The Second Time Around

Considering adopting a second child? New questions may spring up — including how to break the good news to your first child.

Adopting a second child brings up different questions than the first
A few months after I officially became a mom, I knew I wanted to ride that roller coaster again — the mountains of paperwork, the lull of the wait, and that breathtaking moment when I finally saw my daughter Katie’s face. It took another year before my husband, Mike, was fully on board. And, at that point, I thought the biggest decisions were behind us. But, as it turns out, adopting a second child raises all sorts of questions that ...

You’ve decided you’re ready to grow your family — again. Here’s help with answering the questions you didn’t have to ask the first time you adopted.

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