• Ep 21. Two Families United: The Heartwarming Tale of Jeff and Ali Wendt

    29 FEB. 2024 · Join us in this heartfelt episode of 'Stories Of Adoption' as Jeff and Ali Wendt share a remarkable journey. Initially brought together through their involvement in adoption, their lives took an unexpected turn when tragedy struck, and they both lost their spouses. In the face of grief, Jeff and Ali found solace in each other, eventually falling in love. Together, they not only navigated the challenges of blending their families but also created a nurturing and harmonious space, bridging the gap between two worlds. Discover a story of love, loss, and the extraordinary bonds that adoption can forge
    47m 31s
  • Ep 20. Defying Norms: A Heartfelt Tale of Late-in-Life Adoption with Mark Seastrand

    15 FEB. 2024 · Dive into an extraordinary episode as we explore the remarkable journey of Mark Seastrand, who defied societal norms by embracing adoption at a later stage in life. Join us in this heartwarming conversation as Mark shares his unique experience of creating a loving household through late-age adoption, breaking down taboos surrounding adoption at different life stages. Discover the challenges, triumphs, and profound moments that shaped Mark's path to becoming a loving father. In this insightful episode, we discuss the transformative power of late-age adoption and challenge conventional perspectives on family-building. Mark Seastrand's inspiring story sheds light on the possibilities and joys that come with embracing unconventional paths to parenthood. Tune in for an uplifting narrative that transcends boundaries and encourages a more inclusive dialogue on adoption.
    35m 46s
  • Ep 19. Open Adoption, Open Hearts: Amy and Anna's Beautiful Connection

    1 FEB. 2024 · Join Amy and Anna in this heartfelt episode of 'Stories of Adoption' as they share their extraordinary journey from Green Bay, Wisconsin, to the unexpected joys and challenges of open adoption. From navigating the complexities of biracial and bilingual dynamics to the miracles that unfolded, this episode explores the power of love, faith, and resilience. Listen in for a touching narrative that transcends borders, embracing the beauty of diverse family connections. Discover the strength of open hearts, triumphs, and the lasting impact of a bond forged through the unique tapestry of adoption. Tune in now for an inspiring tale of acceptance and the unwavering love that transcends biological ties. #AdoptionStories #FamilyLove #OpenAdoption
    34m 50s
  • Ep 18. ⁠Whispers of Destiny: The Unlikely Connection That Led to Our Beautiful Family

    18 ENE. 2024 · In this captivating episode of the "Stories of Adoption" podcast, host Jason Caywood introduces Jesslyn Grannis, who shares her heartwarming adoption journey. From Jesslyn's realization of potential fertility challenges due to her health to the unexpected connection with a baby in foster care, the story unfolds with surprising twists, including the adoption of that baby by another family after the biological parents severed their rights. The narrative highlights emotional moments during ultrasounds and in the neonatal intensive care unit, emphasizing the bond between siblings before officially becoming part of the same family. The story reflects the resilience and love that emerge in the complex and beautiful process of adoption, providing a unique perspective on building a family through both adoption and biological motherhood simultaneously. #AdoptionJourney #PodcastStory #UnconditionalLove #FamilyBuilding #HeartwarmingTales #FertilityChallenges #UnexpectedConnections #AdoptionStories #PodcastHighlight #ParentingMiracles #SiblingBond #Resilience #LoveInAdoption #EmotionalJourney #FamilyDiversity #ParenthoodStories
    33m 41s
  • Ep 17. Bridging Stories: Exploring the Tapestry of Adopted Lives with Julie Ryan McGue

    4 ENE. 2024 · Dive into the fascinating world of adoption and twinship with author Julie Ryan McGue in our latest episode, "Bridging Stories: Exploring the Tapestry of Adopted Lives." Join Julie as she unfolds her remarkable journey of being adopted alongside her identical twin sister, navigating the complexities of family dynamics, and discovering the unexpected twists that make up the rich tapestry of her life. This insightful conversation sheds light on the emotional and identity-seeking aspects of adoption, offering a profound exploration of the interconnected threads that weave our unique stories. Tune in for an engaging narrative that resonates with the heart of the adopted experience. #AdoptionJourney #IdenticalTwins #PersonalNarrative #BridgingStories
    39m 23s
  • Ep 16. Christmas Jason: A love letter to the Holidays

    21 DIC. 2023 · Join us in this heartwarming podcast episode as we delve into the enchanting holiday traditions of Jason Caywood. From festive decorations to cherished family rituals, experience the joy and magic of Christmas through Jason's eyes. Discover how he creates lasting memories, spreads cheer, and embraces the true spirit of the season. Tune in for a delightful journey into the traditions that make the holidays unforgettable. 🎄✨ #HolidayJoy #ChristmasTraditions #PodcastMagic
    14m 41s
  • Ep 15. Heart-to-Heart: Connecting Across Generations in Adoption with Alana Nicol

    7 DIC. 2023 · In this engaging conversation, Alana Nicol opens up about her personal journey through adoption, both as an adopted child and as an adoptive parent. She shares the unique challenges and joys that come with being part of an adoptive family, emphasizing the importance of open communication and connection. Alana discusses her daughter's experience, the cultural dynamics they navigate, and the evolving nature of identity in their lives. Throughout the conversation, she provides valuable insights and advice for those considering or already involved in adoption, encouraging openness, understanding, and the embracing of diverse family narratives.
    22m 20s
  • Ep 14. Scott's Power of Emotional Choice: Taking Control of Your Life

    23 NOV. 2023 · In this episode of the Stories of Adoption podcast, host Jason interviews an anonymous organizational behaviorist, Scott McKena, who shares their experience of discovering their birth family through 23andMe. Scott discusses the emotional journey of connecting with their birth mother and the impact it had on their adoptive family. He also share their professional journey, co-founding Emotional Blueprinting, a company aimed at helping successful individuals manage burnout and dissatisfaction. Scott's personal and professional experiences intertwine, highlighting the impact of adoption on core beliefs and emotional well-being.
    29m 35s
  • Ep 13. Jason's Path to Self-Worth

    9 NOV. 2023 · In this heartfelt episode of 'Stories of Adoption,' our host, Jason Caywood, takes us on a personal journey. He shares his own story of feeling unworthy despite significant achievements, from his athletic endeavors to his college years and entering the sales world. Join Jason as he unveils a profound realization – his adoption played a pivotal role in shaping his self-worth. Discover how this newfound understanding paved the way for a transformative chapter in his life, where he embraced a deep sense of worthiness and unlocked a world of possibilities.
    24m 5s
  • Ep 12. From Fear to Freedom: Mike's Adoption Story

    26 OCT. 2023 · In this deeply personal episode, Mike Thorne shares his remarkable adoption journey. He opens up about the fear of abandonment that haunted him, his refuge in sports, and the transformative moment he decided to seek his biological mother. Join us as we explore the emotional depths and discover how Mike turned fear into freedom while finding joy in the world of sports.
    35m 9s

Stories of Adoption is a podcast that aims to share heartfelt stories of adoption and shed light on the various aspects of the adoption process. Hosted by Jason Caywood, this...

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Stories of Adoption is a podcast that aims to share heartfelt stories of adoption and shed light on the various aspects of the adoption process.

Hosted by Jason Caywood, this podcast features interviews with individuals who have been adopted, those who have adopted children, and even those who legislate the adoption process. Through their experiences, we hope to provide valuable information and guidance to anyone who is considering or has already gone through the adoption process.

Join us as we listen to inspiring and touching stories of love, hope, and family.

Host: Jason Caywood
Production: Naranja Media
Producer: Mateo Uribe Sáenz
Postproduction: Juan Diego Bernal
Graphic Designer: Luisa Ríos
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