What is it like to go through the foster-to-adopt process? The Foster Adoption Podcast is a resource for people who are interested in growing their family by adopting children from foster care. Follow along the journey of one couple adopting children from foster care.
Episode 20: The Good Stuff About Parenting
Matt joins Adam for a special 20th episode that details all of the amazing parts of being a parent and adopting from foster care.
Episode 19: A Resolution In Court
The dramatic conclusion to our experience in court to try and adopt our boys. Listen to what it is like to share a court waiting room with the birth family and what the termination of parental rights looks like.
Episode 18: Is This The End?
The time between court dates was filled with emotion and preparation for the possibility that the boys could be leaving. Learn more about birth parent visits, caregiver reports and emotionally preparing for different outcomes.
Episode 17: Our Dramatic First Court Date
The court experience is intense and filled with emotions - this episode details our dramatic first time in court and it is complete with everything you have ever wanted to know about foster care court dates.
Episode 16: Education Rights and Foster Care Bureaucracy
Do you want to hear a quintessential story about how cray the foster system can be? I give you our educational rights story. How we navigated the bureaucracy of being able to get speech services for our son.
Episode 15: The First Birth Mother Visit
There were lots of emotions after the Birth Mother didn't show up to the scheduled visit. Now that she showed up for a visit, a waterfall of emotions and feelings flowed down.
Beautifully written and presented story of hope, uncertainty, patience and happy
Endings. Adam tells their story so well despite so many ups and downs. This is the best adoption podcast I have come across. I’m a fostering and adoption social worker here in Northern Ireland. I will definitely be recommending this to my adoption applicants. Wishing you guys all the best with your lovely little family xx