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Garden of Eagan · 10M ago

Therapy Room Project

When we were looking for a new house, one of the things on our list of "must haves"was spa...
Garden of Eagan · 11M ago

Do you know what October is?

Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

Another 12

My dearest Audrey,Today you are 12.  Two and a half years ago you arrived on US soil a scared, traumatized, anxiety filled little girl. You couldn't do anything for yourself yet, but you wer...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

12

This guy...12 years old today. His second birthday with our family. When he got up this morning, as he was coming up the stairs Dean and I started singing "Happy Birthday". He got the BIGGES...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

The Lasting Effects of Neglect

This is circulating around social media today. What happens when an infant is severely neglected, goes hungry, and then grows up? This happens. I see so many things, with three of our kids i...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

Parenting Our Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)

My friend Meredith Cornish is the parent of many biological and adopted children. She periodically "thinks out loud" as she processes things that are happening in their journey as a family t...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

Parenting Our Children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD)

My friend Meredith Cornish is the parent of many biological and adopted children. She periodically "thinks out loud" as she processes things that are happening in their journey as a family t...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

Some good news with a little drama

Angela pretending to watch tv, but really trying to think of more things to talk about to keep the  male nurse in her room longer.Well, yesterday was pretty interesting. Apparently there was...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

Today is the Day!!

We've been so busy with projects around here that this event nearly escaped having a blog ...
Garden of Eagan · 1Y ago

16!

One thing about adopting older kids, is they don't stay little very long. Axel is 16 today...