Brenda McCreight, Ph.D., is a therapist, author, and consultant specializing in services for adoptive and foster families dealing with challenges such as FASD, ADHD, conduct disorder, attachment disorder, developmental delays, and cognitive impairment. Brenda is the author of “Recognizing and Managing Children with Fetal Alcohol/Syndrome” published by the Child Welfare League of America, and of “Parenting Your Older Adopted Child” published by New Harbinger Publications and “Eden’s Secret Journal: The Story of an Older Child Adoption” published by Adoption Press and “Help I’ve Been Adopted” by Tapestry Books. Brenda sees clients at her office in Nanaimo, British Columbia and she provides distance parent coaching by phone and by email. Most importantly, she is the mother of fourteen children and has seven grandchildren. She can be contacted through her web site at http://www.theadoptioncounselor.com
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Eden Sheridan spent years recovering from a traumatic childhood while re-inventing her life as a successful business woman. Now that the lakeside Inn she bought as an abandoned derelict and re-built as an upscale resort is ready for sale, she finds herself held back by a tangled relationship with her lover, and by the resentment that comes from her grown daughter. Then, the murders begin.
HEALING FROM HAZARDOUS PARENTING: How to Fix Yourself When You Can’t Fix Your Kid
This book is for parents who have raised children and youth with extremely challenging behaviors and who now seek ways to recover from the years of unrelenting stress. This isn’t a book about how you should have raised your child. It isn’t a book that blames your child, or you. The purpose of this book is to validate what you are experiencing now.
Bella Ann, age 10,waits anxiously for her new mom to find out about the terrible thing that is wrong with her, the thing that makes everyone give her away. After the first year, Bella Ann is settled in and happy. She begins to explore friendships, and she love
A collection of short stories, set in different eras, about people whose lives are challenged by betrayal, loss, and confusing relationships but find their own path to courage and redemption.
Good Enough: A Shay James Mystery
Shay is a teenage foster child who wants nothing more than to belong and she believes she has found her place at a run down stable. Her sense of belonging is threatened when the stable-owner is hurt by a mysterious attacker and in the aftermath decides to sell his horses if the criminal isn't found. Shay and her two best friends determine to find the criminal - at the cost of their own safety.
Cleah: The Lost Fury Chronicles The Otherworld
Long ago, in ancient Eire, lived a young orphaned slave named Cleah. Her life is shattered when raiders destroy her home and she is forced to find safety in the Otherworld, where fairies, trolls and dangers await. Cleah soon realizes that in order to survive and return to her own World, she must first learn to fight and to love; and, she must uncover the tangled truth of her origins.
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