A lot of times we talk about the differences in adoption, but we never talk about just how absolutely normal adoption really is.
We held a yard sale on a Sunday. That's a strange thing here in the South. The weather made us adjust. That's a great parallel with adoption. It's all about adjusting.
There's a common myth in our society that adoption is a Plan B for life. On the contrary, it's Plan A for our life and countless others.
More than a year after our adoption was complete, someone asked me if I felt like I was finally a dad. That was awkward. It just goes to show that adoption is a process.
A story from our early days with the boys exemplifies one of the predominate descriptions of children who have experienced adoption. They are very brave.