On November 16, 2013 at 7:40am I read a pregnancy test that said positive. On that day I emotionally became a mother.
November 21, 2014 my husband Brandon and I officially adopted our son Kameron Hudson Tomassetti. Kameron has been our foster child for the past 8 months. We received him when he was 5 weeks old and fell in love with him immediately.
Attorney Joyce Kauffmann of Ask the Experts shares professional insight in final post of the four part series on forming a family through adoption. This week, she answers the question, "If a same-sex couple wants to adopt, how do you recommend they start?"
Tony McClay Porter and Danny Porter started to consider having a child about 2 years ago. As a school child therapist and a clinical social worker for 10 years, Danny had worked with “many amazing children,” some of them in the foster care system. Knowing there were so many foster children in need of a loving home made the couple’s decision to adopt from foster care an easy one.
I am a single dad who has provided foster care to 26 youngsters over the past 10 years. Two of them, brothers Xavier and Nathaniel, have recently become my sons through adoption. The boys were relieved to finally know that they will remain with their loving father who has cared for them since they arrived as a preschooler and a baby.