Today Kelli talks with fellow adoptive mom, Alex Fitten. Alex is the host of The Adoptive Mom Podcast which is a space to help women feel connected, empowered, and encouraged to stand in the fire for kids from hard places. She and her husband Bryan get to raise three littles who are all less than […]
In today’s episode, Kelli connects with friend & fellow adoptive mom Lauren Huss. Lauren has been married to Ben for 12 years. They are a true “opposites attract” couple who believe they are better together because of their different temperaments. In fact, they call their family “Team Huss” because of their strong convictions about teamwork […]
Today Kelli talks with fellow adoptive mom Jenna McKnight. As an adoptive mother of a child with reactive attachment disorder, Jenna was all too familiar with the complicated emotions associated with adoption. Redeemed through prayer and fellowship, Jenna and her husband were inspired to share their message of hope with other adoptive parents through their […]
In this episode, Kelli is talking with Bryan Post. Together they discuss the way that our adoptive children react to stress, fear & overwhelm. Bryan is the founder of The Post Institute and is widely renowned as one of America’s foremost child behavior experts. For more than 15 years, Bryan has provided support to parents […]
In this episode Kelli is chatting with Jennifer Phillips. She is the author of 30 Days of Hope for Adoptive Parents and knows how to harness the power of hope and connection to uplift fellow adoptive parents. Jennifer went viral for a blog post that documented her struggle and eventual revelation about power struggles between […]
In this episode, Kelli chats with Tara Counterman all about the importance of self – care through motherhood.
While Tara is not an adoptive mom herself she offers an extremely important perspective for anyone in the throes of their motherhood journey. As an entrepreneur mom with two toddlers, she learned quickly that she can’t pour from an empty cup. Now she is passionate about helping moms get into a state of mind, implement structures and make sustainable changes to show up powerfully in motherhood AND for themselves.
In this episode, Kelli chats with Megan Nilsen about her leap of faith.
Megan is a Colorado girl though and through! She and her husband adopted their two youngest from Ethiopia in 2011 to complete their family of six. Megan believes adoption is the best, hardest thing they have ever done. It broke open all she thought she knew about life and love and allowed God to usher her into a deeper spiritual journey — one she wouldn’t trade for the world.
In this episode, Kelli chats with Jamie Fredericks about her adoption journey and her personal ‘cloud of shame’.
Jamie is a Southern California native. She and her husband Mike adopted twins from Ethiopia in June of 2016 and rounded out their beautiful family to a hearty seven. Jamie is an adoption coach dedicated to helping mamas who are struggling post adoption to connect, attach and bond to their adopted child(ren).
In this episode, Kelli interviews Jenny Marrs, blogger and mom of 4 wonderful little ones.
Jenny started her adoption process in 2011. Shortly after legally adopting her daughter, the Republic of the Congo put a hold on exit permits making them unable to bring home their adopted daughter for two years.
In this episode, Kelli shares her story and encourages other adoptive moms to embrace theirs.