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November is National Adoption Month!
I love the month of November for many reasons, but I especially love that it is the month that adoption is so widely celebrated! Here is a preview of upcoming things that I’m sharing this month, and a few things on my mind for November…
After fostering five children in a span of four months and saying good-bye to the brothers who warmed our hearts, we received a call from our agency for our next placement. We fully expected it to be for the brothers, but we couldn’t believe what they told us!
Our first foster care placement of a newborn baby girl ended in adoption as we celebrated welcoming our daughter, Niah, into our family permanently. But our journey in the foster care system was just beginning.
The Journey is Just Beginning
As we began filing the paperwork to complete the adoption process for our daughter, Niah, I felt such a deep desire and internal nudging to adopt again. It felt as if our child was already out there waiting for us. As we met with our adoption social worker to finalize our first adoption, we were simultaneously scouring the databases and discussing other children waiting to be Continue reading