The decision to adopt a baby was the best we have ever made

A few weeks back our young man’s Social Worker asked if we wanted to write an insert for their blog. Being adoption and our son’s birthday month we didn’t hesitate!

Here’s the result 🙂

PROCARE Adoptions


The decision to adopt a baby was not our first option as we desperately wanted to father a child or two of our own. However having considered the exhaustive process as well as the reality that a surrogacy would still not guarantee us a baby, we settled on the adoption route and initiated the search for the ‘perfect’ process to follow. The time frame from making the application to the first moment we held JJ in our arms was a mere 14 months although it felt like a life time. Now a further 2 years down the line, we realise every single day that God has a plan for each and every one of us and that plan cannot be rushed, wished away or altered in any way. It is what it is.

Despite all the advice, support, reading, on-line searches and, and, and…nothing could have prepared us for fatherhood…

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