Tag: mixed feelings
Hallmark reminds us of the upcoming Mothers Day with romanticized cards and sentimental gift offerings. Mothers Day is ideally a day for remembering the mothering we received and the incredible character of the mom who poured herself into us minute-by-minute, time after time, day after day, and year after year. It’s a time that’s often…
This photo shows an adopted or foster teen who is dressed up for Mother’s Day. Inside, however, she is filled with mixed feelings. Sherrie Eldridge provides three suggestions for helping adoptees and foster kids, plus parents, cope with this unchangeable reality.
Dear friends, Yesterday, I posted statements that cause mixed feelings (painful feelings) in adoptees. Today, let’s talk about concrete steps for dealing with the mixed up, finger-over-the-blackboard feelings: Journal Record your current circumstances in a journal. Maybe call it your “finger-over-the-blackboard” notebook? Create Self-Portrait Or how about getting a huge piece of paper? Then, have…