March 28, 2011

How to End Lying, Stealing and Defiance Across the Ages

Here is information on a free webinar hosted by The Post Institute that you might be interested in...

"Are you dealing with a child or teen displaying these behaviors?
Find yourself frustrated and/or losing HOPE or know someone who is?
Then pass this email on and/or join us and let this 2 part webinar series, renew your hope! There is hope and there are answers!

I am Helene Messina-Timpone, LCSW an internationally recognized therapist, speaker and coach as well as an adoptive parent. After creating transformation and peace in my home I have been honored in assisting many other families obtain the same in their homes. For a fresh perspective I have invited a very special guest Gail White MD, who will share her own recent and personal struggles, experiences and successes as a mom dealing with these same behaviors with her internationally adopted child.

Together we will explore and discover why this behavior occurs and how to heal what is beneath these behaviors. Best of all you will learn clear step by step strategies for eliminating lying, stealing and defiance. Also, included are the 3 most effective strategies that assist your child in healing what exists beneath the surface.

Certificates and/or CEU's will be available upon request by emailing you must attend both sessions and will need to allow 2 weeks for receipt of the information

This Webinar is held on the following dates:
Mar 30, 2011 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Apr 13, 2011 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT

Register Now at:"

March 21, 2011

Impact of Adoption on Adoptive Parents

Most of the articles that we post on here deal with the adoptive child but this article talks specifically about the issues that adoptive parents face. Check it out here!

March 17, 2011

Discipline in Older-Child Adoption

This is a great article with specific and concrete ways to discipline a child to help build a trusting relationship with the adoptive parents. Check it out here!

March 4, 2011

What you need to know about child traumatic stress and how the stages of child development make a difference in dealing with it.