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Video journal for my child's adoption?

I am still I teen but know for a fact I will be adopting a Turkish child when I am an adult. I wanted to create a video journal from now until I get the child home to the USA. Does anyone have suggestions of what to include in the journal?

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You could start by telling the child about yourself. How old you are, why at such a young age you've made this decision, why you chose a child from Turkey and what it will mean to you to finally hold said child in your arms.
Then, if it was me, I'd periodically talk to the camera as if you were talking to the child. I'd fill the child in on your life, what is popular and unpopular in both Countries and the state of peace or conflict in both Countries.
I think your desire to do this, years in advance is an admirable idea. Have fun with it. I wish I could be a fly on the wall, years from now as you and your child watch the video together. They will have no doubt about how much they were wanted.

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Sweety, as admirable as that seems, there are SO many variables you have to consider in the next several years. Id only start such a journal when you have seriously begun the adoption process. Currently you have to be married and between ages 30-40 with no other children to really be considered elligible for a child from Turkey. Are you really willing to wait to have children until age 30 just so you can adopt from a country with fairly rigid foreign adoption laws? And how do you go about finding a spous willing to wait that long in the off chance the Turks might let you adopt. The way things are going American adoptions may be banned by then anyhow.

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So right. Why not start with a written journal? You could put in different things about your life and thoughts. Later re-reading might be of help to you and your future spouse
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if i want bio. kids later and i have already went through menapause i know ill freeze the embro and then i can get a saragent mom. I want a child from Turkey more than I would want bio child
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You realize that having children at older ages hugely increases yoyr risk of having children who have Down syndrome or autism or other disabilities. And the chance of you finding a spouse who will go along with this plan you created without their input or consult is quite slim. It could happen but its not super likely. And unkess you are a rich person youll have to have a really excellent career in top of all that because adoption is EXPENSIVE. Those foreign countries get as much money out of you as they can.
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