76 episodes

Caring for orphaned and vulnerable children is one of the most important jobs in the world, but often people are too overwhelmed to get involved or lack the support they need to keep going. Our podcast is a place where the powerful stories of real people will inspire, encourage, and support you in your journey. Because when you thrive, children thrive.

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    • Parenting
    • 4.9 • 204 Ratings

Caring for orphaned and vulnerable children is one of the most important jobs in the world, but often people are too overwhelmed to get involved or lack the support they need to keep going. Our podcast is a place where the powerful stories of real people will inspire, encourage, and support you in your journey. Because when you thrive, children thrive.

    83. The Side of Adoption You Must Know With Ashley Mitchell

    83. The Side of Adoption You Must Know With Ashley Mitchell

    We all have predisposed ideas about adoption, especially around birth moms and placement. But what if the narrative you have isn't the whole truth? Our guest Ashley Mitchell, who is a birth mom herself, will quite possibly change everything you thought you knew, and we promise you will be better for it. She has wisdom for not just birth moms, but for adoptive parents, adult adoptees, and for anyone willing to listen. If you know anyone thinking about adoption this podcast is a must listen.

    • 1 hr
    82. Adopted Out of Foster Care and Now A Sister to Hundreds of Foster Kids With Monica

    82. Adopted Out of Foster Care and Now A Sister to Hundreds of Foster Kids With Monica

    Monica was adopted out of foster care at the age of 5 and now she plays a vital role in her family. Monica has been a foster sister to over 300 hundred kids. She has been able to show each child coming through their home that she understands what they are going through and that she is always going to be there for them.

    • 22 min
    81. Texas 48 Hour Adoption Follow Up With Dominique White

    81. Texas 48 Hour Adoption Follow Up With Dominique White

    It's been almost four years since we had the privilege of telling the powerful story of a birth mom and adoptive family. This film has been viewed almost 2 million times and has impacted thousands of lives, but there is more to this story. Four years later so much has changed and there is still so much to learn.

    • 42 min
    80. Adult Adoptee Sisters Share Foster Care And Adoption Experience With Patty and Angelica

    80. Adult Adoptee Sisters Share Foster Care And Adoption Experience With Patty and Angelica

    Patty, her sister Angelica, and their two other siblings didn't want to be adopted out of foster care. But faced with a difficult choice that could separate the group, they decided that permanently joining another family was the best option. Patty and Angelica share their struggles, their joys, and how healing is possible even in the face of really difficult circumstances.

    • 38 min
    79. A Personal Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation with Gina Fimbel

    79. A Personal Journey Toward Racial Reconciliation with Gina Fimbel

    After becoming an adoptive mom to black children, Gina Fimbel began to recognize that some things needed to change if she wanted her children to have the best chance at thriving in her family. Through friendships, education, and working with Be The Bridge, Gina has become a part of a movement of racial reconciliation that includes amplifying transracial adoptee voices. In a conversation that can often feel overwhelming, Gina's story and wisdom offers space to take this journey one step at time.

    • 36 min
    78. How To Have Healthier Adoptions By Learning From Adoptees With Tiffany and Jenn

    78. How To Have Healthier Adoptions By Learning From Adoptees With Tiffany and Jenn

    What is one of the best ways to learn how to be a better adoptive parent? By listening to the people who have already lived it. Tiffany and Jenn were both transracially adopted as children, but now they are adults who have insight on what helped and what hurt. They are here to share their stories, experience, and highlight the need for the adoptee voice. 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
204 Ratings

204 Ratings

jhiltebeitel ,

The Whole of Adoption

This podcast beautifully tells stories from all angles of the adoption triad with integrity. Whitney and Nick bravely invite honest discussion about orphan care and adoption. Each episode gives me something to think about and to talk about with my family or adoptive moms group.

RachelMae15 ,

Storytelling truly makes an impact!

This podcast tells deep and heartfelt stories about the orphan crisis and the many ways of caring for vulnerable kids. It is very educational and the stories involve telltale life people. Totally recommend this podcast!

Katja J ,

Amazing Podcast

This podcast is interesting, educational, and incredibly important. Caring for orphans and vulnerable families should be a priority for everyone and this podcast walks through how to beat support the community. Love it!

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