The Main Thing:
Attachment is a buzz-word in the adoption and foster care community. Recent research and conversation has brought this important theory to the forefront. If you’ve been walking the adoptive and foster journey for a while, chances are you’ve heard a lot about the four different attachment styles and why childhood experiences are important to learn. But how do you fit it into your day to day?
Parenting with an attachment-based approach takes practice and dedication. It’s a perspective shift. And it’s life-changing. Dr. Lark Eshleman is an expert in attachment trauma and helping parents better understand this perspective shift. Whether you are new to the adoption and foster care world or a seasoned parent with an older adoptee, this episode has refreshing insight and meaningful reminders on the significance of relationship and connection.
Dr. Lark has resources on her website, check it out HERE.
We talk about Dr. Karyn Purvis and TBRI on this show, we’re big fans.
Learn more HERE.
We have some attachment based books in our resource library, which you can find HERE.
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