Hope is a verb!

Hope is a verb I’ve noticed the word “hope” gets tossed around a lot these days. We hope things turn out favorably and of course, we all hope our brain injured or attachment disordered kids will get with the program and become decent, contributing members of...

The Truth About Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is one of the top struggles we moms of traumatized kids face. There is a heartbreaking trend happening, though. So many good moms of kids who experienced early childhood trauma incessantly beat themselves up because they’re supposedly “not strong...

What If I Don’t Like My Child?

“But I don’t even LIKE THIS KID!!” Admitting to anyone, sometimes including ourselves, that we really don’t like our kids can be a scary thing to admit! After all, what kind of parent doesn’t like their “precious angel baby”...

Help the right person first!

Help the right person first! Did you know that most people are doing things backward when it comes to helping our traumatized kids and family heal?  It’s true. They are…even though they are doing the best they can and following everything that logic and...

How I Found My Own Emotional Freedom

Freedom has been on my mind this week. July is a very reflective time for our family. It’s a month full of celebrations of freedom, faith, triumph, and courage. July is also the month we became a family. Our adoption trip of nearly six weeks in Eastern Europe forever...

The Ultimate Secret to Helping Tough Kids Heal…

If there’s any one thing about parenting her kids that I could shout from the rooftops it would be this. The most important person to get help is mom. It isn’t the kids. Yes, they need help too. But, if you have to pick one person who gets help first, choose...

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