(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Attachment: The formation by a child of significant and stable emotional connections with the significant people in its life. This process begins in early infancy as the child bonds with one or more primary caregivers. A failure by a child to establish these types of important connections before... [more
See Also: reactive attachment disorder, attachment disorder
Articles About "Attachment"
EMDR: A Power Tool in the Treatment of Attachment
The Attachment Disorder Center of Minnesota, a division of Eden Prairie Psychological Resources (EPPR) was established in January, 1995. From the first, we incorporated EMDR in all phases of treatment. Our methodology includes nurturing holding by parents, narrative therapy, cognitive... Social Worker: Adoption: The Elementary School Years
First grade is when "real school" begins. Six-year-olds now have reached the age when they are required to sit still, pay attention and learn to read and write. During these years, they will gain a new sense of independence as they ride to school on the bus alone and negotiate the... The Child\'s Point of View
It is often the case that parent's of children with Reactive Attachment Disorder feel anger toward their child. They blame the child for the pain they are now living through. It is hard to see Reactive Attachment Disorder as an illness. We see the behavior, not the ill child. We need to start... Adopting a Child in Britain
Adoption Allowance: Regular payments by an adoption agency to an adoptive family, either to help financially with caring for a child who has expensive special needs (enhanced adoption allowance), or to help a family adopt who would otherwise not be able to afford to do so. They can be applied for...
"Attachment" in the News
Attachment parenting? Take a break.
Attachment parenting as a movement has its supporters and its critics. No matter where you fall, caring for yourself is as important as caring for your baby. Hail to women warriors and power abs!
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[caption id="attachment_107624" align="alignright" width="300"] Victor and Yeng (Victor's Instagram)[/caption] Yeng Constantino is now engaged to boyfriend Victor Asuncion. Today, March 8, Yeng posted on her Instagram account @yengconstantino a photo of two hands...
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"Attachment" in the Adoption Blogs
November 16, 2013, 2:01 am
As I walked today I remembered some of the seasons of my life. I tend to introspect and let it go, but it was more of a controlled flow. In sharing my testimony today with a friend, I skimmed over one of the most life changing events in my life.
More than choosing to live... One Name to Unite Us?
October 25, 2013, 7:36 am
When I got divorced last year, it made sense for me to keep my married name. I got married during graduate school, so my entire post-education career had been conducted under that name. It was my daughters' last name and I had no intention to ask them to change it. It would be simpler to deal... 5 years later
December 30, 2013, 3:10 pm
I am convinced that I should write a book. Do something amazing. Oh wait, I did.
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Five years ago, on a cold and snowy evening I gave birth to a son. I called him Phoenix (AP named him Jimmy). When I...
"Attachment" in the Adoption Forums
Making the choice to stay home
March 6, 2014, 12:12 pm
I have always wanted to be a stay at home mom but it's so hard to give up the extra income. Now that we have 3 kids with all their appointments and activities I am feeling overwhelmed and exhausted! I am considering making the move to be a stay at home mom sooner than planned because frankly cannot...
When do they start this?
March 2, 2014, 2:01 am
In your experience, when do babies start developing that attachment issue where they cry if you leave their line of sight and fuss when they have been with someone they aren't used to? sugarplum seems like she is doing this already but I don't remember my bio kids doing this at just a few months. I...
Feeling Pretty Darn Good!
February 28, 2014, 9:23 pm
Tonight my parents visited us and we have not seen them for quite awhile, several months at least. Keko and Pepa were thrilled about seeing Grammie and Grandpa. :)
But my mom just was gushing on about how much Pepa has changed and how healthy and beautiful she is now, which made me realize what...
March 3, 2014, 9:52 pm
We got a call today! I'm waiting to hear back from CW (hopefully tomorrow morning) on 19 month girl. Here's what I know:
-she's in a foster home currently has been since less than 6months
-speech delays, problems with tubes in her ears (maybe why she has speech issues?)
-needs lots of...
Stories About "Attachment"
A Milestone with My Romanian Daughter
Tonight I sent my 14-year-old daughter off to a Christmas Around the World festival--with her father to be her escort and assistant. She came here nine years ago from the mountains of Transylvania.... My Relationship with My A-Parents
I am 31 years old and was adopted at 3 months. I have known my whole life that I was adopted. When I tell people that I've been with my aparents my whole life, they react as if I should have an... A Success Story
I am a child who was adopted by a loving home and this story is from my point of view. My mother adopted me as a single parent, so it has been just me and her since I was 7. I was permanently taken...
"Attachment" on Adoption.com
Attachment - Adoption - Adoption.org
Attachment 22 - Docstoc.com. Supporting documents for the main Lockheed Fire investigation. Some information had been redacted due to its sensitive and/or private nature as it could otherwise likely effect court proceedings. Posted by the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
Trauma and Attachment - Adoption Library. Articles ...
I have worked in social services and mental health for over 22 years and I cannot remember a child I have met who has not been exposed to a family setting that included drugs and alcohol. This may be due to the fact that I have worked in community mental health, ...
Attachment & Bonding - Page 13 - Adoption.com Forums
10-12-2007 09:22 PM by aspenhall. 4: 714 : video to make you cry. mrsred. 10-10-2007 10:42 AM by Lylac. 10: 759: ... Insecure/attachment 2 mth old???? Forever_family. 09-07-2007 05:40 PM by Forever_family. 2: 505 : Attachment Infant/Toddler. atouchofheaven. 09-04-2007 10:42 AM
adopting two year old? - Adoption.com Forums
hi, our toddler turns 2 in a few weeks. sniff!!!! poor kid, and poor us. i knew when we chose to adopt a toddler we'd miss a few milestones (some holidays, fun times, etc.).
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