Parenting trauma is a totally different way of parenting. Basically, you have to throw out what you know about parenting (which is probably how you were parented), and become “child-centered” in your approach to parenting your traumatized child. What does this mean? Here’s an example […]

How Parenting Trauma Differently Can Turn Into Special Moments

Rocking your child helps with attachment.
Five years ago, I was struggling with parenting our demanding, hyperactive toddler we had adopted from foster care. I stumbled upon a blog post that first introduced me to the concept of attachment therapies for adoptive families. {That blog post, The Rockin’ Mama Challenge, was […]

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