New Year’s Pep Talk

New Year’s Pep Talk I confess…January is one of my very favorite months of the year. The holiday season has finally been put to rest, life is slowly starting to return to its normal rhythm and pace, and its now its time to breathe, reflect, refresh, and renew....

The RIGHT ways to help a family heal

The RIGHT ways to help a family heal Though much of the world may say our families and children are hopeless, I truly believe there IS hope in this journey of parenting kids affected by Reactive Attachment Disorder, complex developmental trauma, and even FASD. No, we...

Welcoming “The Hulk” Into Our World

Are you familiar with the “Incredible Hulk?”  Ha ha! Silly question, right? If you’re anything like me, your first thought might have been “Yah…I live with him!” Mmm hmmm. So do I! Seriously, though, do you know his story? I’m...

Are you content to stay where you are?

Are you content to stay where you are?   Stop! You’ve seen that question at least twice now. Don’t just gloss over it. Take a good, hard, honest look at it. Do you love the life you are living? Do you like the people you live with? Are you satisfied with...

You Were Right

As I reviewed one of my old blogs this morning, I came across the most emotionally charged post I have ever written.  I wrote it about 3 weeks after we returned to the United States after adopting our kids. Though it is quite possibly the shortest post I’ve ever...

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