what no one tells you about adoption

We couldn’t have said it better!

my wild&precious life

When you decide to open your home, your family, your life, and your heart to a child…

No one tells you it will be easy.

No one tells you how it will affect your family.

No one tells you this because they cannot possibly know.

No one knows how this kiddo will fit into your family.

Will he get along with the cousins?

Will he have “VanDalen” tendencies even though he is not one biologically?

Will he play with your ear as he falls asleep on your chest?

Will there come a time when he tells you he hates you?

Will he say, “I WISH YOU NEVER ADOPTED ME!” as he slams his bedroom door in rage?

Will others look at you with disgust in the grocery store or the restaurant because he is having his twelfth meltdown of the day?

Will he ever truly appreciate the fact that he is a part…

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