Monthly Archives: August 2018

Don’t Fry Your Adopted/Foster Kid Brain-OK?

Don't Let Your Addiction to Stress Rule Your Day

This teen could be a picture of an adopted or foster kid pushing themselves to the hilt…which only costs themselves. Such striving is contrary to learning to self regulate addictive emotions that tell us to do more. Sherrie Eldridge shares how adopted and foster kids can relax during busy times.

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What Adopted, Foster Kids Must Know About Emotional Abuse

What to Do When A Parent Abuses You

Many times we enter into relationships with unhealed moms and dads with unhealed pasts and chronic issues.

We all can recognize physical abuse but emotional abuse is incredibly subtle. And, our propensity for connection blinds us to the hurtful elements of the relationship.

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How Can Adopted and Foster Kids Grow In Spite of Parental Rejection?

When words fail for adoptive and foster parents the soluation is here

News flash: Adoptees and Foster Can Grow in Self-Esteem in the Midst of Parental Rejection My heart breaks for fellow adoptees and foster kids who are being rejected. It doesn’t have to a monumental, in-your-face rejection, but it is rejection nonetheless. For example: Teen waits for birth parent to pick up for movie date but parent doesn’t show. Child fantasizes

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