waiting child highlight: focus on boys

November 18, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, boys, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

All of the boys featured in this post are on the shared list so their files can be obtained by any agency. These boys had the opportunity to attend a Bring Me Hope Camp this past summer. At the camp, American volunteers were able to spend time with these special children, working with them, playing …Read More

waiting child highlight: BAAS

November 16, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, BAAS, Children Who Wait 2 Comments

Update: All of the girls in this post have been matched! BAAS has a new orphanage partnership in the Sichuan province. This orphanage has never before been open for International Adoption and has many beautiful children available for adoption. BAAS is committed to finding families for these adorable, bright, articulate, communicative, and happy children. Contact …Read More

aging-out children

November 14, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, aging-out child, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Chinese law forbids adoption after the age of fourteen. The children highlighted below will all lose the chance of having a family by November or December of this year. A family would need to either be very close to having dossier sent to China or already be logged in with China to race to beat …Read More

waiting child highlight: vision issues

November 12, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Meet Gabe Gabe was born December of 2008. He was only 18 months when he first arrived at Bethel. He has had both eyes removed due to Retinoblastoma (cancer of the eye), but he has been cancer free for a few years now! He has two prosthetic eyes and the best smile! He is a …Read More

waiting child highlight: limb differences

November 9, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, Children Who Wait, limb difference 0 Comments

I am Tina, one of the Advocacy Coordinators for NHBO. I have an adopted son who was born with limb differences. It is amazing to see all the things he can do just as well as any other child. Here is a recent picture of him: Meet three adorable waiting children who were born with …Read More

aging-out children

November 8, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, aging-out child, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Chinese law forbids adoption after the age of fourteen. The children highlighted below will all lose the chance of having a family by November or December of this year. A family would need to either be very close to having dossier sent to China or already be logged in with China to race to beat …Read More

waiting child highlight: hearing loss

November 6, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, Children Who Wait 3 Comments

Meet Andrew Andrew is a very polite 9 year old who has been living in a wonderful foster home for the past seven months. He is deaf. He communicates with his peers and house nannies by pointing to objects and expressing his needs. He has begun learning sign language 3 times a week with an …Read More

waiting child spotlight: focus on thalassemia

November 2, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, Children Who Wait, thalassemia 3 Comments

Thalassemia is a genetic disease prevalent in Southern China. It is characterized by chronic anemia, which at its most severe form is treated by regular blood transfusions. Children with Thalassemia may also receive a daily medication to rid their body of excess iron. Children with Thalassemia are bright, joyful, and a delightful addition to any …Read More

aging-out children

October 29, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, Children Who Wait 0 Comments

Chinese law forbids adoption after the age of fourteen. The children highlighted below will all lose the chance of having a family by November or December of this year. A family would need to either be very close to having dossier sent to China or already be logged in with China to race to beat …Read More

waiting child highlight: Madison

October 26, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, Children Who Wait, Madison 0 Comments

Brittany Brittany is eleven years old and described as very bright. She is an excellent student who loves to learn. She is fond of drawing, listening to music, playing with puzzles, watching cartoons and reading. Her favorite toys are Barbie dolls. She has Cerebral Palsy, anemia, and uses a wheelchair for transportation. She gets along …Read More

waiting child highlight

October 23, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocating, Children Who Wait, Dillon 0 Comments

Jonathan Jonathan is an extremely joyful five year old. His smile lights up the room. He has been in foster care in Hunan through Love Without Boundaries for the past three years. He attends kindergarten. His special needs are scoliosis, hand and ear deformities. His needs do not slow him down at all. He is …Read More

aging-out children

October 18, 2013 by nohandsbutours advocacy; older child adoption, aging-out child, Children Who Wait 1 Comments

Chinese law forbids adoption after the age of fourteen. The children highlighted below will all lose the chance of having a family by November or December of this year. A family would need to either be very close to having dossier sent to China or already be logged in with China to race to beat …Read More

Bamboo Project Update

September 6, 2013 by nohandsbutours adoption situations, Children Who Wait, Desiree, Down syndrome 0 Comments

An update on the original guest post by Desiree from The Adoption Seed The Story of the Earth Suit: When I was preschool/early school age I was obsessed with space. With astronauts. With the space shuttle. With the stars. With all of it. In fact, at the height of NASA’s shuttle program, I remember being …Read More

The Bamboo Project

July 30, 2013 by nohandsbutours adoption situations, Children Who Wait, Desiree, Down syndrome 3 Comments

Guest post by Desiree from The Adoption Seed My sweet boy is amazing in a thousand incredible ways. Every day I am in awe of the miracle of his little life — that he lives and breaths and is thriving despite what his genetics & his culture had pre-destined for him. His evening dance-offs in …Read More