It is a well-established principle that when we fail to plan, we are also planning to fail. This principle has no more fertile soil for its application than here in the area of adoption. If you become actively involved in the building of your family through adoption, you are far more likely to achieve that goal than you would be if no goals were ever set. So set your goal, and then go out and make it happen.
These are some of the things you may want to consider when formulating and putting in writing a long-term family plan, including how adoption will be used to help build your family:
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