Allowing Others To Be Obedient …

I definitely think one thing I learned quickly after bringing home our precious SN angel is that I could not be everything to everyone all the time … If God was truly calling us to this journey that was hard, came w/ many sleepless nights, required more in a day than I had, and required […]

Making the right choice…

Our first experience with the special needs adoption matching process was in January 2006. 3 months earlier we had completed the adoption of our daughter Kiah from the China Non Special Needs (NSN) program. The path for that program is relatively simple. Apply to agency, complete homestudy and dossier, send dossier to China, get Log-In-Date […]

Whatever Wednesday

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 […]

adopting SN step one: choosing an agency

Often I am asked, “How do I get started? We have decided we want to adopt a child from China through the special needs program, but what do we do next?” So, although I am definitely no expert, I offer my best effort in answering that very question. The entire China program (NSN and SN) […]

Giveaway Winner!

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This weeks Giveaway winner is The Womble Times! Head on over to WildOlivetees.com and pick out a tee. Then email Amie@wildolivetees.com with your design choice, fit, size as well as your mailing address. If you would like to get in on the action too, become a follower of the No Hands But Ours blog, and […]

FTIA

FTIA, a well-respected adoption agency, has recently made public their individual list of waiting children from China. Visit here to learn more.

Whatever Wednesday

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 […]

She’s Very Albino, Isn’t She?

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Why, yes. Yes, she is. Or should I have said, “What would make you say that?” Or maybe, “And you’re very rude, aren’t you?” Only the person who asked the question isn’t rude. She’s Sassy’s jazz teacher, and she’s a very nice person. So, imagine my surprise when I walked into the dance studio last […]

Wild Olive winner week #3!

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It’s Saturday. You know what that means… a new Wild Olive winner! Congratulations to Sara at Football and Fried Rice! Email me at stefanie@wildolivetees.com and let me know what Wild Olive Tee you’d like! We will be giving away two more tees over the next two weeks, so there is still plenty of time to […]

Kids need to find families now

Please visit our Children Who Wait page, there are several little ones who must find homes quickly. $2500 grants are available to qualified families.