My Heroes


This is a blog written by my husband Warren who has a real heart for our work. I was thinking yesterday about all the families at the Center who are my heroes. I have come across many different types of heroes in my life but this season I just want to thank the adoptive and…

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Trauma and Relationships

child trauma

I thought this week I would give you a short summary of a chapter I just read by Bruce Perry and Christine R. Ludy—Dobson titled “The Role of Healthy Relational Interactions in Buffering the Impact of childhood trauma”. If you would like to read the entire chapter click on this link. The Power of Relationships…

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Holiday Stress

Christmas stress

December is often a month of ‘unpredictable’ and ‘out-of-the-ordinary’ events that can be disconcerting to traumatized children. Routines get changed, we stay up later, and that is only the beginning in this “wonder” month. Often families of troubled young ones wonder “why?” Why do things that are special get ruined? Why does my child sulk…

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