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

Playful Interaction: Building Powerful, Lasting Bonds with your Child

Play, play, and play! Nothing is more exhilarating to a child than to have her parent ask her, “Can I play with you?” Just ordinary, everyday play. No fancy toys. Maybe no toys at all. Fifteen minutes a… 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