Rachel Garlinghouse

Rachel is a mom, wife, writer, and dance-party extraordinaire.


Rachel Garlinghouse is the author of three books, including Come Rain or Come Shine: A White Parent’s Guide to Adopting and Parenting Black Children. She writes about adoption, type 1 diabetes, and motherhood over at www.whitesugarbrownsugar.com. Rachel and her family live in St. Louis.


St. Louis, MO



Fun Facts

  • Myself, in three words or less:

    Passionate, enthusiastic, creative.

  • The first thing people notice about me:

    My loud voice and piercing hazel eyes.

  • The one piece of advice I’d give to a new parent:

    Don’t listen to parenting advice; no parent really knows what he/she is doing

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