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.htmlPosted by KNDU Jasmine Darakjy on Friday, September 13, 2019
Every year at Rejuvenate retreat I?m asked what vitamin regimen helped me get back to health after a doctor told me I was going to die if I didn?t get rid of my stressors. I figured I?d finally write it up in a post it so people can more easily share it. For me, in my situation, these truly are the best vitamins for stress.Read more
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