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The Promise: Truth from the Trenches of Adoption By Christen Shepherd, Lisa Highfield
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When Christen Shepherd adopted four children from foster care she jumped into the treacherous waters of raising traumatized children. Because of mammoth tantrums, explosive rages, destroyed rooms,... More > and unending grief, the Shepherds enlisted the help of a Child and Youth Counsellor, Lisa Highfield. The Promise is a raw and compelling read. It offers insight into the behaviours of adopted and foster children, and gives hope to struggling parents who are at a loss after bringing wounded children into the family.< Less
Children of the Manse By Lewis Luchs
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A popular college town minister and his wife want to adopt a four-year-old girl but learn she has three older brothers and decide to welcome all four children into their home. They arrive from a... More > bleak county children’ s home, bringing with them invisible histories of neglect and abuse. This true story, based on case files and family interviews, opens with the children’s background and the oldest boy’s determined struggle to keep his family together. The four children barely survive ever worse threats as they lose the adults in their world to imprisonment, abandonment, and death. When all seems hopeless, a talented social worker intervenes, trying to change their fate. This is a lively and sometimes humorous story. Children of the Manse entertains as it describes how four wounded children respond to intelligent and loving foster care.< Less
Children of the Manse By Lewis Luchs
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A popular college town minister and his wife want to adopt a four-year-old girl but learn she has three older brothers and decide to welcome all four children into their home. They arrive from a... More > bleak county children’ s home, bringing with them invisible histories of neglect and abuse. This true story, based on case files and family interviews, opens with the children’s background and the oldest boy’s determined struggle to keep his family together. The four children barely survive ever worse threats as they lose the adults in their world to imprisonment, abandonment, and death. When all seems hopeless, a talented social worker intervenes, trying to change their fate. This is a lively and sometimes humorous story. Children of the Manse entertains as it describes how four wounded children respond to intelligent and loving foster care.< Less
Children of the Manse By Lewis Luchs
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A popular college town minister and his wife want to adopt a four-year-old girl but learn she has three older brothers and decide to welcome all four children into their home. They arrive from a... More > bleak county children’ s home, bringing with them invisible histories of neglect and abuse. This true story, based on case files and family interviews, opens with the children’s background and the oldest boy’s determined struggle to keep his family together. The four children barely survive ever worse threats as they lose the adults in their world to imprisonment, abandonment, and death. When all seems hopeless, a talented social worker intervenes, trying to change their fate. This is a lively and sometimes humorous story. Children of the Manse entertains as it describes how four wounded children respond to intelligent and loving foster care.< Less
Adoption and Parenting: The Ultimate Insider Guide to a Successful Adoption Process By Jayne Omojayne
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No matter what you or anybody may think, there is something special to having those little kids around you! And in fact, it does not really matter whether they are yours naturally or not, if you... More > understand what I mean....Yes, I know, because I am a parent, and the thought of having a child in your life is one that many people are excited about. However, when it comes to the issue of adoption, you do need to carefully think about the process for you to understand if it’s okay for you. There are many things to consider before you will be able to decide if it is right for you or not. Just get the book “Adoption and Parenting: The Ultimate Insider Guide to a Successful Adoption Process” and find out… In fact, you may need to answer these questions sincerely before going any further …Do you enjoy being around children? If so, do you like them once they get older? The truth is that many people love the idea of having a baby in the home but don’t ever forget they will grow someday....< Less
The Promise: The Story of an Adoptive Mother and a Support Worker By Christen Shepherd, Lisa Highfield
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When Christen Shepherd adopted four children from foster care she jumped into the treacherous waters of raising traumatized children. Because of mammoth tantrums, explosive rages, destroyed rooms,... More > and unending grief, the Shepherds enlisted the help of a Child and Youth Counselor, Lisa Highfield. The Promise is a raw and compelling memoir. It offers insight into the behaviours of adopted and foster children, gives hope to struggling families, and is a must-read for adoptive parents who are at a loss after bringing wounded children into the family.< Less
Picking Up the Pieces: My Journey Through Adoption By Paula Charlebois
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The story of our family’s journey from infertility to 14 adopted children with special needs. A story of hope, heart aches and miracles. Paula Charlebois and her husband have fostered thirty... More > children. They have adopted twelve of these children and are the permanent legal guardians of two others. Paula wanted to tell their story so that more people might consider this as an option when planning their families.< Less
Picking Up the Pieces: My Journey Through Adoption By Paula Charlebois
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The story of our family’s journey from infertility to 14 adopted children with special needs. A story of hope, heart aches and miracles. Paula Charlebois and her husband have fostered thirty... More > children. They have adopted twelve of these children and are the permanent legal guardians of two others. Paula wanted to tell their story so that more people might consider this as an option when planning their families.< Less
The Forever Garden By Jan Marie Combs
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This is a cheerfully designed children’s story book about adoption and blossoming love. In a cheerful garden setting with bright and vibrant flowers, a story of adoption unfolds - an adoption... More > story resulting in blossoming love. This book has a simple but important message which is that every child is very special and holds an exceptional place in our garden of life. Written for adopted children and their older siblings or for anyone interested in adoption or family stories.< Less
Treatment of Choice By Mary King
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Dr. Lauren McFadden and her physical therapist husband Bryan leave their prestigious careers at St. Michael's Rehabilitation Center in Northampton, Massachusetts, after a final falling-out with the... More > chief administrator. The couple seizes the opportunity, starting with their new home in Lenox, in the Berkshire Hills. They’re ready to open the doors of the wheelchair accessible estate to homeless and profoundly disabled young people who need rehab. Bryan and Lauren soon discover, however, that it's going to take much more than physical and occupational therapy to repair the lives of Adam, Devon and Philip. The boys settle into their new surroundings, but then life tosses in another challenge—the college student hired to help around the house becomes the victim of a hate crime—is severely beaten—and is now a patient at the estate. Will the boys still accept Buddy when they find out he's gay? And when Noah is hired, can he move beyond his own scarred past and adjust to his new career as a therapist?< Less