Climbing Through Family Chaos details the conflict in T.J. Kyri’s life, from marriage to adoption to divorce, despite being a conflict resolution professional. It describes her harrowing mission to adopt her older daughters from Ukraine and then blend them with her biological sons, one with special needs.
Up-Rooted separates the fantasy from reality in adoption, as the abuse T.J.’s children suffered gets turned against her, Up-Rooting her from the family she fought to create. Up-Rooted shows the injustices of both the court system, as well as mediation, from the eyes of someone trained in both. While trying desperately to stay positive throughout the chaos, T.J. shows how to endure challenges and reclaim life.
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About the Author
T.J. Kyri is the author of articles on bullying from the playground to the workplace, and the divorced mother of four children, adopted and biological, making her no stranger to multiple sides of conflict. She resides with some of her kids some of the time, her dogs and her boyfriend in Westchester, New York.