...But I don't think I am where some of you are. I thought for the past couple of years, that adopting while I still had an older child and tween at home was what we wanted to do. But after meeting with a s.w.(very pleasant lady) and getting info. to start those parenting classes.....I don't know that I am ready. I don't think DH is totally on board,but I knew he'd be willing to keep going down this road if I wanted to try (good guy)
I don't put it off the table forever, but maybe I'm better at focusing on certain tasks at hand,vs. spreading myself too thin,and compromising my family's growth at this point in time.
I'd love any thoughts any of you might have- I lurk here and read all the time. It kind of feels like giving up on what I thought was dream of mine...or maybe it's just putting it off for another while.
Or maybe I should let it rest till our path seems...right to us. Perhaps adopting through the state system isn't ideal for us. in spite of the fact that parenting is awesome,and helping kids grow to their potential is even more awesome...
Have any of you ever felt this way,and gone ahead with your plans? or not? and what do you think of these thoughts?
I think the more info. we get on this path thru state agencies, the less sure we feel.
Is there a 'too late' kind of mentality for these things? I just have learned a few things in my life,and one of them seems to be,if I get this feeling, I should pull back,and watch and see where it takes me...instead of pushing.....
THANK YOU for any advice or wisdom you may give here.