when words are triggers (adoption/foster)

Risa’s daughter, Ashley, screamed every time she said, “Sit down.” It didn’t matter if it was dinner time, snack time, bed time, or movie time, Ashley broke down. The question could be asked, is this simply defiance? If it’s in several areas, it could be, but if a child’s experienced trauma, their behavior won’t fall…

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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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