Oregonian Article: What Prospective Foster Care Adoption Parents Should Know

Foster care adoption: What prospective parents should know And then there were four: This Christmas, Megan and Thom Tessandori and daughter Emma, 11, will be celebrating the addition of 4-year-old Jordan to their family as his adoption from foster care becomes final this month. (Courtesy of Thom Tessandori) This Oregonian Article Originally appeared here. Print Read more about Oregonian Article: What Prospective Foster Care Adoption Parents Should Know[…]

Synopsis of Unconditional Parenting

Synopsis of Unconditional Parenting By Alfie Kohn Originally found here: http://www.yanoff.org/books/synopsis-unconditional-parenting.shtml Chapter 1: Conditional Parenting Love kids for who they are (unconditional love) instead of for what they do (conditional love). Over many years, researchers have found that “the more conditional the support [one receives], the lower one’s perceptions of overall worth as a person.” When children receive affection with strings Read more about Synopsis of Unconditional Parenting[…]