Like Dave, every child has a story to tell, and every adoptive family has its own set of traditions. This makes every adoption unique.
But all adoptions share a common process, and being familiar with the 10 steps in that process will help you be fully prepared to welcome a new child (or children) into your life.
In this helpful step-by-step guide, you’ll find all of the information you need to become the future every child deserves.
So read on. Find the facts. Start your journey.
Step 1: Explore the types of adoption
Step 2: Research the costs
Step 3: Select an adoption agency
Step 4: Work with an agency
Step 5: Begin your homestudy
Step 6: Find and get to know your child
Step 7: Prepare for your child and get organized
Step 8: Bring your child home and petition to adopt
Step 9: Finalize the adoption
Step 10: Celebrate family and stay informed