Is Building My Family Through Adoption Right for Me?


Parenting, in general, is the most challenging and rewarding job one can have. Parenting a child through adoption creates additional challenges due to issues of grief and loss. If you are thinking about whether or not adoption is a good fit for your family, this tip sheet will provide helpful ideas to keep in mind as you process your decision. Some things discussed include grief and loss issues, the characteristics of successful adoptive parents, as well as highlighting different scenarios to consider.


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Author: Wisconsin Family Connections Center
Additional Author: Coalition for Children, Youth & Families
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