Many people who have not gone through the process of adoption may only see the expense and stress that seems to constantly accompany it. However, those who have had the opportunity to give children a forever home cannot overemphasize the joy and hope that adoption provides. Families in Georgia looking to bring a child into their home have a wide variety of resources available to gain an understanding about the process.
Some areas in the United States provide regular adoption ceremonies, which allows children the chance to find a home and family. In one county in another state, 39 children were adopted at a single ceremony. Siblings up for adoption often do not end up being adopted by the same family. However, one couple decided to break this trend.
One couple at the adoption event already had four children of their own and three adopted kids. They did not allow the number of children they already had keep them from giving more a chance at a new life. The couple adopted six biological siblings, ranging in ages from seven months to 12 years. With so many children, the family’s biggest concern now is getting a larger vehicle.
This family has been repeatedly involved in the process of adopting children. No matter what the child is struggling with, whether it is special needs or poor eyesight, the couple has been more than willing to give children a place to belong. Although it is easy to look at the stress that may sometimes be a part of an adoption in Georgia, the blessings that it brings to everyone involved cannot be ignored. There are a variety of professional services available to help families make the dream of adoption a reality.
Source: ksat.com, “Adoption Day nearly doubles family’s size”, Ursula Pari, Aug. 8, 2014