How to Help Our Hurting Kids During the Holidays

How to Help Our Hurting Kids During the Holidays

As we enter this Christmas season, we long for joy. The lights, the sweets, and the shiny packages under the tree show our hearts’ desire for beauty, goodness, and love. We want to see wonder and delight on our kids’ faces as they celebrate the miracle of...
Book Review and Giveaway!

Book Review and Giveaway!

Winning the Heart of Your Child – Book Review and Giveaway!   Parenting is tough. Parenting kids who have suffered trauma is really tough. You and I crave a close, healthy, joyful relationship with our kids. But the heart of your child can feel out of reach...
When My Child Has a Mountain to Climb

When My Child Has a Mountain to Climb

At this time one year ago, our son was stressed and sad. The physical and emotional effects of his foster care and adoption history were taking their toll. Childhood trauma placed him at the foot of a dark, high mountain that he never chose to climb. School...