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.

Adoption Videos

New Youtube Series Sets Out to Challenge Stigma of Adoptee Experience

“There’s a stigma to adoption and I think as a whole the adoptive community wants to break down that stigma,” he said. “So they’ve really gravitated towards adoptive stories and I think the community is really bonding and getting stronger with these outlets. Adoption is normal, it’s great.” Read the whole story HERE
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Grown Adoptees Write Letters to Future Generation of Adoptees

As a grown adult having experienced being placed for adoption, what would you say to future generations of adopted children? A book will soon be published by grown up adoptees. Their letters to adoptees are heartwarming and inspirational. The book is titled: “Dear Wonderful You: Letters to Adopted & Fostered Youth.” This book is recommended…
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Tim, Amber and Big Sister Thank Their Birth Mother

This is the perfect way for adoptive parents to show thanks to birth mothers. Tim and Amber used the acronym LIGHT to describe their birth mom Jessica. L-love I-Independent G-Giving H-Hope T-Tenacious
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A Young Birthmother’s Difficult Decision To Place Her Baby For Adoption

 “I placed this creature in the hands of people I knew would love him the way that I would and care for him in ways that I could not” This NBC story is about Callie Mitchell and her decision to place her baby in an open adoption. After struggling with whether to keep Leo or place…
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Adoption of Ethiopian Boy Highlights Why LOVE Makes A Family

Anyone who is part of a loving family may not realize what a blessing they have. This story about Anwar, a young boy from Ethiopia who was just adopted by a Utah family, highlights what a blessing it is for a child to live in a loving and caring family. Anwar never knew his mother,…
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