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Danielle Pennel

Danielle Pennel

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  • attachmom
    In Denial About My Son's Attachment Struggles

    Trauma can be inherited.  In addition, to “The Primal Wound,” research is ongoing.  According to a recent article in, “Proceedings of the National Academy of…...

  • attachmom
    In Denial About My Son's Attachment Struggles

    Apparently, trauma can be inherited.  It seems you’ve read Nancy Verrier’s book, “The Primal Wound.”  But I recently came across an article about inherited trauma. …...

  • livlife
    Our Boy Is Our Joy

    I loved reading this! Thank your for sharing. We are getting ready to start the process of our baby adoption after many years of talking…...

  • catherinenz
    The Brave Ones

    “I made a simple comment that people who take on adopted kids are"braveā€.” And you can’t see how patronising that is?  Think about it. ...

  • Harrysue
    The Brave Ones

    I have met the boyfriend and a google of his name brings up the police logs. When I first spoke to the Principal of the…...

  • gqqfier15
    The Brave Ones

    I’ve got to think that one over when I’m more awake but I think I understand now. Jinx on the bad counselor comment. ...