7 Reasons why I’m NOT wired to be a full-time mommy

  I’ve been avoiding this blog post for a couple weeks now. It’s hard to share the issues I struggle with. But , but that’s where I find that healing occurs – by sharing and letting go. So here it goes. My husband and I are having dinner and I’m sharing my weekly struggles with our son, my dreams and goals for Compassionate Healer Ministries, and the ideas for my upcoming books. He is silent. I findContinue reading…

10 Play Activities to Repair Parent-Child Relationships – Free Booklet

So happy that you found us! If you’re new to Your Life Reframed, you can sign up to receive posts directly to your inbox. Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Twitter, so you don’t miss a thing. As a foster/adoptive mom, it has been wonderful, but challenging in dealing with my son’s behaviors. My ability to help him was limited. Until, I found Theraplay®… I bought a little book of activities and began using them casually with my son.Continue reading…

What does “Elf” have to do with foster/adoption?

Guest Post by Albert Pont The 2003 American Christmas movie Elf, starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, was one of my favorite holiday movies prior to me becoming a foster parent, and even more so now.  It has great examples of content for both foster children and foster parents to discuss. First, Buddy is not raised by his biological parents, which any foster child would be able to relate to.  As he grows older, Buddy reaches a pointContinue reading…

The Building Blocks of Discipline

Discipline can be a difficult task, but when you incorporate the building blocks as a foundation, it gives you a new perspective on the importance of the relationship with your child. Blessings, EP   Please go to my YouTube Channel for more Parenting Techniques at: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5F_1LVsi06v3-poaeJTrHw You can also visit our Facebook Page and get links there: https://www.facebook.com/CompassionateHM