Sarah Naish shares her own experiences of adopting five siblings. She describes how to use therapeutic parenting - a deeply nurturing parenting style - to overcome common challenges when raising children who have experienced trauma. The book describes a series of difficult episodes for her family, exploring both parent's and child's experiences of the same events - with the child's experience written by a former fostered child - and in doing so reveals the very good reasons why traumatized children behave as they do. The book explores the misunderstandings that grow between parents and their children, and provides comfort to the reader - you are not the only family going through this!
Full of insights from a family and others who have really been there, this book gives you advice and strategies to help you and your family thrive.
"A must have book for anyone parenting or considering parenting a child with a trauma background. This book gives the view from both the parent and the childs viewpoint on their journey from the very beginning up to present day. Each entry is followed with useful strategies to help with each situation. It gives understandable, practical advice on day to day issues and how to overcome them while offering a greater understanding of the behaviour presented. Simply brilliant!"
"If you adopted a child affected by developmental disorder this book (and ALL other Sarah Naish books) will help you better deal with the situation. Recommended!"
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