We Can Do Better: Adopting with Open Eyes, Informed Mind, & Big Heart

A friend and colleague parent coach/therapist alerted me today about the news story telling about the little boy, just 7 years old, who was “returned” to Russia by his American adoptive mom. (If you haven’t read this story, you can do so at http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_ADOPTED_BOY?SITE=NEYOR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT .) A brief recap might be “MOSCOW (AP) — Russia threatened to [...]

Free Webinar on Parenting Haitian Children (3/25/10)

Here’s a great (and free!) resource taught by Dr. Karyn Purvis, an internationally known attachment specialist . (And, while her focus will be on children from Haiti, I’m sure that there will be much to learn for anyone parenting kids of trauma/neglect.)

Parenting Children from Haiti and Other “Hard Places”: A Webinar Featuring [...]