Expectant Mother – Adoption Journey Series…
Point number three on the Adoption Application Form almost stopped me in my tracks.
A minimum of four references are required, including one from each of the following:
- an individual who has known the applicant(s) for a minimum of 2 years;
- an individual who has had an active association with the applicant(s) over the previous 6 months;
- an involved member of the applicant(s) extended family; and
- if there are any adult children living outside of the home, at least one of these children. (if there are no adult children, please include another reference from #2)
This was one of the things that made me feel like perhaps I shouldn’t get my hopes up. One of the references had to be a family member.
“an involved member of the applicant(s) extended family;”
Technically, I don’t have any family that I could ask. Continue reading Adoption – References