User Stats
 
Article Views: 
Comments on Articles: 
Articles Posted: 
Photos Posted: 
Videos Posted: 

adoptingyou

Display name: adoptingyou

You must think how I felt the other day when walking through the shopping centre to come across an old woman whose face dropped to the floor when she saw me and my husband with our black son.

Its no secret that I support the adoption cause so it came as a shock to me that adoption has decreased by 52% and foster parenting has increased by 72%.

You watch them when they sleep in your arms and think how lucky you are to have such a beautiful child.

Many people have asked why we chose adoption instead of having our own kids. The general assumption is that we cannot have our own.

Iv been through the process of adoption, I have jumped through the hoops and gone through the emotions which come with such a decision.

Life…it’s the strangest thing at the best of times. Soon as you think you have everything figured out, it'll throw you a curve ball, or in our case a baby.

 

How many times in your life have you heard the words “if its meant to be it will” or “everything happens for a reason”…

We decided we wanted you 2 years ago. After 6 years being together me and your daddy decided we it was time to bring you into this world.

 

After posting my article yesterday about my adoption, I actually got a response saying that my story is too good to be true.

 

Adoption to many people is a scary word. A word associated with babies being ripped from adoptive mothers arms, court cases which last years and kids who abandon you when they turn 18.

adoptingyou's Achievements

Awards
Articles
Images
Comments





/News

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

2DAYS ONLY – 30% off Appliances

Coffee makers, blenders, fans, juicers and more. T&Cs apply. Shop now!

2 DAYS ONLY – 40% off books

Get 40% off when you buy 2 books. For two days only! T&Cs apply. Buy now!

Up to 50% off on outdoor gear

Save on chairs, blankets, cooler bags, umbrellas and more. Shop now!

Save on Samsung

Cameras, mobile phones, TVs, Tablets and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Grand Theft Auto 5

Now available on PS4, Xbox One and PC from R649. Buy now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

 

services

E-mail Alerts The latest headlines in your inbox

RSS feeds News delivered really simply.

Mobile News24 on your mobile or PDA

E-mail Newsletters You choose what you want

News24 on your iPhone Get News24 headlines on your iPhone.

SMS Alerts Get breaking news stories via SMS.

Blogs Your opinion on you, me and everyone.

Calais Website keywords automated by OpenCalais.

 
Interactive Advertising Bureau
 
© 2014 24.com. All rights reserved.
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.