People are always asking, “Any news on the adoption?” Most of the time, the answer is no, not really.
We’re signed with three referral services:
I peruse adoption situations pages daily. That’s actually how we ended up signing with Hands to Hold. Last week, they posted a situation for an “African-American” baby girl due at the end of February. We put our names in. The expectant mom was given our profile, along with others, today (Wednesday).
As you can tell by the title of the post, she didn’t choose us. We were apparently her second choice, which, even if the Hands to Hold rep fibbed, is nice.
As soon as I’ve wrapped up this urgent contract, I’m going to revise our profiles, long and short, and apply to be a rescue family for Project Cuddle. That requires a whole different “Dear Birthmother Letter”. I am daunted.