No one can replace you as a parent, however, it’s important to find someone who mirrors your values and has the finances available to take on another child. Before making the big decision, there are a couple of things to keep in mind. Find a time to sit down with your partner and make a list of potential candidates. Consider things like location, age and health history. For more details on questions you should be asking yourself when choosing a guardian for your child, check out the flowchart Haven Life created below.
No one wants to imagine the possibility of someone else raising their child. However, you want to have a plan for your little one if something were to happen to you or your partner. If you don’t, you ultimately leave their fate in the hands of a judge. Choosing a guarding for your child is a critical decision all parents must make.