Deciding to become an adoptive parent is a very big step for any family to make.
Deciding to let another child, family, and group of professionals into your life can
be overwhelming. It takes a special person and/or family to agree to make the
commitment. The most important step in deciding to become an adoptive family is
first realizing that is must be a family decision. Adoptive families must make a 100%
commitment to the child/children. If any member of the family is not in agreement,
there will be conflicts in the future. Problems are likely to arise in the existing
relationship between the parent and the child or between the married couple and
will interfere with the ability to provide a safe, secure, and loving environment for
A child placed into your home.