Whatever Wednesday

January 5, 2011 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.

But Would People Adopt If They Knew The Worst?adoptive momma (domestic) Dorothy at (Sub)Urban Servant… on why she shares “worst-case scenarios” with potential adoptive parents

A Reason to Celebrate!!!
adoptive momma (China) Rebekah at Our Neck of the Woods… no! more! catheter!

A Very Special Doctor!adoptive momma (China) Diana at First a Pearl, Then Two Rubies… expressing gratitude for Doctor Steve

Post-Christmas Update on Katie Crameradoptive momma (Guatemala) LisaS at Adoption Under One Roof… an update on Katie Cramer, a Chinese-adoptee diagnosed with leukemia

My Learning Curve: The Rocking Chair Challenge
adoptive momma (Ethiopia) Lisa at One Thankful Mom… on an attachment therapy she recently introduced

A Little Bit of Downs (X Post)
adoptive momma (China) Sally – That Girl! at My Life My Desire… on sharing with her mom that her future daughter has an extra chromosome

What You SHOULD Say To A Special Needs Familymom MarJH at the group blog 5 Minutes for Special Needs… helpful things to say to a family that is blessed to parent a child with special needs

Sledding Fun
adoptive momma (Guatemala and China) Karin at Our Treasures From Afar… just a fun day on a snowy hill

A Long and Much Overdue Susu Updateadoptive momma (China) Wuxi Mommy at Our Wuxi Girl… on speech therapy, attachment and healing emotional hurts

In Need of Encouraging Wordsadoptive momma (China) Jean at There’s No Place Like Home!… on older child adoption and language acquisition

The power of progress, no matter how “small”mom Ellen at To The Max… on her son’s “small” progress in developing better fine motor skills

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