November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Any month is a good time to recognize the life-changing impact of adoption and the love and support given by adoptive families. I have worked with countless families throughout the years and they are among the most loving and generous people I know.
For many families, fostering children is their calling. Those families will foster many children for a period of time before those children return to the custody of a biological parent or other family member. Other families foster for the purpose of adopting children themselves. Families interested in fostering in order to be an adoptive resource in the future for their foster child should always understand as much about the process as possible. Start by asking the caseworker questions. Here are my top ten: