Making the decision to adopt a child can be one of the most joyous that you may ever make. Once you are ready to do this, remember that it likely isn't going to be a quick process. You have to find a child to adopt, but you also have some other things to do. One of these is to go through the home study and background check. While this might seem complicated, it really isn't.
We know that you might have some questions about the process. We are here to help you get through the entire experience. We want you to feel well-prepared for each step so that you aren't feeling too much stress.
One thing to remember as you go through the adoption is that you are going to feel a range of emotions. You might be concerned about an impending decision. Certain unknowns might also cause you to feel anxious. For example, you might be concerned that the birth parents of the child you are adopting will decide to keep the baby.
While you experience those unsettling emotions, you are probably also going to feel excited about the prospect of adding another person to your family. This rollercoaster of emotions can take its toll on you during the adoption, so keep your focus on the end result — a child whom you can love.
There are many decisions that you will need to make regarding the adoption. Make sure that you take the time to think carefully about each one. We will be here to answer your questions and help you through the process.