You’re not in Kansas anymore

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I’ve told the editors of this blog that I am running out of things to write about regarding the special need that Jubilee (that’s my daughter) has. It simply doesn’t matter to us any more that she has a skin deformity on her torso. It will matter to her one day, no doubt, but we […]

Accident, Mafia Style #2

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Another “accident” Me:  Uuuuuh, what was that crash?! Wife:  Ummmm… I don’t know. Me:  What happened?  Was it something outside? Wife:  Oh, uh, yea.  The table broke. Me:  The table broke?  How? Wife:  … uuuuuuhhhhmmmm… Me:  *looking outside*  I guess the wind caught it and tipped it over? Wife:  Yea!  That’s it!  I saw the whole thing!  The wind just picked it up, and […]

adopting SN step two: the paperchase

This is the second post (read first post here) that attempts to answer the oft asked question:“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?” Once you’ve chosen an agency, the real work begins. It’s time to […]

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) […]