September 30, 2009

Whatever Wednesday

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.

Unexpected Success -- adoptive momma (China) Shirlee McCoy at And Then There Were Seven... an update after her daughter Cheeky's eye surgery

Uh-Oh! -- adoptive momma (China) Amy at Finally a Family of Five... success making the "o" shape with her mouth, after bilateral cleft surgery

-- adoptive momma (China) LMGNYC at La Bicicleta... $109 dollars in medical co-pays in a single day, plus two more appointments (possibly three), with a surgery likely

the many faces of life with piggy flu
-- adoptive momma (China) Ohilda at A Bouquet of Blessings... trying to survive the H1N1 virus while praying that her immune-compromised child doesn't catch it from anyone

Out of Surgery
-- adoptive (domestic) and foster momma Julie at Not just an Ordinary Life... Maisy is out of surgery AND she turned two today!

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