Elle is a fantastic voice in our adoptee community – read her!
photo from Musings of the Lame, by Claudia Corrigan D’Arcy
Life is unfair. You want to adopt, but it is costs so much. You wish for a perfect white newborn, fresh from the womb, with all trace of biological family annihilated so you can pretend you really are the only parents. But it might be trendy and savior-like to get one of those foreign almost-orphans. That’s expensive too!
Don’t worry, though. Adoption is a miracle that can be bought.
The Real Cost of Adopting a Kid (Time Magazine)
Five Ways to Make Adoption Affordable (WiseBread)
Financing an Adoption (American Adoption)
Amazing how much it costs to separate a baby from its natural mother, while at the same time being the justification: “You can’t afford to keep this baby. Give it a better life.”
Money is the deciding factor. Ever noticed how the rich and famous don’t have to wait for…
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