Each Wednesday we post links from the previous week that touch on special needs adoption. Our hope is that these small snapshots provide you with a glimpse of life after adopting through China’s waiting child program… both the long-term blessings and the challenges that come with parenting a child with special needs. We also hope to raise awareness about a variety of special needs.
The Certainty of “Just Knowing” — adoptive momma (Korea) and adoption researcher Dawn Davenport at Creating a Family… a reader writes in, asking what should happen if one spouse feels certain that they have “found” their child, but the other spouse feels unsure
hoping for a parasite — adoptive momma (foster to adopt and Haiti) Kristen at Rage Against the Minivan… some tests showed unusual results which lead a mom to actually hope for a parasite
What’s Bugging Me Today — adoptive momma (China) Shirlee McCoy at And Then There Were Seven… a post that touches on navigating the waters of older child adoption
A turn down memory lane — adoptive momma (China) Nicole at The Baker Sweets… a momma shares her heart while she thinks back to her son’s condition at the time of a adoption
our road to an apraxia diagnosis — adoptive momma (Russia) Bethany at Life With Bubba, Chicky and Nicka… describing their journey to an apraxia diagnosis for her biological child, beginning with some blog comments left by speech-language pathologists (SLPs)