Are you considering adoption and curious about what you might be getting yourself into? Or are you in the midst of raising adopted children and looking for encouragement and support? These books by Christian authors address a range of challenges that adoptive and foster families face, equipping you with the tools you need to handle the hurt as well as celebrate the joy that adoption brings.
The Whole Life Adoption Book by Thomas Atwood and Jayne Schooler
Authors Jayne E. Schooler and Thomas C. Atwood share insights into every aspect of adoption. This powerful resource addresses the needs and concerns facing adoptive parents, while offering encouragement for the journey ahead.
Parenting the Hurt Child by Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky
The world is full of hurt children, and bringing one into your home can quickly derail the easy family life you once knew. Get effective suggestions, wisdom, and advice to parent the hurt child in your life. The best hope for tragedy prevention is knowledge! Updated and revised.
Parenting Adopted Adolescents by Gregory Keck
In his newest release, Dr. Gregory C. Keck offers new insights and parenting strategies relative to adolescents, especially adopted adolescents. Parents will find humor and relief as they realize their role in their child’s journey in the adoption process.
Wounded Children, Healing Homes by Jayne Schooler, Betsy Keefer Smalley, and Timothy Callahan
Why doesn’t our child return our love? What are we failing to understand? What are we failing to do? These questions can fill the minds of adoptive parents caring for wounded, traumatized children. Families often enter into this experience with high expectations for their child and for themselves but are broadsided by shattered assumptions. This book addresses the reality of those unmet expectations and offers validation and solutions for the challenges of parenting deeply traumatized and emotionally disturbed children.
Adopting the Hurt Child by Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky
Without avoiding the grim statistics, this book reveals the real hope that hurting children can be healed through adoptive and foster parents, social workers, and others who care. Includes information on foreign adoptions.