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Category: Self-care

Self-care and coping skills for foster and adoptive parents.

The foster + adoptive parent’s guide to peaceful days.

The foster + adoptive parent’s guide to peaceful days.

If you expected an article about how to make your kids behavior better so you could have peaceful days, you might be surprised but what I have to say. I am a mom of five children through birth, foster care, and adoption, and have several special needs children including one with autism and frequent meltdowns. […]

How adoption pushed one mom to depression + suicidal thoughts. A story of overcoming.

How adoption pushed one mom to depression + suicidal thoughts. A story of overcoming.

Guest written by Mendy Shriver of gospelcenteredhealth.com When my daughters finally came home, I relentlessly tried to bond with them. They were ten and eleven years old and I had missed so much of their lives. I was determined to meet their needs and create a healthy attachment between us. In the messiness I became […]