Episode 16

The Lucky Few: Replay Edition

With Guest Heather Avis

, Author, Speaker, Shouter of Worth, Narrative Shifter

The Lucky Few

Avis Family

Imagine being told that you would never be able to have children naturally. You make the decision to grow your family through adoption and over several years you learn how to embrace the unexpected because of how your family has grown. 

That’s what happened for Heather and Josh Avis. They have 3 adopted children and two have Down Syndrome. Their experience led them to create a social awareness brand on a mission to create a more inclusive world with an emphasis on shifting the Down Syndrome narrative from negative to positive. 

Today's Guest

Avis Family

Heather Avis

Heather is an author, speaker, shouter of worth, and narrative shifter. In our conversation today she shares about learning how to let go of control and embrace the unexpected in order to experience the fullness of the gifts available to you. 

What We Talked About

How they have grown their family through adoption
Learning to let go of the dreams you had for your family to embrace the gifts given to you
Learning how to let go of control
Embracing the unexpected
The disadvantages for people with disabilities in our country and how 2020 has been a magnifying glass on those disadvantages
How they are trying to meet the needs of their kids this year and run a business
How her kids give her hope and keep her going
The value of learning from those who are different from you

About the Show

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Are you trying to make a difference in this world? On the show, Amanda and guests reveal the path from purpose to impact and all the risks, bumps, and bruises that came along the way so you can be ahead of the curve with your purpose-driven business or organization.

Your Host

Built for Impact

Amanda is a wife, mother, entrepreneur, Partner at Evergreen Results and a founding member of the Built for Impact podcast team. She enjoys spending time with her family, serving others, horseback riding, and spending time in the mountains.