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.
Good News Doctor's Appointment -- adoptive momma (China) Sally at Bryson Makes 8!... a wonderful visit with Bryson's doctor during the week of Thanksgiving
Heartbreaking -- adoptive momma (China) Sandra at The Daily Grind... describing her daughter's recent expressions of emotions about being deaf
Orchid Children -- adoptive momma (China) LMGNYC at La Bicicleta... describing the difference between an "orchid" child and a "dandelion" child, especially when looking at adoption
Sensory Processing Disorder, Sloan and Sunny San Diego (My Most Important Post) -- adoptive momma (Russia and China) Tisha at Privyet, Mei Mei!... a mom details her son's difficulties transitioning into first grade due to sensory issues, then describes how they are overcoming those difficulties
Pre-K Thanksgiving Party -- adoptive big sister (China) Monica at Journey With Reese... a recent visit with the eye doctor to check her optic pressure