Posts Tagged ‘toddler adoption’

Brain Scan Difference Diagnosis And The Waiting Child

Many countries pre-screen adoptable children with a CT scan or ultrasound of the head.  These children are often labeled with a variety of “brain scan differences” while presenting as a child with normal and appropriate development for their age.  What is a “brain scan difference” and what does it mean in the future development and Read more…

Adopting a Child with a Cleft Lip and Palate

There currently 3 boys born with cleft lip/palate waiting to find famileis through one of our popular programs in Asia.  My own brother was born with this need and in my personal experience, this need has not impacted my family or my brothers life in a negative way.  Purusing the web for information to share Read more…

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The Children Still Waiting

Over Thanksgiving week 12 advocates travelled to spend a week with 12 children from one of our partnership orphanages. The trip was an amazing journey for all of us! We have successfully found families for 7 of the 12 children and hope we can find the remaining 5 children loving homes.  Hallin, Joplin, Adeline, Lindberg Read more…

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Parents for Peppy!

Meet Peppy.  Peppy is an adorable 20 month old boy waiting for a family in Eastern Europe.  He was born with the umbilical cord wrapped around his neck.  He has been diagnosed with Hypotonia, or low muscle tone. Meet Zoe.  She was born to a family in the USA.  She was born with the umbilical Read more…

Down Syndrome does not Define ME!!!!

“I Won’t Let My Daughter With Down Syndrome Be Defined By A ‘List’” “When my daughter was diagnosed with Down syndrome, I was given a list. A list of potential features and problems to expect. This list is cold, emotionless and almost comes across as grotesque if you are reading it with fear already in Read more…

The Complexity of Asher’s Brain

Asher is a very cute and lovely almost 2 year old little boy. He has a complex anomaly of the brain – agenesis of the corpus callosum, cyst in frontal/anterior interhemispheric fissure, ventriculomegaly, hydrocephalus. Due to these complex brain anomalies he has a ventricle-peritoneal shunt (VPS). Even though he has trials in his early life Read more…

Waiting Toddler Boys in Ethiopia!

Our list of little boys waiting unmatched for families just grew this morning….it looks like seven new little boys will be added to our waiting child page sometime next week.  We would love to have loving families or single moms to match these darlings with.  If you have been considering an Ethiopia adoption and long Read more…