Posts Tagged ‘Attachment’

Show and Tell? No, please tell and not show!

May 11th, 2016

By Katie Jackson, LCPC Our kids are so good at showing us what they are feeling by yelling, hurting themselves, others or property, or by running away (just to name a few). If only we could get more telling! Verbally expressing their emotions would make it much easier for us to hear, but also help…..


Happier (?) Father’s Day

June 13th, 2014

by Billy Kaplan Father’s Day Those words don’t seem to have the same impact on our adopted children as “Mother’s Day.” Why? I’m not really sure, nor do I think anyone knows. However, I would first speculate that it is clear that at the moment of birth, our children experience a great, and probably traumatic,…..


Your Eyes in SPACE

April 29th, 2014

By Billy Kaplan It’s been a few weeks since the Parenting in SPACE gathering, and I wanted you to know that I’m thinking about you. A lot. I’m thinking about your eyes.  I’m thinking about how, when you first walked into the room for the opening program, your eyes were full of apprehension, and hurt,…..