Monthly Archives: February 2016

Yoga and Mindfulness for Adoptive Families

February 27th, 1:30-2:30 Empower Yoga LLC, 103 W College Ave #102, Appleton, WI 54911 Brought to you by the Post-Adoption Resource Center of Family Services: This class will focus on physical postures, breathing, and mindfulness while providing strategies for fostering mutual connections. Many adopted children come to their new families with a history of trauma

Fox Cities Sports Spectacular!

Monday, February 22, 5:30-7:00pm Appleton YMCA, 218 E Lawrence St, Appleton, WI 54911 Parent Connection will be hosting the Sports Spectacular event for dads or another special man in your child’s life, such as a brother, grandpa, uncle, or friend. The event will feature fun activities and games for guys and children 0-6. Suggested donation

TED Talk Tuesday: Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman

It’s that time of the week…and our featured TED Talk  features hosts of the parenting website, Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman. Sit back for a light hearted and honest 20-minute laugh in this relatable discussion titled: Let’s talk parenting taboos Enjoy!

Exciting Training for Adoptive Families and Adoptees!

The 31st OURS Through Adoption Conference! The 31st Annual OURS Through Adoption Conference is coming up! This is an event that is open for all prospective and post adoptive parents as well as children between the ages of 9-18. The OURS Through Adoption Conference is on Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. It

The W.I.S.E. UP Program's Upcoming Events for Adoptive Families

Good afternoon! There are several upcoming opportunities for adoptive families to participate in a WISE Up Conference. Please view the information below for more details and to learn about how to register.  Presented by the Wisconsin Post Adoption Resource Centers When it comes to handling questions and comments about adoption, kids need to be empowered

Attachment Training: February 18th, 2016!

Attachment is critical to healthy relationships. When a child comes to your care with a history of trauma, you can tell him that he is safe, wanted, and loved, but that isn’t always enough. Sometimes, there is a disconnect between thoughts and feelings and that can become the foundation for an insecure attachment, leading to

Healing Hearts Support Group for Adoption/Foster-Care Parents

Hello! In just a couple of weeks there will be a wonderful opportunity to attend a support group if you are an adoptive or foster care parent. Event details are below. Please contact the provided number for details.  Healing Hearts Adoption/Foster-Care Parent Support Group 3rd Tuesday of the Month February 16th –  6-7:30pm Guest Speaker: