“Breathing”

As I prepared to adopt my second child, I welcomed the home study worker into a perfectly clean and ordered home and presented a photo album that captured an idealized picture of family life. The scene that greeted her at her post-placement visit was, well, different—but much more real.

As I prepared to adopt my second child, I welcomed the home study worker into a perfectly clean and ordered home. The scene that greeted her at her post-placement visit was, well, different—but much more real.

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