5 12/2018

Masterclass with Jayne Schooler: The Meaning Behind Behavior

2018-12-05T03:25:11-05:00By |Masterclass Series|

Are you tired of trying to deal with tantrums, melt-downs, manipulation, lying, violence, control, self-harm, promiscuity?  Wondering just how to "fix" these behaviors? You might be realizing that "fixing" behaviors may not actually work anyways. We've been there too!  That's why we are so excited to welcome back Jayne Schooler for an hour-long Masterclass that will [...]

9 11/2017

Being an Adoptive Dad | Expert Interview with Andrew Schneidler and Jason Morris

2021-03-14T15:20:33-04:00By |Expert Interviews (formerly Backstage Pass), Uncategorized|

Feeling stuck, angry, or hopeless?  Tired of trying to "fix" your kids? Is your marriage struggling and your children pushing you to the edge?  Are you thinking, "I didn't get us into this" and "What happened to the life I imagined?" You might be an adoptive dad, and you are not alone! On this month's [...]

11 10/2017

Kitchen Table Talks: Dealing with Anger

2018-06-06T22:25:18-04:00By |Kitchen Table Talks|

How do we get through the anger we sometimes feel on this journey of foster and adoptive parenting?  Anger at our children, anger towards birth parents, anger towards the foster-care system, anger about all the years of hardship and pain... Anger can eat us up and consume us.  How can we process the anger and [...]

4 10/2017

Parenting Methods | Expert Interview with Ryan North

2021-03-14T15:20:33-04:00By |Expert Interviews (formerly Backstage Pass), Uncategorized|

Why don't traditional parenting methods work with children who have experienced trauma?  Mike Berry is "backstage" this month with Ryan North, who is here to help us answer this question. Ryan will also point us in the right direction towards parenting methods better suited for children from trauma. Believe us, you will not want to [...]

13 09/2017

Kitchen Table Talks: Creating Safety Plans

2018-06-06T22:26:15-04:00By |Kitchen Table Talks|

"Help! I need to formulate a safety plan!" Have you found yourself in this place?  We have been there too!  The fear, discouragement, and chaos that precede the need for a safety plan can feel overwhelming for foster and adoptive parents who are already weary and tired.  This month, Mike Berry is here to encourage [...]

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