Whatever Wednesday

August 19, 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.

She’s chunky adoptive parents (China) Aaron and Erica at Praying for You You… six months later, her parents rejoice at how much she’s grown

Committed!adoptive momma (China) Michelle at Day by Day… two years after adoption, their commitment didn’t waiver, through some more-difficult-than-average times involving an autism-spectrum and RAD diagnosis

It’s Already Happening Again!adoptive momma (China) Sally at Bryson Makes Eight!… two weeks after his last casts, Bryson’s heel begins to turn in yet again

Skin Diseases in Internationally Adopted Kidsadoptive momma (Vietnam) Laurie Good at Pho For Five… about a LARGELY under-diagnosed or misdiagnosed skin condition called acropustulosi, which is associated with children previously diagnosed with scabies

A Day in the Life…adoptive momma (Russia, domestic and Liberia) Wife to the Rockstar at Adoption Connect… a day in the life with a child who has attachment issues

Learning as We Go…
adoptive momma (China) Shirlee McCoy at And Then There Were Seven… parenting a child, any child, teaches you that different is beautiful

Reflecting on Gotcha Day
adoptive momma (China) Rina at Bringing Home Mya… thoughts two years after they met their daughter for the first time

Lo and Behold
adoptive momma (China) Wuxi Mommy at Our Wuxi Girl… doctors said Maia would probably never be potty-trained, but she’s doing it

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