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Mama T
Therapeutic Parenting Coach
Therapeutic Parenting Coach

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My personal work is copyrighted and trademarked.  Just because this blog is no longer active does NOT mean my work is up for grabs and that anyone can use it without first asking for my permission, and then getting my permission in writing. For example, the...

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The Detached Parent
We've begun a new journey and I started writing a new blog in January 2016.  Please visit The Detached Parent : An Alternative Journey in Parenting Adopted Attachment Disordered Teens & Young Adults at

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It's Time
I haven't written anything here in a long time.  (I know.  I write that whenever I write here.)  I did post this as my Facebook status this morning though: "I am 55 years, 10 months, 3 weeks and 1 day old today.  My mother died at 66.  Both grandmothers at ...

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Hope Rising 2015 Retreat Registration Now Open
Trauma mama friends, self-care is so necessary for the job we do.  It is not selfish.  It is vital to our being able to properly care for the kiddos who so desperately need us, even if they don't think they do.  Take time to take care of you!  One way you c...

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Dear Church, Stop guilting Christians into adoption. Sincerely, Trauma Mama T
warning: This post is directed at Evangelical Christians (for lack
of a better term – because really it's about so many Christians in
various denominations). This is for Christians who know James 1:27
by heart and use it as a slogan to promote adopti...

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Setting Boundaries
Yesterday, I wrote about the very real need to make connection with other parents who are walking this walk, raising kids who are diagnosed with PTSD, RAD, ADD/ADHD, etc. (a.k.a. kids with traumatic pasts).  I wrote how important it is to find others who "g...

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Beyond Ourselves
This job is hard – really awfully,
draining & stressful hard sometimes. Over the past seven years
of raising kids who are healing from horrific trauma, I have learned
I cannot do this alone. Choosing a life as a trauma mama is the
greatest challenge and t...

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Where have you been, Trauma Mama T?
Almost a year. That's how long it's
been since I last wrote anything here. A lot can happen in that
amount of time and, well, it has. Frankly, I don't know where to
begin. Even following my freshman English comp teacher's advise to
“pick one thing and t...
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