from International Family Services
Every once in a while all parents experience that special time when our kids come up with something that blesses the socks off of us. This was the case with Hannah, one of the two 16 year old daughters of IFS founders Bob & Carol Mardock.
Soon the story was picked up internationally. The Mardock’s phone number was not published but, even before social media and email as standard means of communication, people found them and started calling, 5-10 families a day for weeks. “If you know how to adopt in…
Addison was born November 30, 2014 in the U.S. (IFS domestic cross-cultural program) and her adoption was final in May, 2015. Mom Lisa reports that Addison is smart, creative, sweet, playful, cuddly, adorable, burpy, sometimes smelly…
Families often come to International Family Services because we are known as a leader in international adoptions and these families are often ready to consider a child of another ethnicity. Then they discover they can expedience their culturally diverse adoption dream without the international travel and without longer wait times associated in an international adoption.
It has been an unforgettable year for our family, a year we described as amazing, challenging, fun, and frustrating – all at the same time.
April 20th, 2020