Quoting Colt's mommy:" DH and I are thinking about adopting a toddler. Is the best way to do it through fostering? I don't want ... [snip!] ... that has adopted a toddler without fostering first and all about that, since that's what I'm most interested in if possible."If you foster instead of adopt you get money for the child, im not sure how much you would get for adoption though.To foster is free in the u.k.Many people do it as a source of income.
Quoting Kayleigh-louise Moran:" If you foster instead of adopt you get money for the child, im not sure how much you would get for adoption though.To foster is free in the u.k.Many people do it as a source of income."
Quoting Bethyboo wants a VBAC!:" I would foster. Tell them in the beginning that you are going intothis looking to adopt so they dont ... [snip!] ... you after you adopt. I think they also keep insurance through the state on them. Although I dont think thats your intention."
Quoting Colt's mommy:" That's kind of what I was thinking. I mean, I don't want foster children in and out of my home. I hope ... [snip!] ... want a second child. I've always wanted 2 children and it's looking like we don't intend on having another biological child. "You can do long term fostering, basically the same as adopting but different name to it..You can have the child up too 18 years plus and it's still fostering.
Quoting -Kaysay-:" DUDE. DH and I want to adopt as well and were just looking into it the other day. We know a ton of ... [snip!] ... ton of foster parents, so I will ask them how it all works. Aaaaand.... we really need to get together one of these days. "
Quoting Bethyboo wants a VBAC!:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Colt's mommy:</b>" That's kind of what I was thinking. I mean, ... [snip!] ... and understanding from you guys the child will do great. I really hope you guys are able to start this process soon. Good luck"
Quoting Amanda&ZamJam:" If you want, I can talk to my dad and stepmom about all this for you. They are fostering now and had ... [snip!] ... to adopt. It actually turned around for the parents and now they are probably going back to their parents in a month or less."