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Finding Our Feet: The Adoption Journal

Kids & Family Podcasts

A podcast where a husband and wife chat about their journey to adoption. The highs, the lows and everything in between! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast where a husband and wife chat about their journey to adoption. The highs, the lows and everything in between! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English


Episodes

Update

2/5/2024
We are back! This episode has been a long time in coming (and editing) but we have got an update for you all! We speak about the highs, and the lows, of the last few months, the first Christmas with Baby K, and whether we should see more people treading in dog poo on Instagram. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:44

Placement

12/6/2023
On this episode we speak in hushed tones as placement day is upon and suddenly keeping a child asleep is the most important thing in life! Mrs K speaks openly about the challenges she has faced since Placement Day, we give our first hand advice to prospective adopters and reflect on the despairing pit that is kids TV! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:37:21

Transitions Day 6

10/29/2023
On this episode we conclude our reflection on the first week of Transitions and our hopes for next week. We discuss why transition week is so tiring, top tips to make it easier and what our highlights have been from week one! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:16:23

Transitions Day 5

10/27/2023
Transitions Day 5 and our first trip out without the foster carer! We talk about how this went, the frustrations of public shopping centres and the joy of successfully getting your child to sleep! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:14:00

Transitions Day 4

10/26/2023
Transitions Day 4 and we are starting to feel tired (mostly Mrs K). We continue to talk about our developing relationship with Baby K, the difficulties of sleeping with a firm pillow and the complex and quite frankly ridiculous politics of soft play centres. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:11:19

Transitions Day 3

10/25/2023
Transitions Day 3 and it was a gooden! We got ourselves out to a park, got a Dunkin Donut and got Baby K to bed on time!!! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:11:09

Transitions Day 2

10/24/2023
Day 2 of Transitions is here and we can cautiously say we aren't too tired just yet! We reflect on the days events and the dawning reality that changing nappies is now our responsibility. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:09:54

Transitions Day 1

10/23/2023
It is finally here! Day 1 of Transitions is upon us and we are EXCITED! We give an update on our way to Foster Carers and an update following the first day. Plus, a little additional reveal about Baby K! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:09:41

Adoption Week

10/21/2023
On this episode we celebrate Adoption Week! Plus we give an exciting update on our journey to adoption, discuss meeting birth parents and rue those missed opportunites to play Dobby Scarecrow during wet play times! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:32:50

We Are Matched!

9/23/2023
We.. have.. MORE.. NEWS! In this episode we talk about our journey to this point, being matched! We go through the process leading up to Matching Panel, the ups and downs of adoption, our favourite all time books, and of course the Sugar Puff Monster! Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:42:49

We Are Linked!

8/6/2023
We.. have.. NEWS! Firstly, not only are we 1 year old (HAPPY PODIVERSARY TO YOU!) but we have more!!! In this episode we speak about our news (obvs), the extortionate prices of Mama's and Papa's and how delicious the burgers are from Tim Horton's! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:28

Panel

6/8/2023
We have finally arrived at this point.... PANEL! On this episode we talk about the outcome of panel, what we have learnt from it (including what not to wear!), and chat about Mrs K's new hobby! Climber ready! We also have a guest appearance from a certain four legged friend. To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:51:45

Stage 2 - Part 2

4/20/2023
On this episode we discuss further the meetings and goings on of Stage 2 including Fostering For Adoption, Panel Preparation, Virtual Reality &......... Clash of Clans?! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:47:31

Jude's World

3/17/2023
On this MAMMOTH episode we welcome our first ever guest! Jude's Mum gives us insights into parenting a child living with autism, shares some highs and lows and draws some comparisons with parenting cared for children. She also asks us some questions and the answers are... interesting! You can find Jude's Mum on Instagram @_judes_world_ To find our more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:43:03

Holiday

2/25/2023
This episode was recorded whilst we were on holiday! We chat about some of our childhood memories of holidays, the developmental needs of cared for children and the unmistakable smells of a children's soft play centre. To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:45:26

Stage 2 Begins!

2/5/2023
New Year new us! That's right, we have started Stage 2! In this episode we will talk about our start to Stage 2, some of the questions we have been asked and, of course, superpowers! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:48:31

Christmas

12/16/2022
It's CHRISTMAS!!! On this episode we cover all things Christmas ranging from Christmas traditions, movies, the Argos catalogue and of course, shiny Alan Shearer football stickers. Oh, and we also give an update on the adoption journey!!! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:01:03:57

Update & Book Club

11/5/2022
In this episode we give an update on our current situation as well as chat about the book Amber's Mums by Tom T. Lamb. We chat about all things P.A.C.E, which football team you want to get in a World Cup Sweepstake and our thoughts on I'm A Celeb. To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:41:27

Stage 1

10/15/2022
In this episode we talk through the steps of Stage 1, discuss why Battenbergs are so satisfying and marvel at Grandpa K's roller blading skills. To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:56:28

Training Part 2

9/25/2022
On this episode Mr and Mrs K continue to discuss the pre adoption training. They discuss aspects of the training such as contact within adoption, trauma/loss as well as hearing Mr K's sister attempt her best impressions! To find out more about our adoption journey you can follow us on Instagram @finding.our.feet_ Or you can email us on findingourfeet.adoptionjournal@gmail.com We would love to hear from you with any questions or stories for us to discuss on future episodes. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:49:43