Sleep Strategies for Your Family

Sleep Strategies for Your Family

Sleep is an essential need. Is your family getting enough uninterrupted sleep and waking up feeling rested? Many parents and caregivers in foster, adoptive and kinship-formed families report feeling tired, drained and exhausted. And children who have experienced trauma often have sleep challenges. If you have someone in your household struggling to get enough sleep, you want to first discover the root cause to then address it. Listen to this month’s podcast on “Sleep Strategies for Your Family” with Trish Jonker, MA to gain several simple suggestions to try at home.

Understanding Your Child’s Behavior Spiral

Understanding Your Child’s Behavior Spiral

Just at the moment that our teens are pushing for ultimate freedom and treatment like adults, they need our guidance and to dialogue about choices around values. That sounds easier said than done. Read this month’s blog by Nick Lawrence, a foster and adoptive Dad, Family Resiliency Coach and Founder of Tools for Life, to get pointers on helping your children form their own values to keep the communication open starting young, to last a lifetime!