Parent lifebooks are a creative form of modeling, which is a core principle of connected parenting!
Katie and I attended lifebooks training at our adoption agency. 907 more words
I was driving through the slushy Colorado mountain roads on the way to work, listening to a podcast episode about “preparing older children to be adopted.” And I was frustrated that the episode only talked about international adoptions with a passing remark about “if you’re adopting through foster care, your case worker will walk you through the process.” Well… that’s not enough info for ME as we begin the matching process and I consider our mindset/heartset and how to best transition our future child. 1,605 more words
In a training class at our adoption agency last night, we talked about how humans are not born knowing how to self-regulate. Self-regulation means: I can monitor and control my behavior, emotions, or thoughts, and adjust them as situations change. 806 more words