#103 When the Wait is Longer Than You Expect (A COVID Update from Lifeline Children’s Services)

international adoption

Waiting is a normal part of the adoption process. But what happens when your wait seems infinitely long due to a global pandemic? Herbie Newell, President and Executive Director of Lifeline Children’s Services, joins us to answer questions about the status of international adoptions and what families can do to advocate for their children. He also shares practical tips on how to wait well regardless of the type of placement you're waiting for.

 

Relevant Links:

Lifeline Children's Services

# 41: Mentally Preparing For Your Adoption or Fostering Journey – The 11 most important things you need to know

#42: Practically Preparing For Your Adoption or Fostering Journey – The 6 most important things you need to do

The Adoption Connection FB Group

The Compassion Challenge

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