Real parents who navigated the Fost/Adopt system successfully write about their rewarding experience in this six-part series.
In part six of our adoption odyssey, Angie and Alexandra become our children in the eyes of the law. In our hearts, that had happened months ago.
In part five of our family's adoption odyssey, we begin the tug-of-war also known as parenting a teenager.
In part four of our family's adoption odyssey, our daughter grapples with her learning disability.
In the third part of our family's adoption odyssey, our new daughters help us rediscover the joy in everyday moments.
In the second part of our family's adoption odyssey, we meet our new daughters and confront their past — and look to our future together.
In part one of our family's adoption odyssey, we make our way through our state's Fost/Adopt program and find that things don't always go according to plan. But sometimes, that's for the best.