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Aug

Back-to-School Tips for Adoptive Parents

AIMG_2267s I prepare to send my kids back to school, I’m mentally maki...
4
Apr

R-E-S-P-E-C-T? Resources for Developing Respect in your Child

respectMy daughter once told a teacher at sc...
28
Mar

Tips for Effective Re-Do’s

Redo RooI am a frequent user of the “Undo” (Ctrl + Z) a...
10
Mar

Say “Yes”, Turn “No” into “Yes” and Teach Your Child to Accept “No”

During the first couple months of becoming an adoptive mom, there were many times I said “yes” to my daughter when I ordinarily wouldn’t have done so. For example, I said yes to: taking a bath in leggings, taking a ba...
10
Feb

Splish-Splash! My Kid Won’t Take a Bath!

In our house, bath time can sometimes be a struggle. A ...
13
Jan

What is a Home Study?

indiana home study servicesOver the past several years at M...
23
Dec

Lifebooks are an Important Tool

image (9)This week I was talking with a friend of mine w...
11
Nov

How Can I Teach My Child to be Gentle and Kind?

gentle and kind graphicHow does your child’s engine run...
4
Nov

Spelling Words: Thinking Outside the Pen and Paper

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21
Oct

What Can We Do to Prepare for our Host Child’s Arrival?

When preparing to host a child from another country there are more ways to prepare than simply getting your host c...
20
Oct

How I Prepared My Sons for their Newly Adopted Sister

SiblingsMy husband and I took many steps to prepare our sons in advance...
9
Sep

What’s In Your Sensory Bin?

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10
Aug

10 Back-to-School Tips for Adopted Children

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13
Apr

Survival Behaviors: Lying and Stealing

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26
Feb

Struggle Over Control for Adoptive Children

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17
Feb

Book Review: No Biking in the House Without a Helmet

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26
Jan

Communicating Through the Language Barrier

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8
Dec

What Not to Say When You Attend an Adoption Fundraiser

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17
Sep

Why Spanking is Not Effective for an Adopted Child

Spanking Not EffectiveThe to...
2
Sep

How to Handle Your Adoptive Child’s Indiscriminate Affection

Adoptive parents sometimes str...
18
Jun

Five Reasons to Attend an Adoption Support Group

adoption support groupThe adoption process can be stressful and...
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