Brady Murray
May 13, 2024

Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Adopting a Child with Down Syndrome

In this week’s episode of Conquering Your Clownfish, Crystal Paine, New York Times bestselling author and founder of, shares the transformative story of welcoming her son David, who has Down syndrome, into her family through fostering and adoption. She opens up about the challenges, joys, and lessons learned on their journey and how David has taught her and her family to embrace life, celebrate uniqueness, and passionately advocate for those with disabilities. This episode will help you better understand that underneath perceived awkwardness or disability lies a superpower that can light up the world.

If you would like to learn more about Crystal, you can find her on Instagram @themoneysavingmom


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