Adoption Planning: Where to Start
From the moment you first decide to adopt a child, you begin the fulfilling journey of adoption. The road of adoption planning can seem daunting at the beginning, but there are things you can do to make getting started easier.
Do your research
As with any journey, adoption planning begins with research. A good first step is to learn about adoption. Speaking to those who have traveled this road before you is a good way to get information about adopting in your area. There are many books and magazines dedicated to adoption that can help answer questions you will have as a prospective adoptive parent. There are also online resources, like adoption agency websites, forums, and blogs that can give you more insight into adoption.