Life After Placement: My Chat with a Birth Mom
October 6, 2017
Hosted by Micah Johnson
Is there life after you make an adoption plan for your child? Absolutely! But it's the unknown that can be scary, right. What will your "New Normal" look like? On today's show I'll chat with Lynea Krukiewicz-Founder of 'Life After Placement" an On-line Support Network Committed to Serving Women after they've made an adoption plan and placement. Lynea is a birth mom herself and a Warrior Princess win it comes to fighting along side of birth moms! She has an incredible story to share, which became the foundation for her mission- to help Birth Moms Get There Lives Back. She's authentic and honest, no BS form this lady! Nothing but love! Join Us!
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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.
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.