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Everyday Ways to Connect with Your Adopted or Fostered Child

Over 200 Quick and Simple Ways to Build Relationships and Open Conversations
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This indispensable guide has over 200 simple, easy to implement therapeutic parenting activities which you can easily build into everyday life. Starting with a simple explanation of therapeutic parenting and how to do it, it provides a host of strategies and activities to help tackle common challenges faced by families affected by trauma. This includes improving communication and relationships, lessening conflict, building confidence, creating structure and routine, and handling big emotions. The activities range from short daily check-ins to reinforce attachment through to creative therapeutic activities.
The ideas in this book will help create an environment of acceptance, safety, and respect, and enable you and your child to build a stronger, more connected relationship.
  • Published: Mar 21 2024
  • Pages: 208
  • 228 x 152mm
  • ISBN: 9781805011286
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Press Reviews

  • Sue Brunton, Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Adoption and Fostering

    This book is just the right mix of theory, which provides context, and lots of practical ways to connect with your adopted or fostered child. It is really accessible and you can dip in and out should you need a bit of practical advice for a particular situation. I would actually recommend it to anyone parenting a child whatever their background as the focus on building connection is so central to how we should care for all our children.
  • Sally Donovan OBE, author of The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting

    Everyday Ways is a practical, warm and supportive book for those who are reparenting children who have had difficult starts in life. As well as offering ways to approach day-to-day family life, it includes lots of ideas for ways of creating connection through conversation starters and games. It's a great book for those starting out, as well as more established parents who are looking for fresh ideas and encouragement.