Kim grew up in a very religious household. Her faith was relatively straightforward until she was thrown a major curveball—her daughter was born with a rare bone disorder.
Ep. 82: Kim's Story | Hard-Earned Awe, Mothering a Glass Doll, and a Brand-New Marriage Put to the Test
When Kim’s picture-perfect pregnancy ended with a textbook delivery, she had no reason to expect that her newborn daughter would have a broken arm. After further imaging, they found she had fractured a rib while still in utero.
So many of us have experienced trauma related to our children’s health and safety. So, it’s no wonder that we get thrown into a frenzy and our adrenaline pumps anytime our child gets sick or seems off in some way.
Over the two years Sarah and her husband Steve have been foster and adoptive parents, they have had to face intense feelings towards those who have harmed their children, and work through intense grief.
For those of you who haven’t heard, we are currently BETWEEN seasons 4 and 5, with a longer break than usual—7 weeks to be exact!
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At only 2.5 years old, Ivy has already faced discrimination based on her disability. In this episode, her mom Vanessa McLeod shares what that’s been like for her to advocate to give her daughter everything she deserves in life.
68: Dipping My Toes into Educational Advocacy