30 Jul Reasons to Consider Adopting | Child Custody Lawyer in Louisiana
As a Family Law Attorney in New Orleans, Tammy Karas-Griggs cares about you and your family. However, not all familial bonds are of blood. There are many misconceptions around the idea of adopting a child, however ask anyone who has adopted, and they would tell you the many reasons to consider adoption. Adoption is a hard decision to make for your family, but if you decided to do it, to could be the best decision of your life.
Here are just a few reasons to consider adoption.
There are millions of children who are homeless
There are 153 million orphans who need to be adopted around the world. Just in the U.S. there are 423,733 kids who are living in a foster home, who have never been able to call one place a home. Many of these children come from abuse, countries amid war, and families who couldn’t support them. All these children deserve a home and happy life.
You won’t have to worry about your biological clock or infertility
As a woman you have to worry about how many eggs you have and how old you are when it comes to having a child. Couples frequently worry about infertility and having to see a specialist in order to get pregnant. Adoption takes away all that tension and stress of producing a child.
You could give a child an education
American foster kids often have trouble finishing high school because of the instability of their homes. Overseas thousands of children live in underserved communities that don’t provide proper education. Whether you choose to adopt domestically or internationally, you’ll be able to open doors to a lifetime of learning those kids wouldn’t have where they are now.
Adoption is that difficult of process
There are numerous resources from nonprofits to established programs that are dedicated to providing information to families that want to adopt. If you do your research, you can find a program to help you find the perfect child. Families can also apply for grants or put on fundraisers to help with the cost.
Your heart is bigger than you think
Many people worry that they could never love an adopted kid the same way, however talk to any adoptive parent and they’ll tell you that’s false. The child is still your own and with the right support you will never doubt your love for them.
Certain situations call for grandparents and other relatives adopting children within their family. If you need help with a situation like this, please don’t hesitate to call Tammy Karas-Griggs.