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Children from Hard Places
Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis outlines the common characteristics of children from hard places and offers insight into what these children need most to help them heal and become whole: Children from ...
Attach-- Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children
ATTACH, the Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children, is an international coalition of professionals and families dedicated to helping those with attachment difficulties ...
Home For Good
Tying in to a nationwide joint campaign by the Evangelical Alliance and Care for the Family, Krish Kandiah wants us all to take seriously Jesus's call to 'suffer the little children' by ...
Adoption Parenting
Finally, a comprehensive parenting book for adoptive families! Over 100 contributors have helped EMK Press to weave a stunning tapestry of advice specifically for adoptive parents. Parenting ...
Sharing God's Heart for Orphans with your Kids
Are you looking for helpful tools in sharing with your kids about God's heart for orphans?  Then look no further!  Hope for Orphans Kids has some great ...
Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past
Telling a child he or she is adopted can be a trying task, but this is only the first step. After becoming aware that he or she is adopted, the child will question the details of the adoption. The ...
Family Life Radio Broadcasts
Family Life has a number of great radio broadcasts about adoption and orphan care.  They cover everything from the theology of adoption to global orphan care movements to sharing the stories on ...
Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today's Parents
Proper attachment is the most fundamental issue in a successful adoption, but what exactly does the term mean? Attaching in Adoption answers that question thoroughly, and it provides ...
Helping you teach your children empathy and justice
  Kids are active. They like to play. They like to experiment. They like to create. Family Activities do the kinds of things kids already like to do, but with purpose. Each ...
Connect the Pillars: Leadership and loving orphans
This blog post from Susan Hillis shares the importance of connecting both with pillars around you (mom, dads, and leaders called to love orphans), but also connecting vertically to THE true ...
The IDEAL Response for Parents
Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis of Empowered to Connect explains the I.D.E.A.L. response for parents when dealing with their child's ...
Another Place at the Table: An uplifting narrative of one woman's experience as a foster parent
For more than a decade, Kathy Harrison has sheltered a shifting cast of troubled youngsters-the offspring of prostitutes and addicts; the sons and daughters of abusers; and teenage parents who ...
10 Questions Adoptive Parents Ask
Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe offer helpful insights and practical advice in response to the following questions that are commonly asked by adoptive and foster parents: 1.   How Do I ...
How Do I Find the Right Professional To Help Us?
Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe offer practical insight about how adoptive parents should view the role of professionals and which criterion they should use in selecting the right professional to ...
Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years
Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child is a remarkably comprehensive and useful resource for both parents and practitioners. This book is a wise roadmap that anyone adopting internationally ...
The Whole-Brain Child - Discussion Guides
Tapestry Adoption & Foster Care Ministry wants to help make the information in The Whole-Brain Child, by  Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D, accessible to as many ...
Attachment: Why It Matters
Dr. Karyn Purvis and the Institute of Child Development have released their latest DVD entitled Attachment: Why It Matters.    In this 2-disk set, adoptive parents ...
An Internet Safety Guide for Parents and Caretakers
From Benjamin: As an avid computer user, programmer and repairman, I have been put in charge of the computer labs at many of the residential care facilities in which I have worked.  I want ...
What's Next? Using Routines to Help Abused Kids
You can’t change that! Robert, a nine-year old boy that I cared for at an orphanage, was very sensitive to change.   One day as I was looking at our daily ...
How Do I Handle Manipulation and Control?
Parents often find that their child from a hard place is prone to use manipulative and controlling behaviors. Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe offer insights to help adoptive and ...
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