Are You a Good Enough Parent?

Guest: Dr. Sybil Gray In this episode of Let’s Talk Adoption, Mardie Caldwell interviews Dr. Sybil Gray. In the interview, they discuss Dr. Gray’s book which helps parents understand the importance they play in their child’s development....

Overcoming Your Fears About Adoption

Guest: Laura Christianson Laura helps us understand some of the fears people may have about adoption, such as not knowing what open adoption means. Potential adoptive couples may also be apprehensive about parenting a child not of their own body. Before turning to...

Love Languages of an Adoptee

Guest: Sherrie Eldridge Sherrie shares with us what “Love Language” is and its importance. She provides an explanation of what an adoptee hears, and the importance of being able to learn and speak the language so that they do not hear the wrong message....

Legal Aspects of Adoption

Guest: Kathleen Calcutt Attorney Kathleen Calcutt is our guest, and provides questions to answers about the legal aspects of adoption. Kathleen emphasizes how important it is to get the help of a qualified adoption professional who has the legal knowledge of adoption...

Communicating with Teens

Guest: Brenda Nixon Brenda provides tips about getting along better with your teens. She also addresses the questions, “is there a difference between adults and teen brains?” and “is there a difference between girls’ versus boys’...

The Power of a Positive Mom

Guest: Karol Ladd Karol is the author of 18 books and expert in the Positive Mom. She talks about the challenges of motherhood, what a positive mom looks like, and how you can influence the way your children act and react....

Personality Types, Part 2

Guest: Marita Littauer Join us as we speak with guest host Marita Littauer (part 2 of a 2 part series), author of over a dozen books on personality types. Discover how to better understand yourself and others through Littauer’s explanations and descriptions of...

Personality Types, Part 1

Guest: Marita Littauer Join us as we speak with guest host Marita Littauer (part 1 of a 2 part series), author of over a dozen books on personality types. Discover how to better understand yourself and others through Littauer’s explanations and descriptions of...

Forgiveness & Overcoming Hurts

Guest: Dr. David Nehring Forgiveness takes practice. Dr. Nehring talks about how he got started in helping others learn about forgiveness. He answers the important question, “what is the concept of forgiving and forgetting?”...

Overcoming Birth Parent Rejection

Guest: Paul Russell A touching story of one man’s struggle to understand and overcome rejection in his life as a child and a young adult. It is important for adopted children to understand that their mother chose adoption for them out of love, not rejection....