January 19, 2011

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.

a noggin is a tricky thing
and an update for you -- momma Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary... navigating her son's hydrocephalus

Winter Wonderland and Shriners -- adoptive momma (China) at Treasures From Afar... her daughter's first fitting for her new artificial leg

Coincidence... or Not -- adoptive momma (China) Rebekah at Our Neck of the Woods... discovering that her older, biological daughter has amblyopia, right before adopting a child with cerebral palsy, who also possibly has vision challenges

25 Things That Make Special Needs Parenting Easier -- momma Ellen at To the Max... things that brighten the day of any parent

Her Heart -- adoptive momma (China) Holly at Purpose-Driven Family... learning more about their daughter's heart condition, which they originally thought had already resolved

Anything But Typical -- adoptive dad Michael Monroe (Mexico and Guatemala) at Adoptive Dads... on the blessings of parenting his atypical son

I Can't Heal Her Heart -- adoptive momma One Thankful Mom at A Bushel and a Peck... on turning over her daughter's emotional wounds to The Great Healer

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