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 […]

The Real Reason Adoptees Push Themselves

Adoptees Overdoing

I could just hear Bob saying, “You didn’t have to do that, Sherrie. Such a familiar phrase.

He said it when:

I accompanied a fellow adoptee up the steps of the Indiana Capitol building when I was just 10 days out of knee replacement surgery. I invited neighbors in for wine and cheese on the […]

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. […]

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