study your child (adoption/foster)

Now that school has begun for your kids, it’s time to do your homework. No worries, it’s pretty simple, and it will pay great dividends in the end. So what’s the assignment? Study your child. Always be aware of your child and their reactions to the world around them. What situations make your child wary? What…

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Sensory Processing Disorder (part 2): does your child have sensory issues?

If you haven’t checked out my post Sensory Processing Disorder #1, I would encourage you to do so. In that post you will find what Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is. Now that you are familiar with it’s definition, let’s look at where and how it presents itself and suggestions on how to help your child.…

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words from the leery

A visit to the dentist office led to a short one-sided conversation about Foster Care, and for once, the words weren’t coming from my mouth. My hygienist is, well, we’ll just say a little different, instead of “on the verge of psychotic.” In the twenty minutes I was sitting in her chair feeling as if I was on…

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