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Adoption Court Summary. PG. 2/3.

I am Michael Crit Price in this document. My birthmother never officially named me.   I was named Michael Crit Watson by my adoptive parents.   To this day, I am not supposed to have access to this document. 39 more words


Stress Kills

I know it seems like you have to live with stress because you are parenting children who present with behavior that is stressful.  That has a certain logic, but I think it is an excuse for not regulating yourself so you can be less stressed.   443 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children

11 Perfect Places to Meet Up for Open Adoption Visits - Adoption.com

Published 7/11/15

Coming up with a comfortable and enjoyable location for open adoption visits can sometimes be challenging.  Whether you are still working on building a relationship or you fit together like an old pair of shoes, you still want the visits to be in places that you have fun, can enjoy good conversation, and see the children in action. 94 more words


Adopting an older child

Many people want to adopt babies but there are many toddlers or older children who will be stuck in the system if families aren’t willing to take an older child into their home. 1,120 more words


A little pick-me-up

In life and our day to day routines, sometimes we just need a little pick-me-up. Today has been one of those days for us. Maybe it’s been one for you too. 270 more words

Hoping To Adopt

When RAD Heals

Last night as I was about 15 minutes from heading out the door to catch a redeye to the East Coast, my son says, “Mom, I don’t think I have that reactive attachment stuff anymore.” 232 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children