Why Did You Adopt Older Children?

2 09 2008

Ramona and her husband, Bob, have three biological children and have adopted eight older children, several from disruptions. Check out their blog, Adoption 3:16, for further insights into dealing with the issues that arise from older child adoption.

This is a question often asked of parents who have adopted older children.  The answers will vary greatly, but I can attempt to answer regarding our own experience. 

After the birth of our third child, we were no longer physically able to have children through biological means.  The thought of adopting was a small seed in the back of our minds which was brought to the forefront occasionally, but not usually seriously considered.  One Sunday, God began to grow that seed, though, and our lives have not been the same since.  Read the rest of this entry »