Monthly Archives: August 2017

When Trauma Invades

When Trauma Invades written August 30, 2011 My fellow bloggy world friend Annie posted on this topic last week. I wanted to share more of our own experiences regarding how Trauma invades in interpretation of events. Part of this comes from my own life experiences, and the rest from what we have observed with the girls. When I was a… (more…)

IMAGINE

This has been on my heart for several days and I have a little time before bedtime to share…… Imagine if you were 10, or 12, or 15 or 16, and you were in an orphanage in America. You didn’t really understand what a “family” was, but you had heard ALL about it. You wanted one. Everybody wants a mom… (more…)

Being Connected Being a Team

What does CONNECTED parenting looks like, when SAFETY is a HUGE problem. First, we need to make sure that WE are not escalating situations by having expectations that are not realistic, (straight A’s, participating in things that overwhelm, expecting gratefulness, keeping rooms perfectly clean, etc) and not shaming or consequencing our children to death with burdens too much for them… (more…)

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