THE HEART TO HEART BLOG

Adoption is a lifelong journey, and so is adoption education.  We've written these posts to help you along your way.  Please enjoy, and let us know what you think in the comments section.

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Babies Don’t Wait for Covid-19

Babies don’t wait. Heart to Heart Adoptions have mothers who are giving birth. There are women who need support right now in Utah, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Tennessee, Washington State, and a host of other locations.  The pandemic isn’t easy for anyone. We have upgraded our media skills as we try to adhere to every safe…
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No adoptions in a perfect world. Okay???

“In a perfect world there would be no adoption.” That phrase has haunted me for a long time. A social worker sat in my living room with a clip board and told us our windows were too low and needed safety glass installed before he would complete our home study. Then sometime after looking over…
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No evidences that pregnant women are more at risk from COVID-19.

It is totally logical that pregnant women would be especially apprehensive about exposure to the COVID-19 virus and any adverse effect this virus might have on their fetus. First, we are giving “utmost priority” to pregnant women who show any signs of respiratory illness. We are encouraging everyone to adhere to infection precautions. Because—as the…
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Adoption Fits With Your Life

The light on my office phone was blinking. I could see the annoying notification through the window as I tried to herd high school students to their next class. “What now?” I muttered. I was in no hurry to answer. If passed experience was any kind of forecaster, there was either a parent on the…
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Are You Ready to Adopt?

The decision to start a family is significant for any couple or individual to make, and if you are unable to have your own children and you want to add a child to your family through adoption, you may wonder if you are ready for it. It’s important to think about all the things that…
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4 Challenges Adoptive Parents Often Face

Being a parent is a complicated job, and one that comes with a lot of responsibility. Beyond just caring for your child’s physical needs, you have to also help your child develop emotionally and intellectually into a person who can survive and thrive on their own as an adult someday. This process for biological parents…
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Places to Find Support During the Adoption Process

When you make the decision to adopt—to bring a child into your family—it’s a big step. For many couples or individuals, this is the culmination of a dream they have to complete their family and provide a loving and stable home for a child that desperately needs it. Unfortunately even though there are thousands of…
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