what we’re reading: 7.2.15

July 2, 2015 Liberty, What We're Reading 1 Comments

It is our pleasure to bring you another episode of What We’re Reading. We have a long list of traveling family blogs to share with you. These people are becoming lovingly acquainted with the heat of summer in Guangzhou and other regions of China, Lord bless them all!

Thank you to everyone who shared their links and blogs with us!

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Ashley Ann from Under the Sycamore has teamed up with the Morning Star Foundation for an amazing outpouring of love and support called “The Love Project.” The purpose of the project is to raise funds for surgeries for children in China. Sounds amazing, doesn’t it? Well that’s not all. The funds will also assist in family preservation and abandonment prevention efforts, so amazing! Go read more about it and treat yourself to one of the beautiful prints which support the project.

A few weeks ago Jean debated whether she shares too much about her family and children on her blog. She courageously concludes that, “If even just one child comes home to their forever family because of our sharing, it was worth it.”

A Berry from China ponders what life is like for the child they are awaiting. What is life like for this child they do not yet know? Life in an Orphanage is a short and sweet essay as this family waits for their son.

In A Perfect World for Special Needs Moms, Katie dreams of how life could be better for those of us who are mothering children with special needs. Can you relate to any of the scenarios she mentions? Can you relate to the fatigue she mentions at the end of the post? And most importantly of all, do you acknowledge Him and give each day to Him?


Have you ever wondered how many children are on the CCCWA shared list? How many are waiting on the list to be chosen? The Red Thread Advocates do a great job of explaining the numbers, the ages, genders, and so forth. Go over and become better acquainted with the make-up of the list.

Show Hope shares with us 9 Powerful Stats About the Orphan Crisis. These statistics are eye opening and highlight the importance of continued awareness and involvement for each of us.

Do you like learning about the different ethnic groups in China? If you do, then you must check out this compilation of Family Portraits which represent all the different ethnicities found in China. These pictures are so beautiful!

The 2015-2016 U.S. News Best Children’s Hospital rankings have been announced. We all aim to obtain the best possible care for our children. Taking into account these rankings and talking to parents who have walked a similar road can be very helpful as we advocate for our children with special needs. Connecting with a Mentor Mom can also an invaluable step to take.



Krissi with her precious son Bear who was adopted in June

In China now (or super soon)…
Crazy Blessed
One Love, One Family
A Miracle for Meg
From Great Wall to Great Lakes
Bringing Home Holland
Joy In the Waiting
Strengthen My Hands
Bringing Charlie Home
White House Adventures

And just home from China…
His Grand Design
Blessings Beyond
This Little Sparrow
A Sister for Mia
Love Hope Adopt
Trusty Party of Six
Beautiful Chaos
Tea in Fairyland
Growing Beards
Mama of a Big Bunch of Kids

Getting close to travel for your little one in China? Share the link HERE.

Thank you for joining us for another What We’re Reading, see you again in August!


One response to “what we’re reading: 7.2.15”

  1. daniellem02 says:

    awesome! thank you so much for this blog list. always looking for new ones.

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