Transracial Adoption: How to Step Up Your Parenting Game!

September 22, 2017
Hosted by Micah Johnson

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As Promised, Kevin Hofmann author of "Growing Up Black in White" is Back!! Let's face it, parenting can sometimes be challenging, especially when we're doing it well! Transracial parenting is no different. ALL Parenting can be a little tricky. So I love it when I can ask for help from folks I trust. Folks who've been there and can provide not only the good word and support, but most importantly strategies and solutions when I'm feeling stuck. So that's what we're doing on today's show. We're not reinventing the wheel, just ofering some help if you need it. Join Kevin and I as we help you Step Up Your Transracial Parenting Game!!

Adoption Unscripted

Adoption Unscripted

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Becoming a parent is life changing. Creating your family through adoption can add additional twists and turns to your journey. On “Adoption Unscripted,” we create a safe place for families on that journey to "unpack" all they’ve encountered along the way. We have real life conversations with parents, adoptees, first families and industry professionals who bring the amazing experience of adoption to life. We create real life strategies when parents get stuck, unravel myths, inform parents of the wonderful resources, and introduce them to experts and advocates in the field.

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Micah Johnson

Micah Johnson

I have worked directly with children and families for over 25 years. I have created and implemented family-centric programs in both the private and public sectors for law enforcement, public schools, colleges, nonprofits and government agencies. I have designed mentorship programs, experiential education programs and written curriculum for at risk youth. In 2010, I co-founded Anywhere Childcare. We work with the US Military to provide family programs for the children of deployed soldiers in the National Guard and reserves nationwide. Our programs focus on creating strong bonds to ensure the families stay connected during deployment. Two years ago, I started Seeing Color, a consulting and coaching business. I work one-on-one with parents who have adopted transracially. We also have a community where we host family activities, workshops, and educational opportunities. Together we work on the complex and sometimes challenging aspects of raising children of a different race, mostly African-American children in today's racially charged world.

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Episode Directory

November 2017

October 2017

September 2017

  • 9/29/2017: Hello Beautiful! : Hair Care and Your Adopted Child Of Color Listen Now
  • 9/22/2017: Transracial Adoption: How to Step Up Your Parenting Game! Listen Now
  • 9/15/2017: Adopted Kids and Back to School Listen Now
  • 9/8/2017: A Clinical View of Adoption Trauma Listen Now
  • 9/1/2017: Your Adoption Gut Check Listen Now