• ADOPTION,  LIVING

    How Long Does Adoption Paperwork Take?

    Well, this adoption awareness series is slowly puttering along and I’m back today with another question that I got asked: How long does the paperwork take?   In case you’ve missed it, here’s the series so far: how do you know if you’ve been called to adopt? how to get started how long does the paperwork take? (this post!) what if I don’t instantly love my adopted child? how to talk about adoption with your adoptive child You can also checkout the whole adoption awareness series here.     HOW LONG DOES ADOPTION PAPERWORK TAKE?   Adoption paperwork is no joke, there’s a reason it’s been called “paper pregnancy”, the…

  • Where to Start When You Want to Adopt
    ADOPTION

    Where to Start When You Want to Adopt

    I wasn’t planning on having such a break after my previous post in this adoption awareness series but it turns out suddenly doubling the kids in your home can really affect one’s free time! Here’s an outline of what I have/hope to share about this month (more may get added or I may not get to them all, we’ll see what life brings!): how do you know if you’ve been called to adopt? how to get started (this post!) how long does the paperwork take? what if I don’t instantly love my adopted child? how to talk about adoption with your adoptive child     When we knew we wanted…

  • Adoption Awareness Month - How do you know if you are called to adopt (or foster)
    ADOPTION,  FOSTER CARE,  LIVING

    How Do You Know if You’ve Been Called to Adopt (or Foster)?

    It’s Adoption Awareness Month and I have a number of ideas of posts to share for this month. I got a few different questions asked and I plan on answering them all over the next few weeks. Here’s a peek into what I hope to share (and I’m sure I’ll come up with more): how do you know if you’ve been called to adopt? (that’s this post!) how to get started how long does the paperwork take? what if I don’t instantly love my adopted child? how to talk about adoption with your adoptive child Let me know if you have other questions you would like answered or topics you…