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Your Attachment Style Impacts Parenting

Wisdom For Adoptive Parents

Dear Parent,

I gave a little presentation the other day on attachment styles and how a parent’s style can positively or negatively impact a parent’s ability to raise a beautiful and challenging child.   609 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children

Little T - Part 6

Shortly after our trip to Disneyland, Andy finished school and was hired at a church a few hours away on the coast. Normally DHS would not allow foster parents to take a foster child from one county to another county, especially since the bio parents were still being allowed to visit. 1,375 more words

Foster Care

We Didn’t Choose This (A Letter to My Children) » Lauren Casper

Walk up to any adoptive family, look at the children, say the words, “You are so lucky!” and watch the adoptive parents cringe.Don’t worry – this isn’t a “10 things not to say” post. 33 more words


BOOKS and My Father Richard ~Adopting the Past

 I grew up with two family trees -1. biological 2. adoptive.

Years after being adopted, I met my birthparents, and that was helpful if not completely rewarding. 590 more words


Why I'm ashamed to be an American

It’s hard enough trying to figure out what to have for dinner when it’s just the two of you. Now, imagine 100 people trying to decide what to watch on Netflix. 2,154 more words

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For the last couple of months I’ve really been focusing on attachment parenting. I managed to get through the “get off me, get off me, get off me” phase and get to the genuinely enjoying time with Hope phase. 520 more words


The Faces of Missouri Adoptee Rights...

Please watch at least the first video clip from the news, these are the faces of the adoptee rights movement in Missouri.  There is a clean bill working its way through the legislature.  593 more words