My adoption journey has had a common theme from the beginning to now… from the time I decided to become a mom, to the four years of paperwork and international bureaucracy that kept me from bringing my girl home, to Continue reading Have faith… and wait.
This is a picture that my daughter Debora drew last night. A picture really can communicate a thousand words. This one says to me that she is just a lost, scared young woman who desperately craves protection and Continue reading Art Therapy
While my adopted daughter is now 14, my first up-close and personal experience with a traumatized teen was in my classroom. A few years ago, I had an adopted 15-year-old in my English as a Second Language (ESL) class. I’ll call Continue reading Teens and Trauma