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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...

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Parents with Achondroplasia (Dwarfism) Raise a Daughter with the Same Diagnosis

Rebekah and Chris have Achondroplasia, a form of Dwarfism. They have 2 children, one that has Dwarfism, and one that does not. Rebekah and Chris open up about what it’s like living as a little person, and how they feel now that they have a daughter with the same condition. Rebekah is a great resource to parents who receive a Dwarfism diagnosis for their child.

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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...

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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,...

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Parenting a Child with Spina Bifida

Nicole found out that her daughter had Spina Bifida when she was 16 weeks pregnant. After a lot of research, Nicole decided surgery in utero would give her daughter a head start at beating this diagnosis. Years later her baby, Piper, has overcome overwhelming odds,...

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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...

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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...

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