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Autumn Miles is the founder of Autumn Miles Ministries, an organization devoted to spiritually challenging the way women think. She is a dynamic speaker who produces regular inspirational content for her over 100,000 Facebook followers in addition to speaking at conferences nationwide. Autumn has authored three books: "Your Future Starts Now”, “I am Rahab,”, “Gangster Prayer." As a survivor of domestic abuse, Autumn is passionate about educating the church on how to effectively assist victims.

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Practicing pediatrician, parent, grandparent, coach, speaker, and author. Say hello @MegMeekerMD


Adopting children can be one of the greatest blessings that you experience. Some families choose to adopt to complete their family and some adopt to start theirs. In either case, adopting a child of a different race brings some baggage with it that you don’t necessarily know about until you’re in the thick of it. Sometimes people give you strange looks when you have an adopted child of a different race, or they may even call the police and report a kidnapping like in the case of Autumn Mile’s husband, Eddie. She tells this story as she talks with Dr. Meeker about what it has been like raising her African American adopted children Moses and Haven. As a dynamic speaker who produces regular inspirational content for her Facebook followers and for speaking engagements, she’s perfect for giving our listeners advice on how to handle a bi-racial family that you may encounter or how to better be a bi-racial family if you are in one already. Also in this episode, Dr. Meg will give you her points to ponder that you can start using right away! As always, if you have a question you want Dr. Meeker to answer in a future episode, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and listen to see if your question is featured next!


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1:53 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic “Bi-Racial Families”. She also introduces her guest, Autumn Miles and teases her points to ponder.


Dr. Meg talks with Autumn Miles about her and her husband’s experiences raising children in a bi-racial family.

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Dr. Meg talks with Autumn Miles about her and her husband’s experiences raising children in a bi-racial family.


Dr. Meg gives you her points to ponder as you learn more about raising kids in a bi-racial family or how to interact better if you encounter one.



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