Jennie Owens, Parenting Advocate and Program Manager for Forever Homes, Releases Debut TitleFor Immediate Release West Richland, WA, September 3, 2019 – Parenting is hard, especially when parenting a child who has experienced trauma or has extra challenges. You want so much to help your child, but the stress often leaves you feeling hopelessly alone... Read more
Our Next Phase: Recovering from two decades of special needs ParentingWe needed a change. After an intense 12 years of parenting children from hard places and coming along side of other foster and adoptive families, we were in need of personal rejuvenation. All in all we?d parented over 100 children and helped over 1,000 families. We... Read more
Best Adoption BooksI 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)Read more
Our gift to adoptive and foster parents everywhere with a reminder to smile. 🙂Read more
Can you love a child that treats you like $%&! ?
Are you wondering if it is possible to love a child, day in and day out, that takes all of their anger out on you?
In this first video on the sujbect, we will take a look and how to start this supernatural task.Read more