Archive for Mike Berry
We’re excited to kick off a brand new podcast series, called Renew Your Response, with this episode. Our response when our children become dysregulated is everything. But how do we actually respond in a way that brings calm?
Often, in transracial adoptive families, parents and caregivers inadvertently forget that culture and identity play a major role in helping children understand who they are and their purpose in this world. As children, they are powerless until they reach their adult years. That’s why it’s important for parents to show up and stand in this gap on their behalf. Dr. Laura Anderson shares some valuable insight in our latest podcast episode!
Have you ever wondered why you think the way you think about life or parenting, or react the way you react to certain situations (say, your child’s behavior, for example)? Often times, we can feel shame over our reactions, or emotions as caregivers. But what if we could find clear answers to our functionality? Enter the Enneagram!
What happens when we as caregivers, choose to look beyond exterior behaviors, and into the heart? We have the opportunity to form a deeper connection with our children. That’s Ayden Lincoln’s story!
When you understand how trauma changes the brain you can change your approach to your child and move toward healing. But how do you make sense of something as complex as the brain? Our brand new interview on the podcast is the answer…
In an era of “fake news,” distorted viewpoints, racial division, and short-sighted history lessons, it has never been more important to gain a well-rounded perspective of our history as a country (if you’re in the US). That’s why we’re excited to welcome Marcie Walker, from Mockingbird History Lessons to The Honestly Adoption Podcast.
You know the drill. You’re at church, the grocery store, or the local park and your child begins to misbehave. This is quickly followed by defiance or disregard for your attempts to stop the behavior. You feel helpless. What can you do in that moment to subside their behavior?