Field Notes

A Language all His Own

XiMeng was born with cerebral palsy and one result is that he is very delayed in language development. But that […]

The Magic of a Chiming Triangle

When 3-year-old ZhenTai became part of our family for the first time, I was worried about him. He was frustrated […]

An Extraordinary Child

This isn’t an ordinary story — I believe RuiDong (“DongDong”), who is now four years old, will grow up to […]

JianPing Made His Own Decision

The first time I met JianPing, he was reading the text and trying to recite it. I was going to […]

Paper Airplanes for a Cold Winter’s Night

When the weather turned cold, the whole family started to wear warmer clothes. One Sunday afternoon, Dad said, “It is […]

PengPeng, You Are Fantastic!

I became ZhiPeng’s nanny when he was only 10 days old. My nickname for him is Pengpeng. Every day in […]

A Tough Little Girl Who Never Gives Up

8-year-old HuaMei is full of smiles, but that has not always been the case. Three years ago, during an outdoor […]

I Have Grown Up

TianGe was enrolled in Little Sisters Program in July, 2012. She is one of the youngest children in our class. […]

FuLong’s Story

Huang FuLong studies at a school for the deaf in Huangshi. He is in middle school. He was doing quite […]

Stay With Me, My Baby!

JingYi was enrolled in Infant Nurture Program on Oct. 10th 2010. She was almost one year old when she came […]