Monthly Archives: February 2018

Helping Adoptees and Foster Kids Identify and Describe Hidden Loss

The problem of hidden losses is exposed in this post with the answer of parental understanding and intervention to help the child grieve.

Yep, we adoptees and foster kids are well guarded when it comes to talking about sadness and loss. Parents will gain hope from this post on what they can do to help their child move through it successfully.

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How Can I Celebrate Valentines Day With A Broken Heart?

This post deals with broken hearts on Valentines Day that don't feel they can celebrate. The answer for the broken hearted comes from a very unexpected place...from the Greatest Lover.

When you feel sad on Valentines day and not loved at all, it is a problem, big time. Everyone else looks so happy. However, author Sherrie Eldridge, shares a source of love that many don’t consider on this day. Maybe this post is for you?

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Five Social Media Landmines for Searching Adoptees and Foster Kids

This is photo of adopted woman searching for birth family on social media. She's not aware of how she may be hurt. This post provides five landmines for her to be aware of to keep herself safe.

  I believe all adoptees are searching for lost relatives, even if subconsciously. With the growth of social media it is commonplace to find a lost relative. Facebook was my means of finding my birth brother, Jon. Connections may occur, creating an emotional high, But often there are landmines for which no one is prepared. Here are five landmines for

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