About Michelle

Michelle Madrid-Branch is an author, speaker, adoptee empowerment coach, international adoptee, and global advocate for women and children. She is the Host of The Greater Than Podcast which shares real stories of resilience to inspire those within the adoption and foster care community. She is the author of the award-winning children’s book, Coco & Olive: The Color of Love, which explores the beauty of diversity and adoption. Michelle’s mission is to ensure that the adoption community is heard, seen, valued, respected, and understood.

Healing & Empowerment Coaching for Adoptees and Adoptive Parents 

Michelle Madrid-Branch’s coaching is like no other coaching out there. Created from a first-hand perspective as a former foster child, international adoptee, and an adoptive parent, Michelle’s unique perspective creates breakthrough moments for adoptive parents and adoptees. Learn More


The Greater Than Podcast

Hosted by Michelle Madrid-Branch, The Greater Than Podcast shares real stories of resilience to inspire those within the adoption and foster care community. Through the show, we explore how can we motivate and inspire one another to stand Greater Than the obstacles that try to keep us down. Learn More

When life is most challenging is when we discover the true scope of our strength and resilience.  

An Award-Winning Children’s Book About Adoption & Diversity

Coco & Olive: The Color of Love —A 1st Place Winner of the 2019 Royal Dragonfly Award

Explore the beauty of family diversity with Coco & Olive, a doggie mother and daughter who come together through adoption. This award-winning children’s book is about finding a home, not in a building, but within each other’s hearts. Buy Now on Amazon

“I absolutely love this book! As an adoptive family, who has many different stories, I love the illustration that each family is rainbow of different colors that make something beautiful.”
—Amanda Bowles


Letters of Hope

Our Letters of Hope invite you to remember your worth, potential, and your ability to live a life filled with abundant joy. We offer new insights and perspectives on adoption, family, parenting, and healing. Straight to your inbox. Straight from our hearts.

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A New Children’s Book Celebrating Family Diversity & the Power of Love

Coco & Olive Children's Book
Coco and Olive, a canine mother and daughter pair, explore the true color of love and the beauty of family diversity and adoption.


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