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 child home, to Continue reading Have faith… and wait.
This is a picture that my son drew last night (*please read THIS post for an explanation of the gender of the self portrait). A picture really can communicate a thousand words. This one says to me that he Continue reading Art Therapy
While my adopted son 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