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 to …

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 here: …

ANW 003 - Communicate Better

Communicate Better By Understanding the Four Quadrants of Human Selfs

Welcome back to Adopted, Now What? In this episode, Becky Walker provides an overview of one of the basic concepts that she finds very helpful as an adoptive parent, which is the four quadrants that represent four human selfs. The importance of this in the adopted parent and child relationship is that there is often a thinking disconnect. Understanding these quadrants allows for you as …