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Adopt Well Podcast

Jun 28, 2019

Today we chatted with a good friend of ours, Sharday Dufresne. Shar is a transracial adoptee who grew up in a closed adoption. She has spent the last year walking through reunion with members of her birth family, and today she was kind enough to share some of the ups and downs of that journey with us.

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Jun 14, 2019

Today one of our hosts, Amy Bagwell, is sharing about her experience in adopting a toddler. She briefly tells her story, then gives many valuable tips for adding a toddler or adolescent to your family. She talks about surviving the first night home, finding an adoption competent pediatrician, cocooning, and more. We...

Jun 5, 2019

In this episode, we talk with Christa Jordan about navigating a closed adoption. Her son Kai joined their family by way of international adoption from Japan at five months old.

We discuss the struggles and complexities of a closed adoption, as well as some practical tips to navigate it all. 

If you are an adoptive...