Stress is part of our everyday life. But when you add in the process of adopting, stress can feel more intense. No matter what your path to adoption is, there's a lot of work and time involved in the process.
Stress can be positive: it increases our productivity and senses, two very important things during your adoption process. But too much stress can create problems, both physical and emotional. By learning how to handle your adoption stress in a positive way now, you'll have better stress management habits once you're juggling a new child into your routine.