October 30, 2014

Respite Care for Adopted Children – Part 2 Finding Respite Care

Part 2 - Finding Respite Care

In my article Respite Care for Adopted Children, I stressed the need to have respite set up both for the child and for us as parents. The next step is finding appropriate respite care. This is the biggest problem because not everyone is fit to do healing (or at the very least – place holding) […]

Respite Care for Adopted Children

Respite Care for Adopted Children

Continuing on the Adoption: Let’s Be Honest series, I wanted to talk about respite care for adopted children. This is a hard subject for some mostly because it feels like defeat when we need to ask for a break. But we do sometimes need a break if we have children that are struggling with attachment […]

Struggling with Kids Homework

Struggling with Kids Homework

School’s back in session. This brings cheers and groans from parents. The groans are for the struggling with kids homework. The cheers are for much needed breathing space from said kids! I have an idea! Let’s change things up. Click like below if you are on board! No more hassles over the homework! Done – finished, […]

Effective Discipline for Children

Effective Discipline for Children

There are a lot of questions that come up when you find you are expecting a sweet baby. On the top of the list is what is effective discipline for children. There are so many schools of thought out there that a new parent (and even experienced parents) can get swallowed up. I thought it would […]

You Can Get The Total Transformation Program Free

You Can Get the Total Transformation Program for Free

Snapshot of your life: It has been determined that your child has oppositional defiant disorder issues. After the initial shock and confusion, you started researching just what this was. The results of the research proved that you no longer have to struggle with your child’s behavioral difficulties. There is help and the Total Transformation program […]

Does your child refuse the consequences?

I went to a training this last week put on by Nancy Thomas locally. It was an excellent opportunity that I couldn’t pass on and I am glad I went. I found as always answers to my questions that I didn’t even know I had until someone else asked them. And one I want to […]

Prescribe the Behavior

One of our favorite things to do with our RAD kids is to prescribe the behavior. What exactly does that mean? Well let me explain. (First of all, I’d like to say that many parenting techniques that work for healthy kids will not work for kids with Reactive Attachment Disorder. However, I believe that many […]

Can’t Get Your Kid To Go To School? Do What We Do!

Healing Trust

This morning our RAD kid decided he wasn’t going to school. We’ve struggled with this before, and now Nancy Thomas has given us the answer. At least it worked this time! I think it’s a great technique for Oppositional Defiant Disorder kiddos too. It should work for any kid that wants to have control. The […]

Wimpy Mom – Part 2

I recently shared about my adventures in revamping some of my less than effective parenting skills with my kids who have reactive attachment disorders. I wanted to share another thing I was taught during that respite therapy week. This second thing is not so easily identifiable. Mostly it came in the form of timidity, not […]

James Lehman

James Lehman created The Total Transformation, a comprehensive, multi-media program offering parents practical solutions to the most challenging problems facing them from their children, including disrespect, lying, swearing, defiance and acting out in school. James Lehman, MSW (Masters of Social Work) worked for more than 30 years with troubled teens, children, and their families to […]

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