We are adopting!  By Coleen Mietzner

We are adopting! By Coleen Mietzner

While preparing to adopt, I want you to be aware of not always getting the reaction from family and friends that you may want. When we finished our home study and the social worker called to tell us that we were certified to adopt, we couldn’t have been happier. We just found out we were “paper pregnant”! The courts deemed us qualified to be parents. We were eager to share the news and expected everyone to rejoice in this moment with us! We had been through so much to get to this point (4 failed IVF treatments), this was a grand hurdle to get over and should be celebrated. Unfortunately, in many cases, people who do not have the same experience, don’t know how to react. They remain cautious because…
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