Posts tagged international adoption
8 Things to Consider When Choosing an Adoption Agency

Making the decision to adopt is not a light decision. When it is time to start the process it is overwhelming to figure out how and which adoption agency to choose. Here are 8 things to consider once you’re ready to make the next step in starting your adoption journey and choosing an agency.  

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5 Obstacles to Starting an International Adoption

International adoptions have many steps that need to be completed. Going through the process of an International adoption that ultimately failed due to corruption, we learned many of the common obstacles that come when starting the process. Continue reading to see how to overcome these common obstacles.

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The Gate

Butterflies fluttered through my stomach as the driver told us we were almost there. I could hardly contain my excitement and anticipation to finally meet the children I full heartedly believed would be my sons. Our driver made another turn and eventually stopped in front of a gate. He honked and waited for someone to open the gate for us to pull through. This gate was the final thing separating us from meeting them.

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End Reflection

Our time in Tanzania is coming to an end and it’s hard to believe. The theme of this experience as been that nothing goes as planned. It’s painful, but it’s ok because we trust it has gone as God planned and someday we will look back on this season and understand. But, for now we are deep in this season and continue to feel the weight and grief this season holds, and man is it heavy.

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First Day of School

I never imagined his first day of school would be in Tanzania instead of Colorado where we live. I never imagined we’d be dropping him off and walking away from an adoption that we worked three years for. There is purpose in all things, and although this was one of the hardest days it was necessary and so important in the process of reuniting a family.

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