Some children who have gone through the foster care system or the adoption process have a difficult time showing affection to their new caregivers. This is commonly know as an attachment disorder. On the other hand, a child may be too easy to show affection for caregivers. Many may see this as not a problem, but this too is an attachment disorder. Kristin Berry, an adoptive mother, writes an instructive article about how to handle the “other side” of attachment disorders. She hopes that these tips will help caregivers encourage healthy bonding.
To read the article, visit Adopting.org.