Meet Heather: Hoping To Be Adopted

Heather is foster child that’s got a knack for the clarinet. And she’s ready for her family to come and adopt her already.

Heather’s been though a lot, including watching her younger siblings get adopted. She says she feels like people only want young children to adopt.

She loves music because it feels like she can be in control of something in her life. It’s unfortunate that foster child get to be in such little control of their lives. Heather goes as far to say that she wishes her parents had known how to raise a child, but they just weren’t ready.

Adopting older children might seem a little intimidating, and these children can come with a lot of history, but every child deserves a family. You can learn more about older child adoption here. These older children will have their challenges, but the reward can be so great. Do a little research before ruling out older child adoption. You might find that the child that was missing from your family has been waiting for you.


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Crystal started in the adoption community as an intern for From there she became the content manager, and has recently moved to become a content specialist. Crystal has been touched by the hundreds of articles she's read and edited from all members of the adoption triad. In her free time she loves to spend too much time on Instagram, hike around Oregon, and hang out with her husband. Show her pictures of your puppies or share some salt and vinegar chips with her, and you've got a friend for life.

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