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How do I Create a Cool Down Spot?

Learning to recognize and regain control over strong emotions, before they escalate, is an essential life skill we all need. One of the many tools to help children learn this technique is by utilizing a cool down spot. Much like an adult who walks away when they are escalating to perform some deep breathing, a child can use these same techniques.  As we teach and model for our children what works for us, a cool down spot can help them learn what works for them.

What is RAD?

RAD or Reactive Attachment Disorder is something many new foster and adoptive parents have never heard of.  Frequently popping up in foster care and adoption social networking groups, it's evident that this is something we should all be trained to understand better.