Identifying Trauma Triggers of Adopted/Foster Kids

What causes many adopted and foster kids to rage? Are they second class, the bad seed, or defective? Absolutely not! They have been traumatized both through losing their first family and also by additional physical and emotional abuse by others after adoption or placement. Sherrie Eldridge offers help to adoptive and foster parents by teaching about triggering events to the abuse.

What causes many adopted and foster kids to rage? Are they second class, the bad seed, or defective? Absolutely not! They have been traumatized both through losing their first family and also by additional physical and emotional abuse by others after adoption or placement. Sherrie Eldridge offers help to adoptive and foster parents by teaching about triggering events to the abuse. […]

An Open Letter to Hurting Adoptive Parents

Most adoptees want to live There is a force fighting against us that keeps us believing lies and acting accordingly. Please don’t give up on us. Storm heaven’s gates for us?

Dear friends,

After reading the blog entries of nearly 15 adoptive parents who are desperately discouraged, I felt I must write to you.

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Finding Little Me

This is a Russian stack doll and can be used to help shut-down adoptees discover their voices.

“Write your story” is what’s trendy now in adoption circles amongst adoptees.

YIKES…I can’t do that.

I’ve written seven books, some which tell the circumstances of my story, but my voice…it’s missing.

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