Hurry Up and Wait
Nothing seems to describe the adoption process better than the old adage "Hurry up and wait." For months, you've diligently done your research, filed paperwork, opened up your home, finances, and personal life to scrutiny -- and now you have to simply sit back and wait for your child to be placed with you. While there's no doubt that the waiting process can often be nerve-racking and painful, there are things you can do to make the time both fun and productive. Here is a list of things you may want to tackle.