We are so excited to announce our #SKTaiwanApril2018 trip! We leave on April 21st and plan to be in Taiwan for a week. We will be introducing our team as it gets closer to departure time, but suffice it to say we are all super excited to be going to Taiwan!
Kayla just turned 5 and she is described as a quiet little girl who is very attached to her caregivers. She has cerebral palsy and is unable to walk without assistance, but she can use her hands well. She feeds herself and can hold a crayon to color.
According to the latest report published by the U.S. Department of State, International Adoptions continue to decline to the U.S., with another drop reported for 2017. Since the peak in 2004, we have seen an 80% decline in international adoptions to the U.S.
Our Adoption Story
This dream has been 6 years in the making. I don't regret our struggle because as a couple it made us more honest, our faith grew significantly, and it gave such an amazing opportunity to experience the love and compassion of other people. But mostly I don't regret it because without that experience we wouldn't have the child that God always meant for us to have.
Topics: Adoption Stories
It is World down Syndrome Day and we are rocking the crazy socks at our house!
Read the latest information about Gladney's China and Taiwan's adoption program in March's Gladney Newsletter.
Yesterday, The Federalist published an article regarding the State Department making international adoption rarer and more expensive than ever to consolidate government control over private agencies. Please read "Bucking Trump Deregulation Agenda, State Department Chokes International Adoption".
If you are thinking about becoming a foster family or adopting a child from the Texas State Foster System, you will need to attend an information meeting in your area where you can discuss the scope and requirements of being a foster or adoptive parent.