Daily 365 inspiring devotions are filled with Scripture and authentic insight into the heart of adopted children.
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents KnewDelta #ad - This extraordinary book, written by a woman who was adopted herself, and shows adoptive parents how to free their kids from feelings of fear, gives voice to children's unspoken concerns, abandonment, and shame. With warmth and candor, sherrie eldridge reveals the twenty complex emotional issues you must understand to nurture the child you love--that he must grieve his loss now if he is to receive love fully in the future--that she needs honest information about her birth family no matter how painful the details may be--and that although he may choose to search for his birth family, he will always rely on you to be his parents.
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew #ad - Filled with powerful insights from children, plus practical strategies and case histories that will ring true for every adoptive family, and experts in the field, parents, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew is an invaluable guide to the complex emotions that take up residence within the heart of the adopted child--and within the adoptive home.
And they tell a familiar story of loss, fear, and hope. Dell Publishing Company. Birthdays may be difficult for me. I want you to take the initiative in opening conversations about my birth family. When i act out my fears in obnoxious ways, please hang in there with me. I am afraid you will abandon me.
20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed..Discover the Unique Need of Your Adopted Child and Become the Best Parent You CanDelta #ad - In this all-new companion volume, Eldridge goes beyond those insights and shifts her focus to parents, offering them much-needed encouragement and hope. Dell Publishing Company. They need a translator, which Sherrie Eldridge becomes in her new book. Read real-life accounts from 100 adoptive parents who "get it"learn how to speak your child's "heart language" fluently different than yoursSoak in the words of love from your child from infancy to adulthood--if you're having a difficult time, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew, Sherrie Eldridge gave voice to the very real concerns of adopted children, you can look ahead and know it won't always hurt as muchGive as a gift to new or veteran adoptive parentsIn her groundbreaking first book, whose unique perspectives offered unprecedented insight.
20 Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed..Discover the Unique Need of Your Adopted Child and Become the Best Parent You Can #ad - This book is pure encouragement for adoptive parents!Most adoptive parents don't know that their child has a different "heart language" than theirs.
The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted ChildGateway Press #ad - The primal wound is a book which is revolutionizing the way we think about adoption. Used book in Good Condition. The insight which is brought to the experiences of abandonment and loss will contribute not only to the healing of adoptees, and birth parents, adoptive families, but will bring understanding and encouragement to anyone who has ever felt abandoned.
The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child #ad - In addition, validation for their feelings, it gives those children, whose pain has long been unacknowledged or misunderstood, as well as explanations for their behavior. In its application of information about pre- and perinatal psychology, bonding, attachment, and loss, it clarifies the effects of separation from the birth mother on adopted children.
Dell Publishing Company. Since its original publication in 1993, The Primal Wound has become a classic in adoption literature and is considered the adoptees' bible.
Little Branch Gets AdoptedMarcinson Press #ad - Let little branch lead you and your child into the complexities of adoption through his own story. As he shares his grief, and joy, loss, your child will identify and find new freedom to do the same when talking adoption with you. Reviews:"little branch gets Adopted perfectly combines the validation of adoptee grief with the hope and comfort of unconditional parental love.
Definitely, author/speaker, one to add to your family’s library! - Carrie Goldman, Host of Portrait of an Adoption "Sherrie beautifully captures the foster and adoptive journey in this stunning book. Her words resonate deeply with me as an adoptive mom. My 10-year-old son sat beside me as I read it and he felt that the character, Little Branch, was telling his story.
Little Branch Gets Adopted #ad - Ever wonder how to “talk adoption” with your adopted or foster child? Rest assured… you’re not alone! Your heart breaks when considering the pre-adoption trauma your child endured. Used book in Good Condition. An open-hearted and generous story, it will touch you deeply. Should you encourage your child to talk about it? The good news is that you don’t have to figure it all out.
Sherrie paints a picture of adoption that includes feelings of loss, love, heartbreak, and healing. Every foster and adoptive family should own this book!" - Kristin Berry, Co-founder of confessionsofanadoptiveparent.
20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second EditionJessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Sherrie reveals how you can discover your own unique life purpose and worth, and sets out 20 life-transforming choices which you have the power to make. As an adoptee, do you have mixed feelings about your adoption? Sherrie Eldridge is an adoptee and adoption expert, and in this book she draws on her personal experiences and feelings relating to adoption as well as interviews with over 70 adoptees.
20 Life-Transforming Choices Adoptees Need to Make, Second Edition #ad - This fully updated second edition includes new material on finding support online, contacting family through social media, Jon, and features three new chapters, including Sherrie's story of reuniting with her birth brother, in adulthood. Used book in Good Condition. The choices will help you discover answers about issues such as: why do i feel guilty when I think about my birth parents? Why can't I talk about the painful aspects of adoption? Where can I gain an unshakable sense of self-esteem? Sherrie also addresses the problem of depression among adoptees and common dilemmas such as if, when and how to contact a birth mother or father.
Dell Publishing Company.
Under His Wings: Truths to Heal Adopted, Orphaned, and Waiting Children's Hearts Volume 1Jewel Among Jewels Resources #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Healing tool for parents and children to complete together. Under his wings is a life-changing resource for: - adoptees - orphans - foster children - children waiting to be adopted Effective for children, ages nine and upward. Also, orphan ministry training materials for leaders.
Under His Wings: Truths to Heal Adopted, Orphaned, and Waiting Children's Hearts Volume 1 #ad - Dell Publishing Company.
God Found Us You HarperBlessingsHarperChildrens 9780061131769 #ad - A story about Adoption Dell Publishing Company. HarperCollins Publishers. Used book in Good Condition.
Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery for Adopted ChildrenJessica Kingsley Publishers #ad - Heart-warming and playful, forever Fingerprints shows how adoptive parents can use a common occurrence--a relative's pregnancy--as a springboard for discussions about birth parents. Lucie is excited to feel a baby moving in her Aunt Grace's tummy but it makes her think about her adoption story in a different way.
Forever Fingerprints: An Amazing Discovery for Adopted Children #ad - . HarperCollins Publishers. Dell Publishing Company. By helping their daughter feel safe to share upsetting feelings, they reinforce their love for her while honoring her past. This book is ideal for adopted children aged 4-8. Used book in Good Condition. The tools offered in this book help adoptive parents assist their children in creating a unique connection to them and her birth parents.
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary EditionTarcherPerigee #ad - HarperCollins Publishers. Used book in Good Condition. Jeremy p tarcher Penguin a Member of Penguin. An updated edition—with a new preface—of the bestselling parenting classic by the author of "BRAINSTORM: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain"In Parenting from the Inside Out, child psychiatrist Daniel J.
Dell Publishing Company. Drawing on stunning new findings in neurobiology and attachment research, they explain how interpersonal relationships directly impact the development of the brain, and offer parents a step-by-step approach to forming a deeper understanding of their own life stories, which will help them raise compassionate and resilient children.
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive: 10th Anniversary Edition #ad - Born out of a series of parents' workshops that combined Siegel's cutting-edge research on how communication impacts brain development with Hartzell's decades of experience as a child-development specialist and parent educator, this book guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.
. Siegel, M. D. And early childhood expert Mary Hartzell, M. Ed. Explore the extent to which our childhood experiences shape the way we parent.
The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive familyMcGraw-Hill Education #ad - Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. HarperCollins Publishers. Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you: Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted child Effectively deal with any learning or behavioral disorders Discipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened "A must-read not only for adoptive parents, but for all families striving to correct and connect with their children.
The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family #ad - Carol S. Welcoming these children into your family--and addressing their special needs--requires care, consideration, and compassion. Jeremy p tarcher Penguin a Member of Penguin. Used book in Good Condition. Compassionate, accessible, and founded on a breadth of scientific knowledge and clinical expertise. Susan livingston Smith, program director, Evan B.
Focus magazine "Truly an exceptional, innovative work. Truly outstanding. Strongly recommended. Library journal starred review""A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike.