Behaviors

How To Begin Believing In More – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email There’s more happening with your child than just bad behavior. In fact, there are reasons why he or she behaves the way they do. But before we can make sense of this, we must lay the foundation for believing in more. It begins with a different mindset. You cannot take your child’s behavior at face-value. Because of his or her trauma history, there present behaviors are often the expression of an unmet…

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Introducing: Believing Beyond The Behavior – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email Your child’s behavior is routinely agitated, anxious, aggressive, violent, or impulsive. And you’re exhausted. You don’t know how you can make it one more day. But you must. How do you keep going? Our new podcast series will walk you through this and so much more… Next Thursday, May 14th, we are kicking off a brand new 6 week podcast series all about believing beyond the behavior. Through this series we’re going…

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How To Prepare The School To Help Your Child Re-Regulate – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email For many of us, on a daily basis, we send our children off to public or private school. But often our schools struggle to connect and lead our children effectively. How do we teach our children’s school to help them re-regulate? That’s our topic this week… You know how this goes. It’s mid-morning, you’ve just poured a fresh cup of coffee to accompany your morning reading, or you’re feverishly working on home…

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Is It Disobedience Or Triggered Behavior? – Foster Parents Article

| Share | Tweet | Pin It | email It’s easy for parents who are caring for children with a trauma history to mistake triggered behavior for disobedience. But, when you understand the origin of behavior, your entire perspective changes. Join us for this week’s episode as we discuss this topic… Click Here To Subscribe To Our YouTube Channel Often, when our children are agitated, irritable, or aggressive, we can default to a traditional mindset when it comes to their behavior.…

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How to Rise Above Disappointment – Parents Article

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. (Psalm 118:1) These are the first words I read in my devotional book this morning as I sit on the beach, alone, disappointment hanging over me like a big, black cloud. I watch the waves ebb and flow, leaving rainbow-flecked foam in their wake. I want to give thanks to the Lord, but disappointment makes thanksgiving almost impossible. The constant motion of the waves mesmerizes me. Like God’s love, they…

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5 Ways to Get It All Done – Parents Article

Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him,    for God is our refuge. Psalm 62:8 I wake up every Monday morning a little anxious. Ok if we are being real here, I wake up Monday mornings more than a little anxious.  Mondays for me can feel a little overwhelming with reviewing all I have to get done for the week. It starts really on Sunday evenings. Do you ever feel that way? I always said we need…

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