Whatever Wednesdays

April 8, 2009 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 to raise awareness about a variety of special needs.

walking the line
adoptive momma (China) mama d at zarfing sunshine… a thoughtful post about advocacy and where to draw the line

Somewhere In Between
pharmacist turned stay at home mom Michelle, who regularly blogs at In the Life of a Child, at 5 Minutes for Special Needs… adjusting to life with a special needs child when crisis no longer looms on the horizon

A Little More About SuSuadoptive momma (China) Wuxi Mommy at Our Wuxi Girl… one three-year-old’s initial adjustment after adoption, while the family is still in China

They’re Off! adoptive momma (China) Mandi at The Journey Continues… her daughter Mylee’s tenth casts finally came off (club foot)

Cleft Exchange Day One
the team at Love Without Boundaries… a volunteer team arrived in China and began performing multiple cleft surgeries

Choosing Among Children
foster momma (India) Sarah Bess at Sarah’s Covenant Home… feeling pulled in so many directions because the needs are so great

There’s no such thing as a bad egg
momma to a special needs child Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary… a high school parenting experiment foreshadows her future motherhood

Speech Frustrationsadoptive momma (China) Cheri at Infinite Love… about her daughter’s significant speech delays, possibly apraxia of speech or dysarthria

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