27 01/2019

Masterclass with Mike and Kristin Berry: Re-Regulation and Coping Skills

2022-02-05T15:47:57-05:00Categories: Resource Library|Tags: |

Are your kids acting way too hyper, angry, tired, anxious, silly, and out of control?  Are you finding yourself frustrated with their behavior and wondering why they won't just do what you've asked or stop doing something that is annoying, destructive, or hurtful?  Do you find yourself questioning your parenting skills or constantly feeling like [...]

31 12/2018

How To Process Through Grief And Loss | Expert Interview with Natalie Brenner

2022-02-05T15:49:09-05:00Categories: Resource Library|Tags: , , |

The foster and adoption journey can bring up many feelings of grief and loss for our children.  We also may be dealing with our own grief and loss and wondering just how we can continue to cope with all of it.  If you are looking for some encouragement today, be sure to check out this [...]

18 12/2018

Kitchen Table Talks: Holiday Memories

2022-02-05T15:49:43-05:00Categories: Kitchen Table Talks|Tags: , |

Join in with a cup of hot cocoa for a fun kitchen table talk with Kristin Berry and her friend, Nicole Gorges as they recollect their own childhood Christmas memories and then talk about some of their new family holiday traditions.  From planning activities to decorating, with lots of talk about gifts and giving, Kristin [...]

5 12/2018

Masterclass with Jayne Schooler: The Meaning Behind Behavior

2022-02-05T15:50:21-05:00Categories: Resource Library|Tags: |

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 [...]

20 11/2018

Behavioral Development | Expert Interview with Dr. Feldman

2022-02-05T15:50:43-05:00Categories: Resource Library|Tags: |

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 [...]

7 11/2018

Live Q & A with Ruth Graham: Ask Anything Again

2022-02-05T15:51:11-05:00Categories: Monthly Live Q&A|Tags: |

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 [...]

29 10/2018

Partnering with Schools | Expert Interview with Dr. Schultz

2022-02-05T15:51:34-05:00Categories: Resource Library|Tags: |

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 [...]

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