November 22, 2020

Episode 19 “Oh Sh*t Part 2

Patricia Spencer will be joining us again for part 2 of her adoption story. Last time we heard what she found out about her biological family. It was a cliff hanger! This week we're going to pick up where she left off and follow her journey to where she is now.

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Patricia Spencer is an adoptee who only recently began her journey to find her biological family. She never planned to look for her bio-family until a friend revealed some shocking information about bio-parents. But, she also always said that if her biological family ever found her she would welcome them into her life. She currently lives on the other side of the country from where she was raised. An Army veteran who currently works for the federal government, she has two biological children of her own and helped her husband raise his two children in their blended family. Her story contains a lot of twists and turns and she is here to share all of it with us.
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November 7, 2020

Episode 17 “#NAAM”

Kevin does a quick chat on "National Adoption Awareness Month." He gives a little insight into how he feels and some of his memories.

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October 24, 2020

Episode 16 “Family Tree”

Sandra Scott A family researcher who is passionate about bringing families together. Sandra the only child of her parents and raised in a blended family home. As a child, Sandra was always curious to know more about her family. She would contact her aunt from to time and take notes. Fast forward to adulthood Sandra married, had three children, and her desire to know more about her family grew stronger. She wanted to share her lineage with her sons so that they would pass it down to their children and children's children. Sandra's family research eventually helped restore families who had been distant for years. She knew then that family research was her niche in helping others with their family research. Her biggest research project was from a man who was born in Saigon Vietnam looking for his biological father who was African American. With all of the tools and resources like genetic DNA testing, she was able to find his father. After that discovery, the flood gates of "help me please" started pouring in. Sandra has helped many people discover their biological families and the request are still pouring in. Sandra's contact info: Sandrascott816@yahoo.com

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This episode is with Co-host Michelle Batten, founder of Hopeful Connections Parenting. Michelle is a trauma-responsive parenting coach who helps exhausted adoptive and foster parents define needs behind behaviors, explore creative parenting solutions, & walk alongside parents to restore hope back to their homes. “Michelle as a sibling of foster children and an adoptive sister, she brings a unique perspective to our podcast. You can view her information @  http://www.hopeparenting.com/press-page

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I talk about the scars that I have physically and mentally, and how the folks in the program tried to break me and failed.

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Kevin chats about the "What If" & his experience with depression that occurs with adoptees/foster care children. Please subscribe to my YouTube Channel @ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgpG6dJtJ-SVQlY8LUks1Sw… We also are on PodBean: https://letstalkaboutfosteradoption.podbean.com/ Twitter:https://twitter.com/LivingMyShadows IG:https://www.instagram.com/livingmyshadows/ Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/Lets-Talk-About-Adoption-Foster-Care-531611900958499

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Corey Quinn is sharing his story. Corey is discussing his story of ups and downs, living in many foster homes, meeting his younger brother, dealing with depression and negativities in his life. You can check out Corey's music on IG @coreywinz Corey is also on Twitter @BubblesRainbow2

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I will be discussing the ways I dealt with Negativities in my life.

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Shania from the UK shares her story about being an adoptee in a bi-racial family. Shania has a blog and can be reached at the following Social Media outlets:

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEN3dfilC1DgW1aem2oN2gw

Blog:

https://shaniasophiaadoptee.com/

Insta:

https://www.instagram.com/shania_sophia_adoptee/

Twitter:

https://twitter.com/sha_niaaaaaaashania_sophia_adoptee

 

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