Children with special challenges, those exhibiting unusual behaviors, and those adopted at older ages may require special parenting skills. Find resources, information, and first-hand accounts from parents and child-care specialists.
Adopted children have, by definition, suffered previous loss. There should be special attention paid to meeting their emotional needs during divorce. When you are going through this complex process, you have to continue parenting. You need practical step-by-step suggestions and reminders.... [more]
Child abuse is a national tragedy and greatly under-reported; however, many don't realize that 1/3 to 1/2 of all alerts are mistaken or unfounded. Learn why false allegations may occur, what parents can do, and where to find help.... [more]
Families living with the challenges of Reactive Attachment Disorder were the focus of an evening of chat. Listen in and benefit from the experience of these committed parents.... [more]
Facing impending crisis can leave families feeling helpless, often seeing only the negatives. There are forward-looking steps you can take to minimize or prevent crisis, or handle it when it does happen.... [more]
Respite care is temporary care for challenging children, to give parents some relief. Find program descriptions and help locating providers in your area.... [more]
Therapeutic/Treatment Foster Parents and Group Homes provide a crucial service to children dealing with extreme challenges, and children served do not have to come from the foster care system.... [more]
Resources for support and insight when an adoption falls through. Disruption, dissolution, and changes of adoption plans are addressed.Ambivalence in Parent-Child Relationships