Dancing with a Porcupine

This week I had the pleasure of meeting the Owens family. Jennie Owens, Author recently published her first book, "Dancing with a Porcupine," where she opens up about her journey as a foster and adoptive parent.She hopes that her story will help the world better understand the trauma wounded children face after being left behind in the foster care system.Her story is a powerful one, and I encourage you all to listen.(I apologize for no name titles or an anchor toss-- we had technical difficulties airing today so this is downloaded directly from my Premiere project.)Full story here: https://www.nbcrightnow.com/news/dancing-with-a-porcupine-local-woman-writes-book-on-foster/article_774fec1c-d687-11e9-a814-13dffff6fce9.html

Posted by KNDU Jasmine Darakjy on Friday, September 13, 2019

Thrilled to be featured on the NBC affiliate in our home town

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Best Adoption Books

Best Adoption Books

I am making a list of the best adoption books. Can you help? Which adoption book(s) have been the most helpful to you? It is no surprise that adoptive and foster parents have limited time constraints. As a group, we tend to really want to help our kids. I’m... Read more

The Adoptive Parents Biggest Mistake That Hinders Attachment – And How to fix it.

We are continuing our series on the difficulty of loving difficult kids. In this episode we will uncover the biggest mistake parent can make which will make it even more difficult to look lovingly at a child who has suffered complex traumas.

Watch to the end and will will bust through 6 myths adoptive and foster parents buy into. When we bust through these myths this monumental task will get easier (not easy)

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