what we’re reading links : 10.17.2014

October 17, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

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From the last few weeks (okay, it might be more like months… but it was summer, y’all), some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d …Read More

what we’re reading links: 7.22.2014

July 22, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

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From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it. To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading links: 6.18.2014

June 18, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it. To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading links: 5.23.2014

May 23, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

These past two weeks have been chock-full of news stories relevant to the China special needs adoption community! Here are some of our favorite articles and blog posts about parenting an adopted and/or special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What …Read More

what we're reading: 5.8.2014

May 8, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it… To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading: 4.24.2014

April 24, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 1 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it… To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading: 4.3.2014

April 3, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it… To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading: 3.20.2014

March 20, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you’ve read or written something you think would be a good addition to a future What We’re Reading post, we’d love to hear about it… To share a blog post or news …Read More

what we're reading :: we're back

March 6, 2014 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

Because you asked so very nicely. Thanks to those of y’all who messaged, commented and emailed, we have officially revived our What We’re Reading feature. If you’re not familiar with What We’re Reading, it began 5 years ago as a once-a-week post by Tonggu Momma to share links that encourage, inspire, enlighten and inform those …Read More

what we're reading: links

October 23, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 1 Comments

From the last several weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What We're Reading: Links

September 11, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What we're reading: links

August 22, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

A disclaimer: It’s summer and I have been sadly remiss in posting our What We’re Reading links… I’ve been a slacker. Forgive me! Additionally, our No Hands But Ours email was not working properly, but this has now been resolved. If you emailed us a link or post over the last few months, please don’t …Read More

what we're reading: links

June 21, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 1 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

what we're reading: links

May 24, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the blog …Read More

what we're reading: links

May 9, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 1 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What We're Reading: {Links}

April 25, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 10 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What We're Reading: {Links}

April 4, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 1 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

what we're reading: links

March 22, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 2 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What we're reading Wednesday: Links

March 9, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. In the news: …Read More

What we’re reading Wednesday: links

February 22, 2012 by nohandsbutours cl/cp, schizencephaly, Stefanie, travel tips, what we're reading 2 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. From the blog …Read More

What we're reading Wednesday: links

February 8, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption and/or parenting a special needs child. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at nohandsbutours@gmail.com. From the blog …Read More

What we're reading Wednesday: links

January 11, 2012 by nohandsbutours Stefanie, what we're reading 0 Comments

From the last few weeks, some good stuff we’ve read that relates to adoption from China and/or parenting a special needs child from China. As always, if you are a traveling family, or have posted something, or read something, that you’d like to share here on No Hands But Ours, please let us know at …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesday: Links

December 15, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Nicole, from the Chryst Family blog, shares about ‘Saying Yes‘ to adopt daughter Brooklyn six months ago. She also details much that has transpired since: traveling to China, a cleft-lip surgery, and falling madly in love with their little girl. Jaime, from Hope Written, chronicles her daughter Elisyn’s journey since arriving home with a severe …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesdays: Links

November 30, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

David Platt, author of Radical and pastor of The Church at Brook Hills, is in China with his wife and two sons to bring home a little girl from MaoMing. He has chronicled the journey to adoptive parenthood beautifully, I encourage you to begin reading here and continue. Their new addition, Mara Ruth, is positively …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesday: Links

November 16, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Johanna, from Stop and Smell the Flowers, is mom to Tahlia, who is still waiting in China. Johanna shares about Tahlia’s special need of cleft lip and palate, the preparations they are making for her arrival home and how they came to be a family, even though they were initially intimidated by her new daughter’s …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesday: Links

October 27, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Incredibly inspiring video of a college-aged girl, Scout Bassett, adopted from China when she was 9. She was abandoned as a toddler with severe burns (and eventually lost her leg), but now runs, bikes and swims competitively, all with an amazing courage and determination. Beautiful Emme Jade’s family recently found out that she had a …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesday: Links

October 12, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

You’ve certainly heard about Steve Jobs’ (of Apple fame) passing from pancreatic cancer. But did you know he was adopted as an infant? Read the article Steve Jobs Changed the World: Adoption Changed His, written by another adult adoptee, Ryan Bomberger. I also encourage you to watch Ryan’s video about his own experience being an …Read More

What We're Reading Wednesday: Links

August 10, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Some posts that came to our attention this week… They Say Good Things Come In Threes at Just Haven’t Met You Yet where adoptive mom Sandra shares her exciting news of a referral, shortly after making the difficult decision to switch agencies. She was matched with a little girl with cleft lip and palate just …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

June 29, 2011 by nohandsbutours traveling families, what we're reading 0 Comments

Gwen, mom to Sarah, chronicles their journey at 4 Boys and a Little Lady. Sarah, who came home in 2008 with a special need of cleft lip, originally had her lip repaired in Beijing and recently had her lip repair revised. Shecki, mom to Hannah, shares about her daughter’s journey to get fitted for a …Read More

Whatever Wednesday: This Week, Thoughtful Thursday!

May 20, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Whatever Wednesday’s links were delayed this week. I’ll be taking them on until Stefanie and TongguMomma are ready to regroup. Please send any useful, brilliant or thought-provoking posts you write or see to me at KJ@raisingdevils.com. I’ve been reading Laura Catoe’s blog of late, and if you’re considering albinism as a special need, her posts …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

May 13, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

On Wednesdays (and sometimes on Fridays) we post links 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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

May 4, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

Each Wednesday we post links 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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

April 13, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

April 7, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

March 30, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

March 23, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

March 16, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

March 9, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

March 2, 2011 by nohandsbutours what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

February 17, 2011 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

February 2, 2011 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

January 19, 2011 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

January 12, 2011 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

January 5, 2011 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

December 22, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

December 15, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

December 9, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday (on Thursday)

November 18, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

November 10, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More

Whatever Wednesday

November 3, 2010 by nohandsbutours TongguMomma, what we're reading 0 Comments

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 …Read More