Entries by Michelle

Jaz

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect, Hexadactylia (two thumbs on each hand) Pictures & video from 2017 available. Adorable soon to be three-year-old Jaz loves to watch herself in the mirror. She enjoys clapping her hands, making sounds, and making the other kids very happy! Jaz loves her foster mother and early […]

Tags:
Categories:
, ,

Chloe

Girl, age 6 Blind Listed: June 2017 When Chloe came into care as a toddler, she was non-verbal and had little exposure to stimulation and affection. After being in her foster home, six-year-old Chloe is now speaking full sentences primarily in English, has good comprehension skills, eats on her own, dances, sings and laughs. She […]

Tags:
, , ,

Lily

Girl, age 12 Cerebral pasly, HIV Listed: June 2017 Known as Lily by her committed orphanage volunteers, she recently had a big celebration for her 12th birthday. Lily is described as a caretaker with a bright, warm and joy filled personality. She loves to wear new dresses and new shoes, play with baby dolls, read […]

Tags:
, , , , ,

Jenny

Girl, 6 years old Down syndrome, CHD (post-op) CO-5 Listed: June 2017 Jenny is a sweet 6-years-old girl with Down syndrome living in a children’s home. Jenny has been described as an affectionate and calm young girl who enjoys playing games and loves animals and other young children. It has been said that nothing brings […]

Tags:

GULLIVER for the Cochran Family — MS

Thomas (Rusty) and Rachel have been married for 11 years. They have two boys Hunter 10 and Mason 6. They felt a longing to adopt but didn’t know how until a family friend introduced them to Summer hosting. After conflicting schedule issues they had to regrettable turn down hosting after falling in love with sweet […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , , ,

Cameron

Boy, born 2011 Congenital hydrocephalus paraplegia and tetraplegia (spastic tetraparesis) partial atrophy of optic discs of both eyes additional chord of the left heart ventricle hernia Listed: June 2017 Look at the curls on this doll! Cameron is in urgent need of medical care!!

Tags:

EMMA for the Vincent family — FL

Jarret and April have been married for 10 years with three biological children. Their youngest daughter, Amelia, who is two, has Down syndrome. Here’s their story: We received Amelia’s suspected diagnosis of Down syndrome the day she was born. Basically a doctor walked in and said, “You know your daughter probably has Down syndrome, right?” […]

Tags: ,
Categories:

Tate

Boy, born 2016 Down syndrome & atrial septal defect Hk-4 Tate is a lovely and cheerful boy waiting for his adoptive family. Other than Down Syndrome and an atrial septal defect, Tate is a healthy little boy. He loves to hold toys and makes sounds to react to people. He is also able to roll […]

Categories:
, , ,

Elliot

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome and congenital heart disease (ventricular septal defect) Listed: June 2017 Elliot came into care when he was about one year old. He has . He receives physical therapy and can now walk unsteadily without help. He wears a walking aid. He can understand instructions and speaks in single words. […]

Tags:

Mikah

Boy, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Mikah is a healthy little boy with Down syndrome. He came into care when he was about nine days old and joined a foster family in November 2015. He gets along well with his foster family and has learned to say “baba” and “mama”. Mikah can walk on his […]

Tags:
Categories:
, , ,

Morgan

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down Syndrome, malnutrition and rickets Listed: June 2017 Morgan came into care when he was about three months old. His physical development is delayed, but he can crawl and will look toward his caregivers when they call him. If asked for a toy, he will hand it to you. He is […]

Tags:
, ,

Casey

Boy, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, thalassemia, congenital heart disease (periventricular septal defect) and malnutrition Listed: June 2017 Casey came into care when he was about two months old. Casey’s development is delayed. In March 2017 he could roll over, grasp a toy, and visually follow his caregivers movements. He has a ready smile and […]

, , ,

Nova

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome and CHD (ASD) Listed: June 2017 Nova is described as lovely and sweet. She is growing and developing well. She walks and jumps, she crawls and goes up steps with assistance. Nova likes listening to music and doing motions to songs along with her nannies and the other children. […]

PATRICK for the Romero family – MO

Please meet the Romeros. Teresa and Robert are the parents of two girls, a sixteen year old and a four year old. They are a family with strong faith. They always wanted to adopt, it was originally part of their family’s plan. However, they never felt financially secure enough to move forward. This past January […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , ,

Kennedy

Girl, born 2012 HIV, Other disorder of the nervous system Listed: June 2017 From a family that met her May 2017: She’s really adorable. She’s one of the children asking the nannies when her mama and papa are coming. She’s always smiling at us, waving and trying to show us what she was doing She will […]

Tags:
, , ,

Freddie

Boy, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome Listed: June 2017 Freddie was abandoned at 7 months old. He is diagnosed with Down Syndrome and funnel chest. Freddie’s medical information is 3 years old, but we do have some recent information from his orphanage. While we are working to get an updated medical for him, the recent […]

Tags:
, , ,

Patrice

Girl, born 2012 She needs family fast because she is facing transition to the institution Listed:  March 30, 2016 Microcephaly; other congenital hydrocephalus Localization-related (focal)(partial) symptomatic epilepsy and epileptic; syndromes with simple partial seizures severe mental delays, other congenital deformities of hip; Haemangioma; amenia, congenital malformation of larynx, convergent concomitant strabismus; optic atrophy; other cardiomyopathies

Tags:

V for the Parrish Family — GA

Anna and Steven have been blessed twice through adoption! Eddie joined their family in 2015, and Rosa came home in 2016. After years of infertility and fruitlessly pursuing domestic adoption, the Parrishes saw Eddie’s picture in 2014 and were smitten. Once home, in 2015, they quickly saw the difference that it makes for children to […]

Tags: ,
Categories:

LANDON for the Harmon family — UT

God has been working miracles in their hearts, and the Harmon family is adding a sweet little boy to their family! As their own four children slept safely in their beds, bellies full of food, hearts knowing they are loved, Nikki and Mikey wept as they scrolled through profiles of abandoned children who did not […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , ,

Luke

Boy, born 2007 PRC Sensitive special need Listed: June 2017 Luke has a sensitive special need – XY46. He’s in a very poor orphanage, where adoptive families have met him.   Luke is in a very under resourced orphanage in rural China where he is not able to attend school, lacks proper nutrition, and the opportunity to […]

Tags:
,

Kenneth

Boy, born 2009 Epidermolysis Bullosa Hk-2 Listed: June 2017 Kenneth is a happy little boy looking for a home. Kenneth suffers from a severe form of Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa. He also has severe recurrent blistering all over his body and recurrent buccal ulceration. He is also at risk of skin cancer. His skin is […]

Tags:
,

Nikko

Boy, born 2013 Hk-1 Listed: June 2017 Nikko is a sweet little boy looking for a home. Nikko has Congenital Hypoventilation Syndrome and Hisrschsprug’s Disease. He also suffers from Congenital Left Eye, Ptosis and Marcus Gunn Phenomenon.  Nikko has normal vision and hearing.  He is unable to speak but always makes sounds to show his […]

Tags:
, ,

Wesley

Boy, born 2002 Hk-3 Listed: June 2017 Wesley was born with multiple medical problems including a chromosomal abnormality, developmental delay, oropharyngeal dysphagia and aspiration (difficulty swallowing), bilateral mild hearing loss, left amblyopia (a lazy eye), left perthes disease (disease that affects the hips), and cleft lip and palate with repair done, and more. Wesley is […]

Tags:
, , ,

Parris

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect (post-op) Listed: June 2017 Parris is a pretty little three-year-old girl who is close to her caretakers. Parris was born with down syndrome and a congenital heart defect- ASD, which she had surgery for in July of 2016. She no longer has any heart concerns. Parris […]

Tags:
, , ,

Daisey

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome / thumb deformity Listed: June 2017 Meet Daisey! This little one is 2 years old, and has been in foster care for the past year. Daisey is a sweet baby girl, who has Down syndrome, and a small deformity of her left thumb. (Polydactyly is a congenital anomaly with […]

Tags:

KENNEDY for the Bouchard family — MO

The Bouchard family is so excited to be adopting again!  They have prayed for years for some of the older little girls on Reece’s Rainbow to find their forever families, so when God opened the door for them to be able to go back, they were so excited to begin Kennedy’s adoption.  Kennedy will have […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
,

May

Girl, 2 years old Atrial Septal Defect, premature birth, delayed psychomotor development Listed: May 2017 May was born prematurely and was faced with numerous surgical procedures, e.g. cardio surgical procedures and hernia repair. She has been diagnosed with loss in the intracardial and atrial septum. In 2014, she underwent a pulmonary banding and ligation of […]

Tags:
, , ,

Blaine

Boy, born 2009 PRC Downs Syndrome, right cryptochordism,  inguinal hernia with  undescended testicle Listed: May 2017 A family recently met sweet Blaine while adopting their son:  My son came home in December (2016) and talks non-stop about his friend. He talks about how this little one was nice to him, gave him food and shared […]

Tags:

OLIVER for the Robertson family — NJ

Trent and Amber have been married for eight years. They have three children. The oldest, an 11 year old daughter who joined their family with Amber, is a sweet, loving child who enjoys softball and soccer. Together, they have two young sons. The four year old is hilarious and loves helping Dad with yard-work and […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , ,

Adela

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Adela is a healthy little girl who has Down Syndrome. She came into care when she was about one month old, and joined a foster family in September 2016. She is close to her foster mom. Adela can stand with support and crawl on her hands […]

Tags:
, , ,

Savana

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Savana has Down Syndrome and congenital heart disease (PDA). She came into care when she was about 8 months old and has been living in the orphanage since that time. Savana can walk unsupported and say a few words. She likes playing on the slide and […]

Tags:
, , ,

Ilana

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Ilana is a healthy little girl with Down Syndrome. She came into care when she was about two days old, and joined her foster family in December 2015. She gets along well with her foster family and is especially close to her foster mom. Ilana can […]

Tags:

Harper Grace

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Harper came into care when she was less than a week old and joined a foster family in September 2015. She is close to her foster mother. She has Down Syndrome but is otherwise healthy. Harper can sit alone, crawl, and stand and walk with help. She imitates words […]

Tags:
Categories:
, , ,

Kai

Boy, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome  Listed: May 2017 Kai is a cute little guy who has Down Syndrome. He came into care when he was about two weeks old, and joined a foster family in September 2016. He is attached to his foster parents and knows how to say “mama” and “baba”. Kai mostly […]

Tags:

Leo Yi

Boy, born 2004 PRC PKU (Phenylketonuria) Leo has a team of advocates on his side, because we have all fallen in love with this sweet, gentle boy. Leo has PKU; this is a special need where his body does not process protein in a typical manner. Because he has not had a special vegetarian-type diet, […]

Tags:
Categories:

EMMA for the Parkinson family — VA

Mark and Rachel Parkinson have been happily married 16 years. We have three beautiful children.. Christian, Naomi and Ella. We have a fun farmette where we enjoy all of our animals and plenty of fresh air! Adoption has been on Rachel’s heart since she was a little girl…she dreamt of having her own orphanage one […]

Tags: ,
Categories:

Noah’s Birthday!

Noah has been home with his forever family for a year And now we get to celebrate with him as he turns two ! What better way to celebrate this little miracle then to help another waiting child find their happy ending like Noah did. One of the hardest things we ever had to do […]

Categories:

Stella

Girl, born 2010 Down syndrome Listed: August 3, 2016 NEW VIDEO!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSDRmbGeQds   From a family who met her in February 2017:  ” She is what would be considered “low functioning”. I would describe her as autistic, although autism is not listed in her chart. She is currently fed via tube inserted into her mouth to […]

Tags:
Categories:

EVITA for the Berna family — OH

Josh and Devin have been married for 10 years, and have 3 biological children. While never truly struggling with infertility, they have experienced the pain and loss of miscarriage, and the stillbirth of one of their sons. They cherish the precious lives of each of their children and are grateful for every child they have […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , , , ,

Bert

Boy, born February 2008 Listed: March 22, 2013 Bert has cerebral palsy; we don’t have any specific information   NEW VIDEO!!  A new video of Bert!!! He looks to still be in the baby house. He needs a family NOW! He is so adorable! Shareable video link: https://youtu.be/ZlnVHrFiH8k Bert’s younger brother, Ernie, has been adopted […]

Tags:

Anonymous Angels

This spot is for the Anonymous Angels group to make their donations for matching grants.   For additional information about the Anonymous Angels group, please contact Terri (gary_and_terri@hotmail.com).  

Categories:

ALVARO for the Klassen Family — Canada

Jason and Celeste Klassen were kids when they first met, but have now been married for 6 years. Once they decided they were ready for kids of their own, they decided to be a little unconventional! They wanted to start their family by adopting a child that needed a home, instead of making another one. […]

Tags: ,
Categories:
, , ,

Janie

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Listed: May 2017 Three-year-old Janie is a cute little girl who likes to smile and be with her caretaker.  She gets along well with the other children in her room and loves to ride the horse toy and play with toys that make sounds.  Janie has good […]

Tags:

Kelly

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome This beautiful child who could not be any more adorable is Kelly! Kelly is close to her foster mother and she likes playing with other kids. She likes playing with all sorts of toys, including balls, blocks, and a toy piano. She loves playing a game where you have […]

Tags:
Categories:
, , ,

Theresa

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Darling Theresa is close with and attached to her foster mother and early education teachers. She will laugh at her foster mother when she sees her coming and loves giving her big hugs. She likes playing with other kids and gets along well with the other […]

Tags:

Susanna

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome This little angel turned THREE today! Susan is said to be very close to her foster parents and her early education teacher. Her best friend goes by ‘Jace’ . She gets along very well with the other children and her caretakers. Susanna is a very happy child who likes […]

Tags:
Categories:
, , ,

Wendyll

Boy, Born 2014 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Wendyll is a wonderful two-year-old boy waiting for a forever family. He has a good appetite and is not a picky eater. He loves to eat and will make noises when he sees the caregivers getting food ready. He will even make noises when he is […]

Tags:
, , ,

Blythe

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect  Listed: May 2017 Blythe is a beautiful one-year-old baby girl. Blythe is a quiet and easy-going baby. She loves when adults talk to and smile at her. When someone is talking to her, she smiles and listens so well that it seems like she understands exactly […]

Tags:
, , ,

Carlie

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Recently turned 4-year-old Carlie is an adorable little girl who was born with down syndrome. Carlie love colorful toys and any activities outdoors! Carlie was found in a flower bed under a bridge and came into care at approximately 4-5 months of age. At that time, […]

Tags:
, , ,

Azalea

Girl, born 2015 PRC Down syndrome Listed: May 2017 Precious Azalea is a 1.5-year-old baby girl who is quiet and introverted. She likes it when her foster parents hold her outside while on a walk. Azalea loves to babble to greet familiar faces and voices, but is afraid of strangers. She also loves the sounds […]

Tags:
, , ,

Sheena

Girl, born 2012 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect (ASD, VSD); Ametropia Listed: May 2017 Sheena is the sweetest four-year-old girl around! Agency staff have met her and said that she is very smart and pleasant. Sheena is also a favorite of her caretakers, giving her a lot of extra attention and love. She was sitting […]

Tags:
,

Myles

Boy, born 2011 Listed: May 2017 He has autism. But he is not typical boy with autism. He can dress, eat and wash by himself. He is talkative boy who likes to cuddle. His vocabulary is more than average and he can count to 30. He love playing with puzzles (10-20 pieces). He is not […]

Tags:
,

Kyle

Boy, almost 3 years FAS, microdeletion syndrome 15q13.3, facial dysmorphia, speech delay, hyperopia (wear glasses) Listed: May 2017 This sweet boy is very energetic and friendly. He loves kisses and cuddles. He was neglected by his biological mother and made a huge progress after his placement to a foster family. He attends a small preschool […]

Tags:
, , ,

Eden

Girl, born 2013 PRC Down syndrome, congenital heart defect Listed: May 2017 Eden is an adorable little four-year-old girl! She was born with down syndrome and congenital heart defects – VSD, double outlet of RV, and pulmonary stenosis. Eden is described by her caretakers as active, sweet, and very pretty. She loves music with a […]

Tags:
, , ,

Meadow

Girl, born 2014 PRC Down syndrome, Congenital heart defect  Listed: May 2017 Meadow is a beautiful girl who was found as a newborn and was moved into a foster family in May of 2016. She adapted to her foster family quickly and has a good routine schedule, including a daily nap. Meadow has a good […]

Tags:
, ,

Evan

Boy, born late 2009 Down syndrome Listed: May 11, 2017 Evan is a 7 year old boy with Down Syndrome and an anorectal malformation that has already been operated on. He is described as a happy child and attends school with special educator. He is friendly with peers and visitors, has some independent skills and can speaks […]

Tags: