4 Tips For Announcing Your Plans To Adopt

I can remember when we announced we were going to adopt.  We anticipated joyful reactions that our family would soon grow.  We expected questions too.  But with confusion and fear also came some hesitation from loved ones we weren’t prepared for.  This article will help you understand some of the different reactions you will get from people as you are announcing your decision

You’re planning to adopt? Prepare for the announcement with these tips!

I had a pit in my stomach for days. Were we really going to do this? How were people going to respond when we told them?

Announcing your plans to adopt can be both exciting and nerve-racking. We solicited help from our favorite cupcake shop; other families have been creative with their announcements (click here for some adorable examples).

Whether you decide to share your plans publicly or keep them private until an adoption is finalized, here are a few things to keep in mind before telling others you’re adopting.

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Sarah - Content Specialist for adopting.org, is a mother both biologically and through domestic infant open adoption. She resides with her husband and two boys in Ohio. She is passionate about open adoption and adoption education. In her free time she enjoys cooking, photography, writing, and hiking. You can find more of her adoption work at Heart For Open Adoption on Facebook or on Adoption.com.

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