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Book | The Body Keeps the Score

8 Steps to Follow When You are Triggered

The following was contributed by Cindy R. Richman, M.A., L.P.C.​ Notice the “when,” not “if.” Because you are human (and a parent), you will be triggered. It matters not how hard and how long you

2015 Top Ten Countdown

These were the most viewed posts this year in case you missed them. 10. You Know You’re Practicing Parenting with Connection When… 9. Self-calming Techniques 8. The High Protein Snack Idea List 7. 5 Alternatives to Residential Treatment 6. The

Weekend Reading | Dec. 4

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

Does Language Influence our Attitude toward Behaviour?

I was lucky to get a place at the recent Kinship Carer event hosted by Children 1st. I was delighted as I love the work of Dr Suzanne Zeedyk, she has an amazing way

A Little Perspective

When I was 37 my husband took a job in Kazakhstan. We moved everything either into storage or took it with us, as we were agreeing to stay 3 years. We did not have

Weekend Reading | Feb. 6

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

Sibling Stuff

Whenever there is a child from a hard place in the mix of siblings, there are bound to be sibling issues that seem rise above the typical sibling rivalry issues. It’s important to remember

Weekend Reading | Apr. 18

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

WANTED | Blog Posts

Do you have a story or some advice to share to encourage parents with kids from hard places? Or do you just want people to know what really goes on inside your house while