Monthly Archives: February 2018

Become Your Adopted/Foster Child’s Cheerleader In Adoptions’ Olympics

The problem of the invisible race of adoptees and foster kids is greatly helped by parental understanding of special needs. A list of special needs is provided in this post for parent. Need on every leve.

Want to see how much adopted and foster kids are like Olympians? We run like Olympians every day in dealing with special needs resulting from relinquishment. Helpful is parental understand of special needs. List provided. Parents can become #1 cheerleaders.

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The Granddaddy Fear of Many Adoptive and Foster Moms

This post deals with a common fear among many adoptive and foster moms-that their child will someday prefer the birth mom and go and live with her. The answers presented are understanding the dual identity of the child, making verbal boundaries, and the right timing.

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Adoptees and Foster Kids MUST Honor Abusive Parents…Really?

The problem of abuse in adoptive and foster homes is a secret adoptees and foster kids think they must keep. Sherrie says just the opposite. Be bold and tell a safe person or group exactly what happened to you.

What is an adoptee or foster kid, teen, or adult to do if parents are abusive? Adoptee Sherrie Eldridge had been taught that she was to “honor” them. In her mind, that meant, keeping the secret. That lie was blasted open when a trusted counselor taught her the true meaning of “honoring” her parents.

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