Tomorrow is the first day of Adoption Knowledge Affiliates’ annual conference in Austin, TX, and I’m pumped up! I can’t wait to reconnect with other professionals who work with adoption, attend some of the sessions, and meet other adoptive parents and adoptees. And – I’m excited to share my ideas, rooted in an ecotherapy approach, […]
Kids who have experienced trauma – adoption, foster care, neglect, abuse, significant loss – often have unique needs. Traditional parenting approaches don’t always work, requiring some creative, out-of-the-box thinking.
Here is one such out-of-the-box idea: let the lives of wild animals help you out.
The lives of wild animals (and plants) are full of fascinating and interesting […]
This Friday is National Attachment Trauma Awareness Day, which was created with the hope of helping families heal by shining a light on early attachment trauma. This blog post was written in honor of NATA Day.
Adoption is full of confusing, poignant, and ambiguous truths. Even under the best of circumstances, adoption comes with a certain […]