AF readers find creative ways to balance career and family. In this special report, we share some of their best advice.
Your child might love hugs and cuddles to reinforce attachment. Diana Schwab, M.Ed., LSW, suggests other ways you can affirm your bond at those times when cuddling’s not appropriate.
The more you involve the grandparents (and aunts, uncles, and cousins, too) in you adoption process, the more your child feels like part of the clan.
A parent who recently adopted asks if letting her toddler son “cry it out” is the best way to go with regards to attachment. Diana Schwab, M.Ed., LSW, answers.
Have you been hit by the terrible twos? Sign language can be a great way to help your child communicate their needs before they can speak.
Some children regress as a way of escaping to a less stressful time.
Our toddler bonded very quickly with our immediate family, but she still refuses to allow anyone else to hold her, including our relatives. Is this normal for a two-year-old?
When I vowed that my child would get as many bedtime songs as she wanted, I hadn't counted on this particular child's determination.
A newly adopted toddler may ignore or even push away one parent. Here's how to cope and earn his trust.
I learned that the ultimate gift of love comes not from the receiver, but from the giver.
The wait seemed endless. To fill the days — and focus my hopes — I painted, sanded, stenciled, and gradually gave shape to our baby’s place in our home.