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Category: Time Management

Time management techniques for foster and adoptive parents.

Stop being overwhelmed in 3 steps, for foster and adoptive parents.

Stop being overwhelmed in 3 steps, for foster and adoptive parents.

For many of us who are living with wounded and chronically anxious children, we absorb that stress ourselves, to the point of developing secondary trauma reactions. Being in a state of high alert, always vigilant, and often anxious and depressed ourselves, can make accomplishing basic tasks and time management difficult.  When we operate from our […]

The #1 mistake new foster and adoptive parents make

The #1 mistake new foster and adoptive parents make

When we welcome broken children into our lives, things will go haywire for a while. We won’t be able to live the same way we once did. We’ll be tempted to compare ourselves with other similar sized families and wonder way we can’t seem to function as well as they do.  The #1 mistake new […]

5 ways to say no (for foster + adoptive parents)

5 ways to say no (for foster + adoptive parents)

What would it be like if you could be less stressed and accomplish twice as much? That’s the power of focusing your mental energy and making decisions ahead of time. Your brain is the most powerful tool in the world. I want you to supervise it so it can work for your good, and not […]