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What Causes Anger Issues in a Child? | Ep. 46

What do you do when your child gets angry? What causes anger issues in a child? When kids respond with angry, aggressive behavior, stress and fear are often the underlying emotions. Children who have experienced trauma often react with heightened…

How Do I Support My Friend Who Is Adopting?

November is National Adoption Awareness Month here in the United States. In honor of that we’ve asked Anna Braasch, Executive Director of Connected Families, to share her insight on how to support friends who are currently adopting or have already…

What Is “Attachment Style”?

She sat right in the front row of a Connected Families parenting workshop. For the first part of the teaching she listened wide-eyed and engaged enthusiastically. Then things changed. As we taught about the importance of loving, joy-filled connection she…

Why Safety Is Crucial for Adoptive Families

In recognition of adoption/foster awareness month we’ve asked Anna Braasch, our Executive Director and adoptive momma to two, to share practical ways to have safe, connected relationships with your kids – regardless of how they joined your family. The foundational principles of…

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