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From Social Worker to Adoptive Mom: Veronica Arteaga’s Story

Jun 27, 2019

On this episode, host April Fallon interviews Veronica Arteaga. She is the vice president of children and family services at the California-based Wayfinder Family Services. Veronica is an adoptive, biological, and foster mom of three children!

To start this episode, April starts at the beginning when Veronica was a...


Adoption Lessons Learned: Natalie Marcotte’s Challenging Second Adoption

Jun 13, 2019

Last time Natalie was here in 2017, the show ended on news that her daughter Lily had a biological sibling who was looking for a home! In this episode, we will hear all about this update to Natalie’s adoption journey.

Host April Fallon says that even though this second adoption didn’t go as smoothly for Natalie,...


Adoption Scam: Matt & Laura Trayte’s Devastating Story

May 30, 2019

This story is stranger-than-fiction. No words can adequately describe the hurt that Matt and Laura experienced as a result. It’s also an important story to tell to raise awareness in the adoption community.

To start this episode, April asks Matt and Laura when they started trying for adoption.

Laura says that their...


Mrs. Colorado 2016 Erica Shields’s Amazing Adoption Story

May 23, 2019

On this episode of ADOPTION NOW, our guest is former Mrs. Colorado and Ambassador for Children Welfare from the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. She also works to stop human trafficking and is a strong supporter of adoption!

Host April Fallon starts off this episode by prefacing that this is the first...


Celebrating 3 Years of ADOPTION NOW!

May 9, 2019

Wow, what an amazing three years it has been! Three years of telling your adoption story, of sharing your heartbreak and triumph, and of connecting with you through the powerful journey of adoption.

In this commemorative episode, April and Noah start off by sharing their favorite moments from all three years of...