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20 11/2018

Backstage Pass with Dr. Feldman: Behavioral Development

By |2019-08-13T04:57:42-04:00November 20th, 2018|Backstage Pass|

On this month's edition of Backstage Pass, Kristin interviews Dr. Gary Feldman, who is an M.D., Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician, and Sleep Specialist specializing in international adoption. Kristin and Dr. Feldman talk about how to view and interpret behavioral developmental issues you may see in your children, strategies for dealing with, and resources for helping foster and adoptive [...]

29 10/2018

Backstage Pass with Dr. Schultz: Partnering with Schools

By |2019-08-13T04:58:51-04:00October 29th, 2018|Backstage Pass|

Now two months into the school year, are your children struggling?  Has working with the teachers and administrators been difficult or frustrating?  We get it!  That's why we are so excited this month to be bringing you this information and idea packed Backstage Pass all about how you can, most effectively, partner with your child's [...]

7 02/2018

Backstage Pass with Megan Stroup: Navigating the Foster Care System

By |2019-08-13T05:00:10-04:00February 7th, 2018|Backstage Pass|

Navigating the Foster Care System can prove to be a challenge for many foster parents.  How can foster parents partner and work with case managers rather than live in a frustrated and discouraged place? On this month's episode of Backstage Pass, we are pleased to, once again, welcome our good friend Megan Stroup, Founder and Director [...]

11 10/2017

Kitchen Table Talks: Dealing with Anger

By |2018-06-06T22:25:18-04:00October 11th, 2017|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 [...]

9 08/2017

Kitchen Table Talks: Relationships with Case-Workers

By |2018-06-06T22:31:22-04:00August 9th, 2017|Kitchen Table Talks|

Have you ever been frustrated with your child's case-worker?  Ever wondered why sometimes you just can't understand where they are coming from?  Sometimes the relationship between foster parents and case-workers can be strained and frustrating, but if we stop to look at it from their point of view, there just might be a few things [...]