A Grandmother shares her story about taking in and raising her grandson after he experienced abuse. JAM005

In this episode, a Grandmother tells us about raising her grandson who experienced trauma and suffered from several conditions, including ADHD, anxiety, bipolar, and learning disabilities.

An adoptive mother of two sons from foster care talks about the importance of not taking your child’s behavior personally, the gift of adoption, and the importance of laughter. JAM004

In this episode we speak to Paula, the adoptive mother of two boys from foster care. One son has PTSD, Trauma, and Autism. The other son has ADHD, Tourette Syndrome, and Anxiety. Paula talks about the importance of not taking your child’s behavior personally, the gift of adoption,  and the importance of laughter.

For a transcript of the podcast, go to https://mothersonthefrontline.com/podcast-transcripts/

Anna speaks about her experience raising her son with early-onset schizophrenia – JAM001

In this episode, Anna discusses raising a son with childhood-onset schizophrenia on a Midwestern farm. She discusses the journey to the right diagnosis and medications and celebrates her son’s recent graduation from High School.

Topics include International Adoption, Therapeutic Schools, IEPs (Individualized Education Plans), Parental Expectations, Schizophrenia, Tourette’s Syndrome, ADHD, OCD, Generalized Anxiety, hallucinations, and hospitalizations.

For a transcript of this episode, go to https://MothersOnTheFrontline.com/podcast-transcripts/