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The Honestly Adoption Podcast

The Honestly Adoption Podcast, with Mike and Kristen Berry, is a podcast dedicated to being a real voice, bringing real hope to parents on the foster and adoptive journey.
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Now displaying: June, 2019
Jun 27, 2019

We've all seen the signs with our children. Rubbing their eyes, irritable, erratic, frustrated, disobedient, you name it. They're tired. But often, we can mistake lack of sleep for bad behavior. It's not, but in our busy lives, it's easy to miss the signs...

In this latest episode of The Honestly Adoption podcast we walk through signs and symptoms of a lack of sleep. When we parent children with a trauma history, we have to remember that vigilance, and fear, and anxiety can cause them to not sleep. What do we do? How do we respond?

Jun 21, 2019

It's easy for parents who are caring for children with a trauma history to mistake triggered behavior for disobedience. But, when you understand the origin of behavior, your entire perspective changes.

Jun 14, 2019

We often confuse the need for sensory input for bad behaviors, or a child who just can't settle down. But for children who have a trauma history, and have lost control of that area of their life, there is a deep need for comfort and security that they do not know how to articulate. So, it comes out through behaviors. In today's episode we discuss strategies to help your child receive the sensory input he, or she, needs.

Jun 6, 2019

It's Week 3 of our new podcast series we're calling "Is It Disobedience Or Something Else?" In this episode we discuss some of the problems a poor diet can create for our children.

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