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Parenting with the 5 "Cs" In Mind Oct 27, 2021

 

I am often asked "What do you do when your child is having and emotional escalation or episode?" That is such a hard question to answer because each child is different, especially those with FASD, brain-based and neurobehavioral conditions. However, in my experience, there are a few...

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My Great Adventure adoption family fasd fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Oct 27, 2021

 

It was a few years ago when our family collectively decided to take a giant step and become a foster family. Our four children were leaving elementary school, and we all wanted to open our home to children who needed it. We were able to foster many children and care for them in their...

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Reality Check family fasd fetal alcohol spectrum disorder Oct 27, 2021

Reality Check

Have you ever just sat and held your little one with FASD after a major episode and just sobbed? Have you ever just laid by their bedside after it was all said and done and cried out to God to help you do this better? Well I just did…again. 

I have just spent the...

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A Brighter Side adoption fasd fetal alcohol spectrum disorder foster care mom life Oct 27, 2021

Do you ever have those moments where you are sitting IN the moment and something suddenly hits you like a ton of bricks? You have that "a-ha" moment and things seem a little clearer?

I just had one of those yesterday and it was completely unexpected. 

What did I realize? There really IS...

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An Inner Heart Battle adoption family foster care mom life May 13, 2018

Today I am reminded of the heart of my adopted children and their search for their identity. I mean teenagers in general are trying to figure out who they are, and it takes years for them to figure this out. But for teens that have been adopted, it takes on a whole different level. 

You see,...

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