117 episodes

Join Mal + Kate each Monday as they talk about adoption, parenthood, Disney, and MORE! They are two adoptive moms that seek to love, support, and elevate all corners of the adoption triad through honest conversations with adoptive parents, birth moms, & adoptees, all while running Funding Love, a non-profit that strengthens bonds, builds community, and restores people through all-expenses-paid vacations to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida!So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine; there’s always a seat open for you at the table. When you tune in, you are Funding Love - with Mal + Kate!

The Funding Love Podcast with Mal + Kate Mal and Kate

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 29 Ratings

Join Mal + Kate each Monday as they talk about adoption, parenthood, Disney, and MORE! They are two adoptive moms that seek to love, support, and elevate all corners of the adoption triad through honest conversations with adoptive parents, birth moms, & adoptees, all while running Funding Love, a non-profit that strengthens bonds, builds community, and restores people through all-expenses-paid vacations to Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida!So grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine; there’s always a seat open for you at the table. When you tune in, you are Funding Love - with Mal + Kate!

    Funding Love Book Club - Episode 2: PART 1 - "You Should Be Grateful": Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker

    Funding Love Book Club - Episode 2: PART 1 - "You Should Be Grateful": Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker

    The Book Club Crew is back together, and this time they are discussing the book You Should Be Grateful: Stories of Race, Identity, and Transracial Adoption by Angela Tucker. “Your parents are so amazing for adopting you! You should be grateful that you were adopted.”Angela Tucker is a Black woman, adopted from foster care by white parents. She has heard this microaggression her entire life, usually from well-intentioned strangers who view her adoptive parents as noble saviors. She is grateful...

    • 34 min
    What Does Walt Disney World Have To Do With It?! Funding Love's Mission + Disney

    What Does Walt Disney World Have To Do With It?! Funding Love's Mission + Disney

    At Funding Love, we create post-adoption experiences that strengthen bonds, build community, and restore people. This week, Mal + Kate talk all about the Funding Love mission and why they feel Walt Disney World is the perfect place to put that mission into motion. Connect with your hosts!@malyourpal@katedawnduckConnect with Funding Love! WebsiteInstagramFacebookSupport the Show.

    • 35 min
    Leading Your Children to Jesus with Wire Talk Hosts, Karen Stubbs + Emily Korosec

    Leading Your Children to Jesus with Wire Talk Hosts, Karen Stubbs + Emily Korosec

    Do you struggle to talk to your kids about faith? Do you want your children to grow up knowing and loving God, but don't know how to help them to do that?This week, Mal + Kate talk all about leading children to Jesus with Birds On a Wire Founder and Wire Talk podcast host, Karen Stubbs. Along with her daughter, and Wire Talk co-host, Emily Korosec, Karen shares motherhood wisdom and insight on how to model and teach faith in daily life. Connect with Karen + Emily!Birds On a WireInstagramFaceb...

    • 34 min
    Autism + The Social Mind Center with Ana Anselma

    Autism + The Social Mind Center with Ana Anselma

    This week, Mal + Kate welcome Ana Anselma, the co-owner of of the Social Mind Center. The Social Mind Center’s Mission is to educate, equip, and empower children and teens with the communication, thinking, and self-management skills to navigate the world independently. Their curriculums focus on social competency, resulting in the development of social skills. Social competence refers to social, emotional, and cognitive skills and behaviors children need for successful social adaptation...

    • 42 min
    Understanding the Adoption Process with Adoption Attorney + Christian Adoption Coach, Lucrece Bundy

    Understanding the Adoption Process with Adoption Attorney + Christian Adoption Coach, Lucrece Bundy

    Does the adoption process seem confusing? Are you feeling the call, but also are afraid of losing time and money, trying to figure out the next steps?This week, Mal + Kate talk all about the adoption process with guest Lucrece Bundy. Lucrece Bundy is a West African native and has resided in Omaha, Nebraska for over two decades. She has helped hundreds of families successfully adopt children as a Christ-follower and adoption attorney.She noticed a huge gap in information available to her clien...

    • 35 min
    Blocked Care with Adoption Wise Founders Lisa Qualls + Melissa Corkum

    Blocked Care with Adoption Wise Founders Lisa Qualls + Melissa Corkum

    Is your parenting journey turning out differently than you imagined? You had so much love to give, but now you feel ashamed and bewildered by your lack of compassion. You may be experiencing blocked care—a self-protective mechanism in your nervous system that makes it difficult to connect with your child and maintain compassion. The good news is you can heal from blocked care, and compassion can be rekindled in your heart.This week, Mal + Kate welcome returning guest, Melissa Corkum, alongsid...

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

natb44 ,

A must listen for all families

I absolutely love this podcast and the mission of Funding Love. This podcast isn’t just for adoptive families, it is a must listen for all families. I’ve learned how to support adoptive families and received thought provoking information about how to best parent my biological little one. The hosts are wonderful and do such a good job of navigating even the most challenging of topics. I love that they don’t shy away from the messy or broken, instead they lovingly support others.

UCF nursing ,

FUNDING LOVE

A great podcast. To 2 great families

justaspoonfulofmeg ,

LOVE

Love all things Funding Love! And love learning more and more about adoption!

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