iaia | Social Portal
15747
page-template-default,page,page-id-15747,ajax_fade,page_not_loaded,,qode_grid_1200,qode_popup_menu_push_text_right,qode-theme-ver-11.1,qode-theme-bridge,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-5.1.1,vc_responsive

Social Portal

1 month ago
Young man's gut-wrenching tribute to his foster parents: 'The little things meant the most'

In case you missed this wonderful story posted in a previous article. Lessons to be shared!
Here’s just some of what he wrote about that nerve-wracking first day in the care of new parents Bill and ... See more

After growing up in a violent and abusive home, 21-year-old Josh describes how normal, everyday parenting things changed his life...

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 month ago
Aging Out of Foster Care: Ashley's Story

"I wondered how any logical person could believe that a severely traumatized and depressed 18-year-old, with the emotional development of an eight-year-old, could keep a job that required her to set ... See more

Meeting Ashley I pulled in to a McDonald’s lot, parked next to a blue truck, and saw her for the first time. All I had been told about Ashley was t...

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 month ago
How Attachment and Parenting Style Affect Adult Relationships | Brain Blogger

Childhood experiences lay the groundwork for what will be our general attachment style throughout our lives, how we bond with another person, as well as how we respond emotionally when that person is ... See more

Psychology & Psychiatry 0 How Attachment and Parenting Style Affect Adult Relationships by PsychCentral | May 13, 2016 Childhood experiences are crucial to our emotional development. Our parents, who ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 month ago
Five Best Parenting Books You've Never Heard Of

For those of you interested in books on parenting. 2 mins read.

PexelsIs your bedside table stacked with books or muslins and wet wipes!? We've kept it so simple that we only chose five top books, the first of which is, in itself, the only book you might ever ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
1 month ago
www.nurseryworld.co.uk

"We argue there should be more of them. Every parent needs help. It’s back-up for all parents. That’s really key. Programmes also need to be universal to reduce stigma and encourage parents to ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 months ago
5 Attachment-Based Activities to Strengthen Parent-Child Relationships | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

If you are a parent and your relationship with your child has been strained for any reason, if you and your child don’t seem to be getting along very well, or if you simply want to strengthen the ... See more

I tried to teach my child with books. He gave me only puzzled looks. I used clear words to discipline, But I never seemed to win. Despairingly, I turned aside. "How shall I reach this child?" I ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 months ago
Boys not learning how to handle rejection has dangerous consequences

Interesting article, research based and easy read. "Many factors contribute to someone’s potential to react violently to romantic disappointment or relationship failure, but there is one element ... See more

You *can* take no for an answer.

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 months ago
'Quarter of adoptive families' in crisis

"The majority of adoptions involve children over the age of one, siblings and children with disabilities, who have been taken into care. Many have suffered trauma, neglect and abuse which can result ... See more

Over half of those surveyed by the BBC and Adoption UK reported living with a child who was violent.

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 months ago
The science on how your experiences as a toddler shapes who you are as an adult

Toddlerhood is likely the most physically aggressive time in our lives, as we learn strategies for getting what we want from others. Yet there is overwhelming evidence that we have an innate instinct ... See more

Toddlers may be ever so adorable but they can also be frustratingly poor at listening and respecting other people’s feelings. So how are they able to grow into social butterflies a decade or two ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
2 months ago
Advice on parents’ attachment to children in daycare

"The trend is increasingly common as more women join the work force. But along with that, many parents have become more concerned about their attachment to their children who may be away from them ... See more

In 2011, more than half of Canadian parents used child care services for their children under 4 years old, according to government statistics. The trend is increasingly common as more women join the ... See more

LIKE
LOVE
HAHA
WOW
SAD
ANGRY
Our Links
Latest Events