Underneath the swirls of fondant on a 3-D cake nothing is as it seems. So too with adoption. Beneath the surface is layers of nuance and imperfection.
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.
A call to the crisis line resulted in a swarm of police, fire and EMS personnel at our home. We thought the kids were leaving after our call, until the officer kneeled and said...
Most of the foster/adoptive parents I talk to speak of the loneliness of the journey. That's why we need supporters to step up. There are four types, which one are you?