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[Pt 2] Why we decided to adopt & our biggest mistake (and the 10 most common questions we get)

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Back with part 2! And the 10 most common questions we get about adoption.

🔍 A few AI generated Key Highlights:
  • Our Adoption Journey: Hear why we chose to adopt, the challenges we faced, and our biggest mistake – not fully understanding the difference between adoption and placement agencies.

  • Adoption vs. Placement Agencies: Learn from our experience about the crucial differences between these two and why it matters in your adoption process.

  • Costs and Legal Aspects: We delve into the financial and legal sides of adoption, providing real numbers and insights to help you prepare.

  • Handling Social Worker Responsibilities: Discover the unexpected role Linda had to play in our first adoption and why having a social worker is vital.

  • Emotional Preparation and Faith: We discuss the importance of prayer, trust in God, and emotional readiness for the adoption process.

  • Adoption Agency Selection: Insights into choosing the right agency and how to make your profile stand out to potential birth mothers.

  • Open vs. Closed Adoptions: Learn from our experiences of having two different types of adoptions and how they impacted us.

Common Questions Answered:

  • Eligibility Requirements: What you need to know about being eligible for adoption.

  • Legal and Custody Issues: Our experience and advice on handling legalities.

  • Can Birth Mothers Change Their Minds?: Understanding the legalities and emotional aspects.

  • Adoption Process Duration: Insights into timelines and preparing yourself.

  • Adoption Costs: Real numbers and tips for financial planning.

  • Adopting with Biological Children: What you need to consider.

  • Role of Birth Parents: How birth parents are involved in the process.

  • Preparing Emotionally: The importance of prayer and an open heart.

  • Matching Process: How agencies match children with families.

  • Starting the Adoption Process: Practical first steps to take.

Resources Mentioned:

(Please note: links mentioned may be affiliate links which help us support our podcast and website. Thanks for your support!)

🌱 Connect with Us:

  • Instagram: @seedtime

  • Email: bob@seedtime.com

Visit seedtime.com/true for more details on joining us for a six-week small group or church session.

Until next time, keep sowing your financial seeds and let’s grow together in God’s plan for our finances! 🌟

Watch this episode on our SeedTime Money Podcast YouTube channel!

If you haven’t checked out our best-selling book Simple Money, Rich Life, we think you’ll love it. It was named the 2022 Book of the Year by ICFH and has over 600 5-star reviews on Amazon and is best described as “a money book for people who don’t read money books.”

You can take it for a test drive for FREE at SeedTime.com/sample where you can download chapter 1 of the audiobook, grab the 1st 2 chapters of the ebook version, and even get the 5-week book study companion guide.

  continue reading

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Inhoud geleverd door Bob Lotich, Certified Educator in Personal Finance and Linda Lotich | Christian Financial Coaches. Alle podcastinhoud, inclusief afleveringen, afbeeldingen en podcastbeschrijvingen, wordt rechtstreeks geüpload en geleverd door Bob Lotich, Certified Educator in Personal Finance and Linda Lotich | Christian Financial Coaches of hun podcastplatformpartner. Als u denkt dat iemand uw auteursrechtelijk beschermde werk zonder uw toestemming gebruikt, kunt u het hier beschreven proces https://nl.player.fm/legal volgen.

Back with part 2! And the 10 most common questions we get about adoption.

🔍 A few AI generated Key Highlights:
  • Our Adoption Journey: Hear why we chose to adopt, the challenges we faced, and our biggest mistake – not fully understanding the difference between adoption and placement agencies.

  • Adoption vs. Placement Agencies: Learn from our experience about the crucial differences between these two and why it matters in your adoption process.

  • Costs and Legal Aspects: We delve into the financial and legal sides of adoption, providing real numbers and insights to help you prepare.

  • Handling Social Worker Responsibilities: Discover the unexpected role Linda had to play in our first adoption and why having a social worker is vital.

  • Emotional Preparation and Faith: We discuss the importance of prayer, trust in God, and emotional readiness for the adoption process.

  • Adoption Agency Selection: Insights into choosing the right agency and how to make your profile stand out to potential birth mothers.

  • Open vs. Closed Adoptions: Learn from our experiences of having two different types of adoptions and how they impacted us.

Common Questions Answered:

  • Eligibility Requirements: What you need to know about being eligible for adoption.

  • Legal and Custody Issues: Our experience and advice on handling legalities.

  • Can Birth Mothers Change Their Minds?: Understanding the legalities and emotional aspects.

  • Adoption Process Duration: Insights into timelines and preparing yourself.

  • Adoption Costs: Real numbers and tips for financial planning.

  • Adopting with Biological Children: What you need to consider.

  • Role of Birth Parents: How birth parents are involved in the process.

  • Preparing Emotionally: The importance of prayer and an open heart.

  • Matching Process: How agencies match children with families.

  • Starting the Adoption Process: Practical first steps to take.

Resources Mentioned:

(Please note: links mentioned may be affiliate links which help us support our podcast and website. Thanks for your support!)

🌱 Connect with Us:

  • Instagram: @seedtime

  • Email: bob@seedtime.com

Visit seedtime.com/true for more details on joining us for a six-week small group or church session.

Until next time, keep sowing your financial seeds and let’s grow together in God’s plan for our finances! 🌟

Watch this episode on our SeedTime Money Podcast YouTube channel!

If you haven’t checked out our best-selling book Simple Money, Rich Life, we think you’ll love it. It was named the 2022 Book of the Year by ICFH and has over 600 5-star reviews on Amazon and is best described as “a money book for people who don’t read money books.”

You can take it for a test drive for FREE at SeedTime.com/sample where you can download chapter 1 of the audiobook, grab the 1st 2 chapters of the ebook version, and even get the 5-week book study companion guide.

  continue reading

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