Connecting with Your Incredible Adopted Child

Dear friends,

We adoptees look through glasses that are cracked by trauma and loss and oftentimes, it’s so hard to see. We need you as our journey mate. Here are some tips about entering the delicate world of your adopted kids:

HOW TO ENTER THE WORLD OF THE ADOPTED CHILD

Acknowledge the reality of […]

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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