Children love being part of a family. No matter what gender, race or age, the feeling of security and belonging that a family provides cannot be matched. Most children do not have to do anything to be part of a family; they are born right into one. However, some kids are not as blessed in this area. Georgia families looking into the process of adoption have the opportunity to forever change the life of a child.
While most people go through the adoption process working with a professional for a period of time, big events for the adoption of children do occur. A group of children had been placed in the system of protective services. One Friday night, 45 of these kids got to become a part of their forever families.
The children up for adoption had come from all walks of life, with a variety of struggles in their backgrounds. Their excitement could not be contained as they waited to be accepted into a loving family. The reasons for adopting a child were numerous: from having been through the process before to wanting to change someone’s life. The joy felt by everyone at this event was clearly evident.
Adopting a child is a big step to take in one’s life. Not only does it change a child’s life forever, but also the lives of the family involved. Though there may be some stress throughout the process, the joy and fullness that the new family experiences cannot be replicated. Couples in Georgia looking into adoption should understand all the options available, including domestic and international. The adoption process can go much smoother and be less stressful with a better knowledge of what the process entails and assistance from a professional in that department.
Source: KSAT San Antonio, “Adoption Day: 45 kids go to 26 families”, Brian Mylar, June 20, 2014