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Building Attachment From Day One In Country: by Melissa Nichols and Todd Nichols

Do you have a game plan for building attachment when you travel to meet your future child?  The Family Attachment Center of Minnesota has some great games and resources for families just beginning and those that are already home.  Whether your child is at risk for attachment disorder or not, these are great games to reinforce intimacy between the parent and child relationship.  Be sure to print this and take it with you when you travel!  

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Parenting Adopted Children: Why it is so Difficult!

I came across this article written on a blog site called Emerging Mama. The writer, Monica, does a great job of explaining why this is so. 1,557 more words


Finding Higher Ground

Today, I woke up on the wrong side of the bed. I am groggy, tired, and sensitive. I am not fun to be around. Realizing this, I seek strength beyond my own, higher than my own. 118 more words


God's Joy in Your Presence

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.” Psalm 16:11… 156 more words


What does Acceptance actually mean?

I blogged about acceptance before, in fact you can read my blog here. That was 2 years ago now. And I think acceptance for me is changing. 462 more words


The danger in assuming love will conquer all.

When Zach and I were getting married I wanted to engrave “Love conquers all” on our wedding bands. Like most unmarried 20-year-olds, I had no idea what it took to stay married but I had a whole lot of love for words and Zach and I assumed those would be enough to get us through our decades together. 1,332 more words



Attachment is greater when it comes to manifesting relationships than many other things in life, as they are something one was most likely taught to “need.” 51 more words