The Invisible Disability

In a recent article, I wrote about the difficulties parents can face with their “child from a hard place.” The hard stuff doesn’t get enough exposure. The time it takes for older children to securely attach is not… Read More

Sibling Attatchment and Older Child Adoption

Nature intended for children to be added to a family as infants.  They are immobile, sleep a lot, and really only care about the ones who feed and clean them.  This arrangement allows siblings to gradually get used… Read More

Oxytocin “The Bonding Hormone”

Since the last e-newsletter, I have learned about a hormone often considered integral to self-regulation. Oxytocin has been called the anti-stress chemical, the love hormone, the soothing, healing, regenerative hormone – the human race’s “social glue.” It creates… Read More