heather Featherston This show offers tips and secrets for financing your adoption and how to find new ways to help fund your adoption. Also discussed are ways to budget and to save money when making baby-related purchases....

Adopting in India

Guest: Hemlata Momaya Learn about the steps needed to begin an adoption from India with guest Hemlata Momaya. Discover what the government of India is doing right now with regard to adoption and about restrictions and requirements, the time involved, and what you can...

Parenting Options

Guest: Patricia Mindell Wondering what is right for you as you make decisions about becoming a parent? This show’s guest is a therapist who can help you explore this issue, discuss options and help determine what’s right for you....

When Are You Too Old to Adopt?

Guest: Marlou Russell Can a person be too old to adopt? Lifestyles are changing, which has led to parenting at older ages. This can bring great benefits, as well as some challenges. Psychologist and author Marlou Russell offers her expertise on this topic and...

How Adoption Has Changed

Guest: Diane Michaelson Diane Michaelson is an attorney practicing in California and an adoptive mother. Diane speaks about the biggest changes in adoption throughout the years, including birth mother’s rights and answers to frequently asked adoption legal...

Worldwide Tracers: Search & Reunion

Guest: Kirk Rutherford Kirk started an adoption search company over 30 years ago called “Worldwide Tracers”. The mission of the company is to help reunite adoptees and birth parents. Kirk explains how this program got started and what things people have to...

Tax Credits for Adoption

Guest: Aaron Rubin Aaron has a Doctor of Law degree (J.D.) and is an accountant. He’s currently going through the adoption process with his wife. Aaron and Mardie discuss adoption tax credits/deductions, what the difference is and when/how you claim the credit....

Adoption Reunion

Guest: Michele Stewart Michele is a birth mother who was able to locate and reunite with her child after many years. In this episode of Let’s Talk Adoption, she explains how she told her parents she was pregnant at 16. She also discusses how she came to choose...

How to Deal with Bullies

Guest: Janet Heller Janet Heller is the author of How the Moon Regained Her Shape. She speaks about how she was bullied very early on in school and how to help your child if they are being bullied....

Waiting to Adopt

Guest: Geoff & Traci Morris Waiting for your child can be a difficult process. This program covers one couple’s story about how patience, faith, and hope play a role in the waiting game of adoption....

Adopting Multi-Racial Children

Guest: Rose Kent Author Rose Kent joins the show to discuss the dynamics of adopting multi-racial children. She also discusses what should be considered before adopting multi-racial children, as well as, the ins and outs of multi-racial adoption....

Parenting Multiples

Guest: Pamela Fierro Parenting twins (triplets, and more) can be a unique challenge. Guest Pamela Fierro is an author, web writer and producer, and mother of twins. She shares experiences, discusses issues that parents may not consider prior to adopting twins, and...

Pre-Natal Abuse, Part 2

Guest: Dr. Charles Sophy What can you expect if your child has been exposed to pre-natal drug abuse? In the second part of this two-part program, Dr. Sophy talks about the effects of drug and alcohol on a child after birth, what parents can anticipate, and services...