Review | The Secrets of Successful Adoptive Parenting

I recently reviewed The Secrets of Successful Adoptive Parenting for the current issue of Adoption Today, the magazine for members of Adoption UK. (If you’re not a member, I recommend it – helpful magazines, local meet-ups, and an excellent conference.) Space is naturally limited in print, so here is a longer version of the review than the one I submitted. About the book This is a thorough guide to how to… View Post

Review: Self-regulation Strategies and Techniques 

Joanna’s therapist lent us this DVD. I was hopeful. The presenter is an occupational therapist and it says it addresses the sorts of issues we see most days. I was going to write an upbeat review of how it was going to be life-changing for our family. No. Not so much.  Warning: sarcasm follows. There are a couple of small things I’d be happy to give a try, but overall… View Post