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.
“The Sun is Up! It’s Time to Play.” Those are jarring words. Especially at 6 a.m. in the morning.
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.
Community is essential for foster and adoptive parents. We didn’t know how much we needed community until we found it. We didn’t know how essential it was until we walked through some of the most difficult weeks imaginable.