Monthly Archives: January 2019

Is Adoptee Anger My Life Sentence?

Why Can't I Control Anger At My Mom?

Many of us adoptees wonder if anger is our life sentence. It’s been a constant companion since childhood and even though attempts like counseling have been made to quell it, it’s a strong as ever. Once a counselor told me to just scream when I feel angry. The next time I felt angry, I screamed in the middle of a

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Adoptive and Foster Mamas Are Wired for This Rare Gift

What to do if you're scared about being a mama to a child with special needs and scary background

When adoptive and foster mamas hear their child’s back story, they may experience grief for their child and doubts as to whether or not they can successfully parent that child. What they don’t know is that they’ve been wired for this calling as a mama. Hearing Sherrie’s story about her mom will help mamas to see why they can be confident in the calling and parenting.

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Why I Rejected My Adoptive Mom’s Gift…and Her

What Adoptive Mamas Can Do When Kids Reject Their Love and Them

The pain involved in the
adoptive mother/child relationship is deep and often seems impossible to normalize. The child usually acts out of anger at the mom and the mom is hurt terribly. Sherrie Eldridge encourages adoptive mamas to know the intrinsic value of their love to their children by showing her own mom’s determined love in the midst of Sherrie’s fierce rejection.

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