Short videos with great tips for parents!
Shared mealtimes are a critical way to deepen attachment whether you have a 5 month old or a 15 year old. But the dinner table is not always an easy place for adopted or foster kids.
Dr. Dana Johnson, renowned international adoption physician, walks parents through what nutrition tests to ask for during their child's first doctor visit. He explains what each test is for and how it is administered.
Dr. Dana Johnson, renowned international adoption physician, discusses what factors contribute to nutritional deficiencies in internationally adopted children.
At some point all parents face behavioral challenges with their children. Adopted children have often had unfortunate experiences that may increase misbehavior and make traditional discipline techniques ineffective. Join Phyllis Booth, Founder of Theraplay®, and Mandy Jones, LCSW, JD, certified Theraplay® therapist at the Center for Lifelong Adoption Support, as they provide an empathetic understanding of why negative behaviors occur and discuss tools, techniques and activities that parents can use to tame temper tantrums and create positive relationships.