The likelihood of parenting a child who suffers from attachment issues, in foster care and adoption, is high. What does this look like, and how do you build healthy attachment with your child?
It’s easy to take it personally. In fact, if you’re currently on this road with your child you know exactly what this looks like, and how it feels. You’ve probably had moments where you’ve felt like a complete failure as a parent. We know precisely how that feels. The truth is, however, you’re not a failure and this isn’t your fault. Your child suffers from trauma deeply imbedded within them long before you came into the picture.
It doesn’t make it easy though. In today’s episode we talk openly and honestly about what attachment looks like in foster care and adoption and how to navigate the difficult seasons you face with your child…
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We are well-versed in this topic as it relates to foster care and adoption. We’ve parented several children who deal with these type of disorders. We know how difficult and frustrating it can be. Here are two of our favorite resources when it comes to parenting children with major attachment disorders…
- The Connected Child– Dr. Karyn Purvis
- Beyond Consequences, Logic and Control: A Loved-Based Approach To Helping Attachment-Challenged Children with Severe Behaviors– Heather T. Forbes & Bryan Post
[reminder]Are you parenting a child with major attachment issues? What has helped you? Share your story with us in the comment section below…[/reminder]