1. Would you love to have a simple parenting tool you can start implementing right away that will help you build trust with your kids? There is one simple word that can make a huge difference… “YES!” An easy way to begin giving our kids more yes’s is to make a "Yes" jar. Once you fill your jar, tell your kids about it and be willing to say yes anytime they ask. Have fun saying yes and building trust in a new way!

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  2. Knowing how best to handle lying is often a significant challenge for adoptive and foster parents. Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe offer insights to help parents effectively respond to lying while remaining connected with their child.

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  3. Watch as Michael Monroe talks about how parents can focus on their own voice -- how they say what they say -- to promote connection and understanding between themselves and their children.

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  4. Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe talk about the importance of meeting your child's needs with an appropriate balance of nurture and structure in order to prepare them to be successful later in life.

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  5. Adoptive and foster parents often need the help of professionals in order to meet their child's needs. But how do parents know which professionals to turn to? Watch as Dr. Karyn Purvis and Michael Monroe offer practical insight about how parents should view the role of professionals, and which criterion to use in selecting the right professionals to help bring about healing for their child.

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