"Redefining Perfect"

When we announced our decision to adopt older children out of birth order, people said we were throwing a wrench in our "perfect" family. But what makes a family perfect, anyway?

Would adopting older children internationally out of birth order make out family less "perfect"?

After giving birth to a boy and a girl, I had what other people defined as a “million dollar family.” A few years later, family and friends questioned our decision to adopt two older children, out of birth order, when we had the “perfect” family.

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