Choosing the Right Child For You
the scariest, toughest, stressful, most wonderful, and exciting decisions you’ll
adoptions there are questions that you, as the adoptive parents, have to ask
yourselves. We have outlined some of these questions for you. There are no
right or wrong answers; only what works for you. The Family Center of Hope’s
staff will work with you to help guide you through this often confusing world of
adoption so that you can create and nurture the family that is right for you.
look into your hearts, and your minds… What kind of adoption would be best for
you? Would your prefer to be actively involved with the people with whom you
are crafting an adoption plan, or would you feel more comfortable having the
agency make some decisions for you? Do you feel strongly moved to bring a child
into your home from a country where she or he might have a slim possibility for
a good life? Do you want a child as young as possible or do you want an older
child who has a different set of needs? Do you feel you have the right home for
a child who has struggled through years without a permanent family? Could you
provide a home for a child with special needs? How many children do you feel
prepared to parent?
questions? We are available to guide you through these and many others concerns
and issues. The critical decision whether or not to parent a particular child
is yours, and yours only. We do not make you feel rushed with your decision or
make you feel pressure to take any placement that crosses your path. Each
family must make an appropriate choice for what will or will not work for them
and their extended family. Each
child finds the home that they are meant to be in!