What is most needed by an adoptive parent?

We’ve recently had a camp for foster and adoptive parents in a secluded and picturesque settlement in Arges County. During this camp we were able to go into details concerning the competent care of children with a history of trauma. Participating families shared their experiences and we all left the camp enriched and refreshed. While…

Caring for Caregivers: A Critical Component of Improving Childhood Wellbeing

Research and common knowledge both suggest that the most influential relationship in a child’s life is with his or her caregiver.  A strong caregiver relationship can limit the effects of trauma, increase a child’s confidence and independence, and empower a child to explore life from a safe base.  Therefore, caring for caregivers- and coaching them…

Tzuby’s Kids – One year review

At the end of 2013 we have decided that my wife should take a sabbatical leave. We were not sure for how long and what she would be doing during this time but we were praying, according to Ephesians 2:10, that God will show us the good works He “prepared beforehand, that we should walk…

The most important need of a child

Last week we’ve been in a summer camp for abandoned children from Bucharest, Romania. At first sight, it was a fantastic time for kids. Games, good laugh, songs, jumpers and swimming pools, they have all contributed to a week full of joy. The weather was wonderful and the sunsets just amazing. After sunset, the kids…