Archive for the ‘live webinar’ Category

Re-Parenting Thoughts

March 5, 2010

I intended to post a follow up from Monday’s  webinar much sooner, but O.’s germs caught up with me and I succumbed to “the crud” that afternoon and all week long.  Anyway, it did give me time to think about one of the examples we didn’t have time to discuss:  re-parenting during times of illness.

We all get sick once in awhile and many children being adopted internationally have special medical needs.  Although no one wants their child to be sick, it is one of those negatives that can be used for good (more…)

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Public Tantruming

February 13, 2010

Our family was at Barnes & Noble yesterday evening.  As O. and I were making our way to the checkout we (and the whole store) heard this horrendous, gutteral screaming and crying begin accompanied by such phrases as, “NO!  BUT I WANT IT!!!  AAAARRRGGGHHH!!!” (more…)

Dr. Bruce Perry webinar for families adopting from Haiti

January 27, 2010

I’m so pleased to announce that Dr. Bruce Perry has agreed to provide a webinar (free of charge!) to families currently adopting from Haiti.  You can find more information about it here:   Dr. Bruce Perry Webinar for Haiti Families

Dr. Perry and the Child Trauma Academy have made a huge impact on our understanding of trauma as it relates to children and brain development and we are very grateful that he will be addressing the needs of these kiddos and their families.

Please note:  This live webinar is for parents who are in process or who have just recently brought their children home.  It is not for folks who are just interested in learning about adopting from Haiti.  A recording will be made available after the live event.


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