News: Latest Post

First Annual Orange Socks Day Reaches Tens of Thousands

First Annual Orange Socks Day Reaches Tens of Thousands

November 13th was the first of many Orange Socks days to come. Soon thousands and possibly millions will wear Orange Socks a symbol of inclusion for people with disabilities, and these families won’t feel alone anymore.

News

Good in Our Community – PKU Adoption

Good in Our Community – PKU Adoption

For this weeks good in our community post, I wanted to focus on an amazing family. The Smith family is the type of family that we all aspire to be. Kristi Smith was born with a condition called Phenylketonuria or PKU for short. PKU is birth defect that causes an amino...

Call for Stories

Call for Stories

What makes Orange Socks so unique is our parent and sibling interviews.  We love sharing stories and giving hope to other families who might find themselves in similar situations. We need more!  We want to hear from YOU!  If you have a biological or adopted child, or...

Follow Friday- Catfish with Ketchup

The reason I chose to highlight this family for #followfriday was their kindness and acceptance for people with disabilities is incredible. Elizabeth and Travis are parents to 3 darling little girls. Josie, who they adopted, has Down syndrome. They were inspired to...

Follow Friday – The Hartley Hooligans

Follow Friday – The Hartley Hooligans

Gwen Hartley is a mother who we couldn't pass up the opportunity to highlight for #followfriday. She is an incredible mother to 3 beautiful children. Her two daughters Claire and Lola were both born with Microcephaly, Asparagine synthetase deficiency (ASNS), dwarfism,...

Follow Friday- This Little Miggy Stayed Home

We started featuring inspiring companies/people every Friday on our Instagram and Facebook, and decided that our blog would be the PERFECT place to do it as well. Follow Friday wouldn’t be complete without spotlighting Miggy. You may remember, We were fortunate enough...

Good in our Community- Canadian Barber

Good in our Community- Canadian Barber

When I first read this story, I was smiling from ear to ear.  The amount of love and patience this man has is incredible! Any person who can cut children's hair and get it to look half decent is a miracle worker. I have 2 children who I can't get to sit still when I...

Good in our Community- Hearing Aid Awareness

Good in our Community- Hearing Aid Awareness

This story is ticks all of the emotional buttons for me. I found myself relating on so many levels with this story. Braden has hearing loss. He was diagnosed as a baby and has been able to benefit from wearing hearing aids. Hearing aids are really expensive. Each...

Good in our Community- Twitter Take Down

Good in our Community- Twitter Take Down

There is nothing I love more than a group of people coming together to rally in aiding someone in need.  That is exactly what happened with Natalie Weaver.  Natalie has a daughter named Sophia who has Rett syndrome.  Rett syndrome is an extremely rare neurological...

Good in Our Community- Wheelchair-Accessible Van

Good in Our Community- Wheelchair-Accessible Van

Orange Socks mission is to inspire life despite a diagnosis.  For this section of our blog we wanted to share stories, from communities across the country, of families who are doing just that!  If you know of an incredible family or community who have rallied together...

Pin It on Pinterest