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.
“S”now Day! — adoptive momma (China) Rachele at With One Step… a mom searches for fun speech therapy ideas that don’t feel like therapy
Can You Hear Me Now? — adoptive momma (China) Joanna at Waiting for Two… on her daughter’s microtia
What Now? — adoptive momma (China) Karin at Our Treasures from Afar… on her daughter’s (and others’) prosthetic limbs
Shapes — adoptive momma (China) Kathy at In The Waiting… on her daughter’s most recent accomplishment – learning shapes!
The Twinkle in Her Eye — foster parent in China Hannah at the New Day Foster Home blog… sharing the blossoming of one of their beloved residents
On My Own — executive director of Love Without Boundaries Amy Eldridge at the LWB Blog… a must-read on older child adoption
No me want to talk about myself! — adoptive momma (Haiti) Christine at welcome to my brain… on how the parents of children from hard places often use anger as a cover-up, too