Confessions of an Adoptive Parent, by Mike Berry, Paperback

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  • Author: Mike Berry

SKU: 3681855

You are not alone on this journey.
Adopting or fostering a child brings a unique set of challenges that only a parent facing the same situation could possibly understand. Sometimes it can be a struggle just getting through the day when you deal with children with traumatic pasts, attachment issues, and kids with special needs.
Mike Berry understands the loneliness and isolation in your unique parenting role because he's been there, and he's still there. He wants to offer hope and encouragement to the struggling adoptive parents.
While there are plenty of how-to guides on parenting, this book stands out in its approach to address the needs of parents with adopted or foster children. Seasoned with a refreshing dose of honesty, empathy, and care, you will learn you are not alone and God has a very special plan for you and your family.
Chapters include:
Part 1: You Are Not Alone
- Beginning with Hope: Identifying Your Expectations and Apprehensions
- Jumping Off: The Joy and Struggle of Choosing This Journey
- Learning to Swim: What to Do When You're In Over Your Head
- Me Too: Finding Strength in Relationships
- I Didn't Sign Up for This: Learning to Accept Your New Normal
- The Middle of the Wreckage: Discovering Hope Where You Least Expect It
- You Are Not Alone: The Healing Power of Shared Experience
Part 2: Finding Hope
- The Story of Your Scars: Redefining Failure
- The Voices in Our Heads: Overcoming Spiritual Attacks
- Limping Together: Building an Effective Support System
- Behind Every Cloud: Finding Light in Dark Times
- Legends Versus Legacies: Your Influence Goes Deeper Than You Know
- Remember Jeremiah: God Has a Plan for Your Child
- A Girl Named Renee: The Transforming Power of Love and Compassion
- Hope Has Arrived: God's Beautiful Story in You

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