Tools and Tips for Your Most Challenging Days

Wouldn’t it be great if kids came with an instruction manual? There were many times when my husband and I were raising our two boys that I wished for such a manual … and I had a great support system and worked at a child and family serving organization! One thing I soon recognized was that many of the same strategies that worked for the children and families we served in our organization — who were struggling with significant attachment and trauma issues — also worked for the kids I interacted with day-to-day in 4-H, Bible school, band and sports