Tuesday, April 20, 2010
There are a lot of things involved in adopting a child. Our agency requires all adoptive couples to complete a training course. It will be once a week for 10 weeks. As far as we can tell, it will be a course to determine if Gary and I are ready to adopt, among other things. They will inform us of what emotions the birthmother is experiencing and what to expect before and after adoption. They will instruct us on preparing our portfolio and scrapbook for the birthmothers. They will also inform us on everything that is involved in the home study, which we were told would be conducted after the 10 week course. Our first class is May 4. We are excited and anxious and ready to begin. We will post more later and let all of you know how our first class went. Thank you all so much for your genuine excitement and continuing words of encouragement. We love you all so very much!