When grief and loss overshadow the expectations of joy-filled traditions at Christmas, it's ok to hit the pause button or substitute activities. We did and made some great new memories.
Parenting a child who is living away from home is tough. Here are five things to consider when facing this situation.
We're taking a quick break from the hard topics series so I can share a personal story from two weeks ago, one that illustrates why children who have experienced trauma thrive during a crisis. This time, this crisis happened to me when the two oldest and I were nearly two miles in the woods. If … Continue reading Thriving in Crisis: A Major Strength
Before I knew, I had opinions. Before I knew, I thought I understand. Getting close to foster care quickly broke down stereotypes and biases in my mind.
When the tornado alert went off, I couldn't have been more thankful the kids were having electronics time. Those things are unpleasant enough, but for a child who has experienced trauma, it's on a whole other level.