Adoption: Second Choice, Not Second Best Original Video | Adoptive Parent Voices

Denalee Chapman August 10, 2015

One adoptive father shares that although some parents choose adoption only after discovering infertility has prohibited them from creating a biological family, it doesn’t mean that growing a family through adoption is not as good as a biological family. It simply means that there is surprise joy at adoption being the means of having a family. Josh Redfern’s comparison to a wonderful meal he and his wife shared gives all adoptive parents and others great pause to consider what a gift adoption can be. Even when adoption is a parent’s second choice, it certainly doesn’t mean that it is second best.

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Denalee Chapman

Denalee is an adoptive mother, a motivational speaker, a writer, and a lover of life. She and her husband have adventured through the hills and valleys of life to find that the highest highs and the lowest lows are equally fulfilling. Book Denalee to speak to your group, or find Denalee's writings, including her books on her website at

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