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SM Ep 157

A Parenting Framework for Adoption and Fostering? Yes! | Ep.157

Listen in as Lynn Beckett, Chad Hayenga, and Stacy unpack a grace-filled lens for navigating parenting and discipline in adoptive and foster care families. These creative and compassionate ideas can benefit any parent! When families grow through adoption or foster…

SM Ep 155

Blocked Care: Rekindle Compassion in Your Heart | Ep. 155

In today’s episode on blocked care, Stacy talks with author Melissa Corkum about her book Reclaim Compassion. “Blocked care (also known as compassion fatigue) is when a parent becomes emotionally unavailable following repeated rejected attempts to support their child. The…

SM Ep 146

Trust Expert Dr. Henry Cloud Chats With Us About Parenting | Ep. 146

According to today’s guest and trust expert, Dr. Henry Cloud, trust is fuel for all of life. Humans are hard-wired to trust, yet we still have to earn our children’s trust over and over again. Trust is sometimes a challenge…

NW Parenting is harder Ep 115

When Parenting Is Harder Than You Thought It Would Be | Ep. 115

Before you had children you may have held idealistic visions of what family life and parenting would be like someday.  For some parents, as their hopes and expectations meet the realities of daily life, they begin to feel disillusioned. Insecurities…

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Navigating Compassion Fatigue | Ep. 105

Not all families who have been formed through adoption have experienced what is discussed on this podcast. Regardless of how your family was formed, or the challenges you have in your home, there is a wide range of experiences when…

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Does Attachment Style Matter? | Ep. 101

Your relationship with your child might feel “off,” but you’re not sure why. Could it be that the way you were parented impacts the way you parent? Your attachment style affects all your most important relationships – from spouse to…