Heidi Says …
Adoption is expensive, I’m not going to lie. Our adoptions cost between $20-25,000 each. That’s a big chunk of change and not easy for a one-income family. But, I’m here to tell you that we are living proof that it can be done. Where there’s a will, there’s a way!
One thing that always stuck in my mind was a statement that the lady at the fair said to me when she was sharing about her adoption agency: “Adoption is expensive. But, you could take $25,000 and go out and buy a new car today. And what would you have to show for it in 10 years?” That statement had a great impact on me and it’s so true!
I asked my husband, who is our resident numbers guy, about this and he said:
Yes, it is expensive. Not only money wise, but also it will cost you your heart. It will change your life forever in ways you will never imagine. Paying for something that you will basically have the rest of your life is priceless. You really can’t put a price tag on that. Now can you?
He’s so right. The cost …read more