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Prayer for Your Adopted Child...March 2017 Calendar

March 2017 Prayers for Your Adopted Child

Friends, this is downloadable! Use it in conjunction with my daily memes on FB!

Why Adoptees Don't Relate Relationship Problems to Adoption Trauma

Why Adoptees Don't Talk Adoption

Fellow adoptee friends….

What is it about us adoptees? We tend to dismiss talking about adoption, or even thinking about it deeply…why?

Could it be that we’re still unconsciously bound by loyally to our adoptive and/or birth parents? No way do we want to hurt them, right? They are the hands that feed us and […]

How Can An Adoptee Honor Abusive Parents?

Addictive Adoptive Parents

Dear friends,

There are seven million adult adoptees in the United States.

I am one of them.

Out of those seven million, how many have or are suffering abuse from their adoptive families?

I am one of them.

For years, I’ve navigated my way through what I will name the “triple bind.”

The Triple […]

Adoptive and Birth Parents: Don't Let Adoptee Excitement Fool You On Memorial Day

Dear parents,

You come to mind during this holiday weekend.

Holidays are such busy times, and they are often triggers for adoptees.

Why?

We get overloaded emotionally.

So, read the following chapter and replace Memorial with “Birthdays.”

I hope this helps!

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Does Placing Your Adopted Child in Residential Care Make You A Loser Parent?

An Adoptive Parent's Worst Nightmare

One of the most heart-wrenching decisions an adoptive parent can make is to place their adopted youth in residential care.

Dear friends,

I can’t imagine a worse nightmare as an adoptive or birth parent than having to make the decision to place your adopted youth in residential care.

Perhaps she is deeply depressed, shut […]

The Beautiful Braid of Adoption

Biblical Perspective on #Adoption

Adoption has divine beginnings. Scripture tells us that God knew every day of our lives before any of them began. He knew whose lives would be touched by adoption. There are no mistakes!

Long ago in eternity past, God determined that there would be a beautiful braid made of shining ribbons—a braid woven in […]

Taming Temper Tantrums in Adopted Toddlers

Dear sweet mamas of toddlers,

Some days you feel like you can’t take it, right? Especially when your child throws tantrum after tantrum. You’ve read every book, talked to counselors, fellow parents, and gone to support groups, but nothing seems to work. You might feel guilty for your stressed responses to the tantrums.

“Might?” you […]

Why Adoptees Reject Their Moms

Brunt of Adoptee Anger?

Many moms of adopted children can’t figure out what they’ve done wrong, what makes their children reject them, even though they have literally poured their very souls into them.

This anger may manifest in shouting matches, temper tantrums, refusing to let you hold her hand when walking through the parking […]

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