Learning Adoption Language

Like with many things in life, when talking about adopting families or children who are being or have been adopted, it is preferred to use a people first approach. So we thought we would share some of the words and phrases that is correct to say, and some that are incorrect to say. What not […]

Classes complete!

We have completed our required classes. In a couple of days we meet with our social worker once more.  We’re approaching the end of the home study process. We believe the next step is to create a profile book, but we’ll be discussing that with our social worker when we meet with her.

6 hours, 4 to go

6 hours, 4 to go

Part of the home study process is education. We have to take 12 hours of classes. However, our adoption agency supplied a document which counts as 2 hours. We have started taking the online classes required for the adoption. We’re 6 hours in, and we have 4 to go. The classes have been interesting. For those […]

Starting the journey


We have officially started the adoption journey. The process begins with a home study, which will begin in the next week or so. Once the home study is underway it could take a few months depending on a variety of factors. But we have confidence we’ll be able to get through this part of the […]