TOO CUTE TUESDAY: Shi

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Hello CCAI families! Here is your weekly dose of cute – please meet Shi! He is 9 years old. Shi had the opportunity to participate in our Winter Hosting Program 2015.  He loved living with his host siblings, and would really love to have his own siblings some day! Please share his story to help this sweet boy find his family!

Here is what his host family shared with us:

Chang Shi Yan Hosting 8“Shi is a typical boy – he loves to play basketball and with matchbox cars. The only thing he dislikes is arts and crafts. Currently, he is running around the house with a flashlight hunting for monsters under our beds. He doesn’t let his skull abnormality keep him from participating in games. As the Nerf darts were flying around the house, he went and put on his helmet before I told him to. He is not a picky eater. He will choose healthy foods over sweets. Our dentist praised his teeth brushing habits, and Shi had no cavities. He loves to take bedtime baths. He sleeps well and dresses himself.

Shi is a sponge! He was able to pick up English so quickly! We are a family of 12 and within one week the clever boy knows all our English names.  He is a sweet boy with a good temperament and he really loves hugs! He is sensitive boy with just a pinch of naughtiness added. He is always curious and up for any challenge. He likes to run with the older boys and when they are tired of playing he is content to play with our 6 year old daughter. Shi is so bright! He is able to look at directions and build complicated Lego 1_Shi_web_picture_3figures without any help!

Shi would be a wonderful son and brother in any size of family. He can be a snuggle bunny and we have fallen in love with him!”

Shi’s host family is willing to talk with families that are seriously interested in adopting him! Please ask the Waiting Child Department for more information.

 

Shi is a Special Focus child, meaning he can be matched to a family either with or without a dossier in China and may also be accepted along with another child! He is diagnosed with Head and chest malformation, poor development of right clavicle, and missing parietal bone. Please call 303-850-9998 or email waitingchild@ccaifamily.org for more information about Shi!

Visit http://ccaifamily.org/WaitingChild/Waiting-Child-Profile.aspx to see more children waiting for their forever families.

TOO CUTE TUESDAY: Kun/Quinn

 

Dang Yi Kun Hosting - eating 3

It’s time for another Too Cute Tuesday! Meet Kun (you might also recognize her as Quinn from Journey of Hope!) This silly, fun-loving 10-year-old girl always has a smile on her face. Please help us share her story so that she can find her forever family!
Kun likes to sing and dance, and she sure likes to talk too! She has learned to express her needs and takes the initiative to say “hi” to visitors and play games with the younger children. Quinn also comforts other kids when they are sad by sharing her own toys. She can help nannies with chores and loves to help others.

Kun was hosted in the US this last Winter as a part of our Winter Hosting Program! Kun’s host family shared some of their favorite things about her with us:

Dang Yi Kun Hosting - eating“Kun is a cheerful, cuddly girl who loves to giggle and be silly and loves attention.  She is definitely a girly girl and likes having her hair brushed (and to brush others) nailpolish and chapstick, and the prettier the dress the better.  She loves playing with shape puzzles, building toys (like legos and magnetic shapes) and especially play-doh.  She LOVES to sing and could never get enough of swing dancing with one of us in the living room.  She enjoys chores and took it on herself to do things like sweep, wash windows, break down boxes, and fold clothes – she has an amazing work ethic.  She has good self care skills – can bathe (though I stayed with her at bathtime) and dress herself and can go to the bathroom on her own.

Dang Yi Kun Hosting - sledI feel she was very timid and a bit scared when arriving but left fearless.  She was very scared of our two dogs at first – to the point that she couldn’t even look at them (we kept them confined by a baby gate in another room at first).  But halfway through her stay she really warmed up to them, and really seemed to enjoy being around them and feeding them.  Also at mid visit she just took that attitude with everything else – and threw herself into every activity from sledding to sleigh rides to horseback riding.  It was neat to see her petting one of the big draft horses just a week after she was terrified of a dog.”

Please help us find Kun’s forever family!

TOO CUTE TUESDAY: Jun

Happy Too Cute Tuesday! Please meet Jun – a smart and friendly 8 year old who is looking for his forever family!

ZhangJun  (4)ZhangJun  (3)Jun is currently studying in the special education class and is doing well. His nannies say that he is ahead of some of his classmates in school, and that he is able to express himself very well through language. Jun likes listening to music and playing at the sand table in his classroom. He gets along well with other children and is helpful and polite toward his nannies. Jun can manage most tasks on his own – he can eat alone and go to and from school alone, though his motor development is a bit delayed. Jun has a bright future ahead of him – please help him find his forever family so he can continue to grow!

Jun is a Special Focus child, meaning he can be matched to a family either with or without a dossier in China and may also be accepted along with another child! He is diagnosed with Club Feet and An Upper Limb Deformity.

Please call 303-850-9998 or email waitingchild@ccaifamily.org for more information about Jun!

Visit http://ccaifamily.org/WaitingChild/Waiting-Child-Profile.aspx to see more children waiting for their forever families.

TOO CUTE TUESDAY: Qin

Website Profile Card QinHappy Too Cute Tuesday! This week we’d like to introduce you to little Qin (sounds like ‘chin’).

Little Qin is 3 years old. She is a lively toddler who loves to play and smile. She likes to watch TV and play with her toys, but her favorite activity is playing hide & seek with her friends and nannies. She is curious and will go to touch things that she is interested in, but she is very obedient and listens to her foster mother when she says “no.” She can say “mama” and is trying to say other words. She tries to imitate what her foster mother says and will babble, though most of the time adults cannot understand her. Qin can sit and crawl, but can only stand and walk with support for now. Her caretakers say she is a wonderful little girl who has a bright future ahead of her – she just needs to find a family that will help her grow stronger!

ZhouQinYing (24)Qin is a Special Focus child, meaning she can be matched to a family either with or without a dossier in China and may also be accepted along with another child! She is diagnosed with Brain Damage and Developmental Delays. Please call 303-850-9998 or email waitingchild@ccaifamily.org for more information about Qin!
Visit http://ccaifamily.org/WaitingChild/Waiting-Child-Profile.aspx to see more children waiting for their forever families.

TOO CUTE TUESDAY: Dan

Li Yu Dan 8.31.2015 (2)

Today being our 23rd Anniversary and all we decided to not to make this just Too Cute Tuesday post, but a SUPER CUTE TUESDAY!

Li Yu Dan (2)Dan really needs your help. She is longing for the love of a family desperately! She is quite healthy and she does not often fall ill. She is undergoing rehabilitation training for her Cerebral Palsy. Her right and left limbs have the same abilities; one side is not weaker than the other. Dan does not babble or imitate sounds, and she is not trying to say any words. She can smile, but cannot go from a lying down to sitting position on her own. She cannot sit steadily on her own or with support. Dan really needs care and nurturing! Please help us find her forever family!

Li Yu Dan 8.31.2015 (1)She is a Special Focus child, meaning she can be matched to a family either with or without a dossier in China and may also be accepted along with another child! Dan is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy.

Please call 303-850-9998 or email waitingchild@ccaifamily.org for more information about Dan!

Li Yu Dan (3)Dan needs a ForeverFamily to love and care for her! Please share and advocate for this little cutie!

Visit http://ccaifamily.org/WaitingChild/Waiting-Child-Profile.aspx to see more children waiting for their forever families!