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Tag: trauma

Surviving the Trauma of Childhood Cancer: Our Family’s Story

Our family now sees September in a whole new light: it’s time to pound the ground and advocate for Childhood Cancer Awareness. Here's a bit of our story.
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Foster Care: Are You That Someone?

Foster parents open their homes, families, and hearts to hurting children. They love, advocate for, and care for kids as long as they need a safe place to stay.

Abby’s Story, Part 1: Diagnosis and Treatment

My doctor was pretty sure at this point that I had endometriosis, and scheduled a laparoscopy to get a better look of what was going on.

I Am a Cancer Mom, But Please, Don’t Call Me Strong

 This journey as a cancer mom will never be over. I will never finish the lap and walk away. It will never be completely in the past.
adoption, adoption perspectives, adoptive mom, adoptive parent, anger, coping mechanisms, depression, domestic adoption, emotional eating, emotions, exercise, family dynamics, food battles, grief, guilt, identity crisis, infertility, international adoption, postadoption care, postadoption depression, postpartum depression, sadness, self-care, sleep deprivation, social worker, toddler adoption, trauma, weight gain

Give It Six Months: A Story of Post-Adoption Depression

Post-Adoption blues or depression is just as real as postpartum depression.  Do not hesitate to seek a professional counselor or therapist.