Harvey probably thinks you are funny! His foster mother tells us that he loves to laugh and play games with people. One of Harvey’s favorite games is peek-a-boo, because he thinks it is hilarious when the other person uncovers their eyes!

Just look at Dorsey’s Smile! Dorsey is an active little guy who likes to move and wiggle! So much so that taking a picture without a little blur is nearly impossible (see above). His first birthday is coming up on the 16th of February, and while I’m sure his foster family will celebrate it, Read More

Could you or someone you know be the right family for Griffen? Griffen is a cute 1-year-old who can only be described as “chill.” He loves to be held and getting cheek massages, and he regularly gets 10 hours of sleep in addition to a few naps throughout the day. He loves his foster, Read More

Mattrell’s Moves Do you know that moment when your favorite song comes on and you can’t help but move to the music? So does Mattrell! When music is on, you can find him busting some sweet dance moves and smiling from ear to ear.

Little Levi Levi was born 14 weeks early, weighing just 2.87 pounds. But in spite of his difficult start he is moving forward like a champ! He was diagnosed with left ventricle dilatation and right closed-type schizencephaly, which causes the right side of his body to be weaker than his left. However, with the, Read More

Are you or someone you know the right family for Kit? Holt International recently announced a $3,000 Special Blessings Grant to help with Kit’s adoption! Two years ago, my daughter Joy and I joined a Holt Ambassador trip to China. Our group of mostly adults met over 40 children with special needs who were waiting for a, Read More

Like many children waiting for families in China, Shane was born with a cleft lip and palate. But it wasn’t long before his clefts were surgically repaired, and now, all he has to show for it are two small scars above his lip. When it comes to living life like any other kid, Shane, Read More

Joseph emanates joy; I mean, look at his smile! Joseph was born with a deformity of his left foot and ankle that prevented him from walking or getting around on his own. But after corrective surgery and receiving physical therapy, he can now walk without help from anyone — using a walker to get, Read More

Amy Castle, Holt’s administrative social worker for the China program, recently visited a new orphanage partner for Holt in China. Very few children at this orphanage have joined families through international adoption, and many of them are older and some have manageable special needs. Below, Amy shares about her experience meeting these children, including, Read More

Bennett has a dream! When he was about a month old, Bennett was left at the front steps of his care center. He has lived here his whole life, and is now 7 years old. Bennett is a shy kid at first, but quickly warms up to people! Humor is one of his favorite, Read More