Weekend Reading | Dec. 19

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Below is a collection of various blog posts meant to encourage, inspire or educate…and get you through the holiday season. Grab a steaming mug of hot liquid this weekend and steal away to a quiet corner for some quick reads.

Twas the Night Before Christmas, TBRI® Style

‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the town

Worn out adoptive parents felt like they might drown.

The rages and meltdowns filled their homes with dread

The wife and I thought, let’s escape for a cruise instead.

When Holidays Don’t Measure Up

The holidays can be a difficult time, particularly for those struggling with infertility or children missing their birth parents. Minimize your holiday stress with these tips.

Parenting Kiddos who Sabotage Big Days

They don’t feel worthy of happiness on Big Days, so they sabotage to hasten the disappointment before it gets to them first. Double bonus if their behavior triggers our anger, because then their shame is validated just like they suspected.

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