25 03/2019

Kitchen Table Talks: Helping Kids Process their Grief and Loss

2019-03-25T14:16:06-04:00By |Kitchen Table Talks|

Mike Berry leads today's KTT to share some thoughts about how we can help our kids process grief and loss in a healthy way. Keys to help your children process grief and loss Permission Granted For ourselves For our children Authenticity Allowed Create space for open and honest conversations Don't over-spiritualize/moralize kid's big emotions and [...]

10 05/2018

Mother’s Day Special | Expert Interview with Lisa Qualls

2021-03-14T15:20:31-04:00By |Expert Interviews (formerly Backstage Pass), Uncategorized|

Join us this month for "A Journey of Motherhood." For many foster and adoptive families, Mother's Day doesn't always feel like a celebration. It often actually brings up feelings of loss and grief for all those involved.   On this month's special Mother's Day Backstage Pass, join Kristin Berry as she interviews her friend, Lisa [...]

19 01/2018

Kitchen Table Talks: From Surviving to Thriving

2018-06-06T22:20:08-04:00By |Kitchen Table Talks|

Ever feel like you are just barely making it through the day?  Yeah, we've been there too!  Maybe what started out as an exciting journey has met the reality of raising children who come from trauma and hard, hard places.  So many special needs, the daily rages, school issues, exhaustion, frustration, anger...and before you know [...]

20 12/2017

Masterclass with Deborah Gray: Nurturing Attachments

2018-06-06T22:21:27-04:00By |Masterclass Series|

Our second Masterclass is one you do not want to miss!  We are incredibly blessed to welcome our good friend, the wonderful Deborah Gray, to share her detailed training on Nurturing Attachments.  This, almost two hour, intensive training helps parents to understand what is behind the behaviors of children who've endured trauma.  Gray introduces many [...]

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 [...]

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