Fast, speedy, quick: those are not words that describe the adoption process. It's a decidedly slow process. You can sum it by saying: adoption is waiting.
When you’re thinking about adopting, you Google it. All the websites will bring instant intimidation. That's ok, adoption is intimidating.
Adoption is scary. So many questions, so many concerns. All of the what-ifs. For the child, it could mean leaving the only culture or family they've ever known.
There are many different avenues to explore on the foster care-adoption continuum. Asking yourself a few key questions will get you started on the right path.
This is the blog post that documented the start of our journey, way back in 2011. Enjoy getting to know our start on the foster/adoption journey!