Book Review / August 11, 2019
Book Review - The Connected Child

The Connected Child

Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family
By: Karyn Purvis

Book Reivew

Working with children on a good day and in a good situation can sometimes baffle parents and caretakers. Add childhood trauma along with a child that you have adopted into your family brings feelings of hopelessness and despair for everyone involved.

The Connected Child is an easy read packed with helpful insight from the world of physiology. It does help if you are familiar with the concepts presented in this book by reading other books. However, if you have not read other books using these concepts, you will still greatly benefit.

The authors use many diverse scenarios to step you through how children might react and why along with good and bad examples of how a parent / caretaker can respond.

They end the book with one of the most overlooked aspects of caring for children - Adults learning to take care of themselves and identifying their own needs.

Even if you don't have adopted children in your home, this book will be a great help to you.

Book Review / Aug 11
Book Review - The Connected Child

The Connected Child

Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family
By: Karyn Purvis

Book Reivew

Working with children on a good day and in a good situation can sometimes baffle parents and caretakers. Add childhood trauma along with a child that you have adopted into your family brings feelings of hopelessness and despair for everyone involved.

The Connected Child is an easy read packed with helpful insight from the world of physiology. It does help if you are familiar with the concepts presented in this book by reading other books. However, if you have not read other books using these concepts, you will still greatly benefit.

The authors use many diverse scenarios to step you through how children might react and why along with good and bad examples of how a parent / caretaker can respond.

They end the book with one of the most overlooked aspects of caring for children - Adults learning to take care of themselves and identifying their own needs.

Even if you don't have adopted children in your home, this book will be a great help to you.

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