Children’s Needs: Two to Six Years

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker talks about children’s needs between two years of age and six years of age. The two to six year period also has a theme on our needs chart. That theme is reliability. the There are eight foundational needs listed in the chart. Then there are seven interactive needs. She talks about each and every …

Children’s Needs: Birth to Two Years

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker talks about children’s foundational needs and interactive needs. She gives an overview of children’s needs divided into the five periods of a child’s life, then she goes into more detail about the various needs of a child during the first period, which is from birth to two years of age. — …

ANW 006 | Triggers

Defusing Triggers- Pre And Post Trigger Practices

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker talks about diffusing triggers. She provides suggestions on what you can do before, during and after you find yourself in a place where you are being triggered by the actions or words of your adopted child. She also explains what a trigger is and how you can determine that you are being triggered. — Listen …

ANW 005 | Focus

Focus On The Reason, Not Behavior

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker talks about a quote from Tony Robbins and relates it to being an adoptive parent and how to relate, connect and understand your adopted child better. The quote is: There are three decisions that we all control each moment of our lives. What to focus on, what things mean and what …

ANW 004 | Adopted Child's Behavior

Uncover the Real Reason Behind Your Adopted Child’s Behavior

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker talks about your adopted child’s behavior not being what they sometimes seem to be, the importance of communication and the relationships created through adoption. She also shares how many things in the early life of the child, actually even pre-birth, can have an impact on this. — Listen to the Episode …