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My Adopted Kid

Documenting my unexpected journey as an adopted/foster mum to a little boy who l met while delivering humanitarian aid and volunteering in the Philippines. Parenting Resources.

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Child Trauma

Understanding Trauma: core needs of children (Part 3: Adaptive Coping)

Dr Howard Bath addresses the fact that kids in care who have experienced trauma can have difficulty controlling their emotions and impulses. Research tells us that learning to manage emotions is based on the availability of support, coaching and trust... Continue Reading →

Understanding Trauma: core needs of children (Part 2: Healthy Connections)

This video focusses on the importance of healthy connections for kids in care who have experienced trauma. Kids and young people in care can be acutely aware that they are different and can hunger for normality. Mixing with local kids... Continue Reading →

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