#044: Our Crazy Adoption Story, Part 2 (Podcast)

adopting older children

In a lot of ways, the Merrill family is like any other family.  We’ve had our triumphs and our tragedies, our good times and our hard times.  But there are two huge ways in which our family is unlike any other and their names are Hannah and Grant.  Ten years ago, we chose to expand our family by adopting two children from Russia.  So, in addition to our three biological kids, my wife, Susan, and I have had the huge privilege of raising Hannah and Grant.  A few weeks ago, Susan and I unpacked the first half of our crazy adoption story.  And on today’s show, we’ll be sharing the second half of our crazy adoption story.

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Discussion Recap

Our second half of our crazy adoption story consists of…

1. The obstacles we faced

2. The triumphs we enjoyed

3. Advice on adopting older children

4. Relationships among biological and adopted siblings

Episode Resources

The Adoption Option

My Adoption Story

How to Prepare to Adopt Article

Fostering and Adoption Training Videos

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