Congratulations on growing your family! The adoption has now been finalized and I’m sure you and you’re thinking, “now what?”
While you have already done quite a bit of research and paperwork throughout the adoption process, there are just a few more things that will require your attention. Below are a few things you’ll want to make sure you take care of after your child’s adoption is finalized.
- Category: LGBT Adoptive Parents
You and your partner have finally come to the decision to adopt, or maybe you have already begun the adoption process. You are both filled with excitement.
Then the question arises: How do we tell our parents?
Becoming new parents is a joy, a blessing, and a logistical nightmare. Adoption in itself can be a complex and stressful process. Many adoptive parents look forward to breathing a sigh of relief once their newborn is home. Unfortunately, the relief can be short-lived with a baby in the house. Here are a few things to expect during the first year.
It’s common for celebrities to adopt, although it is not very often that they keep it a big secret. Some believe that Sandra Bullock’s decision to adopt an African-American baby was inspired by her role in “The Blind Side”. However, she denies that her role in the film had anything to do with her decision to adopt. Sandra says the decision to adopt had already been made when she accepted the role in the award-winning film. Here’s the story of how she and Louis became a family.
Creating an adoption profile can be one of the more intimidating parts of the adoption process. There is a lot of pressure to make it stand out amongst all the others. It is your only chance to make a great first impression.