This is such a great idea. I’ll be”stealing” this one to try with our kids. Honestly, I’m not sure if they’ll be too old for the balloon part (since baby girl reminds me daily that she’s “only” seven years from being 18 and is therefore almost an adult). I may find myself surprised, though, because I think choosing the color of the memory will appeal to them both.
The overall concept is FABULOUS. I think it might work well for getting all kids (not just adopted) to talk about feelings.
Foster Care/Adoption. A fellow blogger and adoptive mom, posted about the Care for Disrupted Families in adoption.
You can read the article at: https://hypervigilant.org/2016/03/10/care-for-disrupted-families/comment-page-1/
It has been seven years since our daughter came home. She just turned 7 years-old. I’d only been fostering for a few months, when we were notified about our girl. Because of the trauma she’d already suffered, I wanted to help her find peace in a world of disruption, displacement and dismissal. This was not an easy task. How can anyone make this okay?
Still, it was my job -and I was determined. So, I thought I would share with you -hopefully potential adoptive parents, one of the tricks in my bag-that really made a difference. I won’t tell you what happened in my daughters world, or the things that were revealed through this process -but I will give you the tools to make…
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