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Welcome to Positive Adoption where you can find adoption/foster care, and trauma-informed parenting - all in one place. I’m Kathleen Guire, your host, mother of seven, four through adoption, former National Parent of the Year, author, teacher, and speaker. But more important than any of those things, I’m a parent just like you. I know what it’s like to raise kiddos from hard places. I used to feel as if I was the only one struggling and because I felt that way, I isolated myself. I don’t want you to feel alone in your parenting journey, so grab a cup of coffee and join me for Positive Adoption, a coffee break podcast.

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    • 4.7 • 9 Ratings

Welcome to Positive Adoption where you can find adoption/foster care, and trauma-informed parenting - all in one place. I’m Kathleen Guire, your host, mother of seven, four through adoption, former National Parent of the Year, author, teacher, and speaker. But more important than any of those things, I’m a parent just like you. I know what it’s like to raise kiddos from hard places. I used to feel as if I was the only one struggling and because I felt that way, I isolated myself. I don’t want you to feel alone in your parenting journey, so grab a cup of coffee and join me for Positive Adoption, a coffee break podcast.

    Episode 171 - What if she/he gets behind?

    Episode 171 - What if she/he gets behind?

    Are you raising a child who has experienced trauma?
    Or has a capital letter syndrome?
    Are you checking the "What Your Child Should Know" lists often?
    Do you feel as if your child is falling behind and don't know how to handle it?
    Then this is for you. Grab a cup of coffee and join Kathleen as she shares some of her experiences and some tips!

    • 17 min
    Episode 170 - Decision Fatigue

    Episode 170 - Decision Fatigue

    Are some chores wearing you out emotionally and physically?
    Is it difficult to make even little decisions?
    Are you feeling too stressed to function some days?
    Grab a cup of coffee and join Kathleen as she shares some tips for adults and kids alike and learning how to navigate decision fatigue and overwhelm during this season.

    • 17 min
    Episode 169 - Homeschooling 101 Week 5

    Episode 169 - Homeschooling 101 Week 5

    Do you ever feel as if you are doing everything wrong? Do you wonder if your kids are ever going to “get it?” Do you settle down and enjoy a particular part of the day?
    In this week’s episode, Kathleen and Lori answer these questions-
    1. When did you realize you were doing some things right in your homeschooling journey? 2. Share about a time when one of your kids got a concept and how he/she and you felt. 3. Share your favorite time of day and why. Grab a cup of coffee and join them!

    • 26 min
    Episode 168 - Homeschooling 101 Part 4

    Episode 168 - Homeschooling 101 Part 4

    We’re so enjoying Homeschooling 101. Today the ladies answer these questions: 1. When things get rough, how do you handle it? 2. When do you take a short break/long break? 3. How has homeschooling affected your spiritual journey? Grab a cup of coffee and join us!

    • 40 min
    Episode 167 - Homeschooling 101 Part 3

    Episode 167 - Homeschooling 101 Part 3

    Kathleen, Audrey, and Lori continue the homeschooling series this week with answering some questions from the group polls. Here are this week's questions based on some of the comments. 1. Do you do art/crafts or any other extra subjects? What do you do? 2. How do you encourage a kid who is struggling with a. reading b. math. 3.Should you push a preschooler to learn? Or any age for that matter? Grab a cup of coffee and join us!

    • 41 min
    Episode 166 - Homeschooling 101 Part 2

    Episode 166 - Homeschooling 101 Part 2

    Kathleen, Lori, Audrey, and Amerey continue the Homeschooling 101 Series. We’ve been so encouraged by the Moms in this group! So amazing! We answer these questions for the podcast this week: 1. How do you manage/organize your day? If you have a child who has a capital letter syndrome, what is it, and how does that change how your schooling? What's been your biggest "aha" moment in homeschooling? Grab a cup of coffee and join us!

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

krtaylor72 ,

Encouraging!

For women who are raising a family, including those in the journey of adoption or fostering. Learn about issues involved in child rearing, etc.

kaWhat? ,

Excellent!

This is a must listen

Browneyedmomof3 ,

Love it

Such a great podcast!

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