From babyhood to school age, through the teenage years and ultimately adulthood, Adoption: The Long View explores all aspects of the adoption journey with a variety of articulate and thought-provoking guests.
From Infertility Grief To Adoption
No baby should be born with a job, to quote Dr Phil. It’s just too much to expect a baby to fix anything -- a relationship, a heart, a life. But many people come to infant adoption after experiencing infertility and enduring some sort of loss. They might t...
4 Myths Adoptive Parents Still Believe
If your main sources of information about adoption are from the loudest voices, you may be missing out on key facets that would help you better navigate your own adoption situation and better serve your child. You can’t see your own blind spots (by definit...
Losing My Son Twice
Candace Cahill placed her son as an infant in 1990. Their semi-open adoption closed when he was 8, but contact was reestablished at 18. After navigating the complexities of reunion for five years and only a single face-to-face meeting, Michael died in his...
From Adopting Parent To Adoptive Parent
The journey of adopting a baby can be so uncertain and feel so all-consuming that sometimes, it’s hard to see past it. My guest today, Tim Elder, helps people become parents through adoption with his Infant Adoption Guide blog and podcast. We're talking wi...
How To Be The Adoptive Parent Your Child Needs You To Be
If you’ve ever wondered how you could have an open adoption when you can’t have contact with birth parents, you’ll want to make sure to catch this episode with adoptive parent counselors Katie Biron and Kara Andersen. We cover the differences between openn...
Beyond The Shadow History of Adoption
How different is adoption now compared with the closed adoption era? And what does that mean for adoptive parents? Gabrielle Glaser is the author, most recently, of American Baby: A Mother, A Child, and the Shadow History of Adoption, which tells the shock...
Highly Informative and Honest
This podcast offers listeners open and honest communication about the complexities of adoption. It welcomes and takes into account all the voices in the triad: adoptees, birth parents and adoptive parents. Adoption: The Longview promotes openness in adoption and strives to help all parties navigate the sensitive and emotional ups-and-downs of adoption with compassion and dignity.
In-depth, engaging, and thoughtful
Wonderful, in depth conversations featuring interesting and informative guests! Fabulous host with an open, easy, inquisitive style and excellent interviewing skills.
GREAT new adoption podcast!
I love the great guests Lori has on the show. Lots of wonderful stories and information about adoption from different perspectives. We need more so keep the episodes coming!