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25 03/2019

Kitchen Table Talks: Helping Kids Process their Grief and Loss

By |2019-03-25T14:16:06-04:00March 25th, 2019|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 [...]

7 11/2018

Live Q & A with Ruth Graham: Ask Anything Again

By |2018-11-07T03:34:25-05:00November 7th, 2018|Live Q&A|

We were thrilled to have therapist Ruth Graham join us again, for our Live Q and A.  We've done this before and it was so great that we asked our members to ask her anything again! We covered questions about holiday triggers, dealing with extended family members who don't honor boundaries, overcoming irrational fears, drug [...]

10 05/2018

Backstage Pass with Lisa Qualls: Mother’s Day Special

By |2018-06-06T22:16:58-04:00May 10th, 2018|Backstage Pass|

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

By |2018-06-06T22:20:08-04:00January 19th, 2018|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

By |2018-06-06T22:21:27-04:00December 20th, 2017|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 [...]

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 [...]