By KyAnn Lewis, GalTime.comThere have been a lot of amazing moments in motherhood. But the moment we met our daughter was by far the most memorable.
Not having been pregnant, I can't truly compare our experience to that of a couple having a biological child. But I can assure you there are differences that make that first "meeting" unique for adoptive parents.
In our case, we knew our little girl's face before we actually met her. Eliza was five-months-old when we adopted her. After being matched with Eliza and her birthmother, we received several photos of a precious little girl smiling up at the camera. It was surreal looking at Eliza's photos from afar knowing that this little person would soon be our daughter.
Due to the paperwork and waiting period involved in the adoption process, we had a few weeks between when we first saw Eliza's photo and the day we held her for the first time. Like any expectant parents would, we spent that time childproofing our house, goingRead More »from 'Will I Be a Good Mom?' Adoption Changes You Forever