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Let the Negativity Begin

Traumatized children bathe in negativity and think the worst.  That is a worldview shaped by trauma and hardwired into their forming emotional brain systems in the early years.   364 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children

Giving Adoptimist.com a whirl

This week, we began looking into Adoptimist.com. Jillian reached out to the IAC Parenting Facebook page to see if any of them had luck with… 113 more words

Hoping To Adopt

Danny's continued search for an adoptive family

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – For a child looking for a home, there is no typical adoptive family.

In West Michigan, there is an ongoing need for families willing to adopt older children. 383 more words


Coercive Therapy

I read an article this morning about a psychologist in Oregon who primarily treated Reactive Attachment Disorder diagnosed children who lost her license and is being held accountable for wrongful doing after an 11-year-old child committed suicide.   634 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children

Embracing Rejection

“Adoption is love not rejection.”

I came across this and couldn’t pass it by.

I understand the sentiment of this quote.

I would bet a million dollars that it was written by a parent. 712 more words

That Adopted Girl

Annoying For Attention

I have a number of children I work with who annoy for attention. Attention is attention to them regardless of whether it is positive or negative. 392 more words

Parenting Attachment Challenged Children

A Blog Post at Adoptive Families Circle...

By TAO This adoptive parent has a far different take than my last post about a link did. Why I Support Adoptee Rights