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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Everyone Needs a Role Model

Everyone needs a role model.  They teach us about ourselves. In children, they help to define what they feel is important and meaningful.  Sometimes children compare themselves, and when they believe that they share characteristics, it can help them to believe in themselves.If they find similarities in the person they admire—in any way—it is easier…
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The Domestic Adoption Process

With infertility rates increasing, more couples are looking to domestic adoptions to satisfy their needs, wants and desires to have a family of their own. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency specializes in helping birthmothers with unplanned pregnancies. They strive to make the domestic adoption process as smooth as possible for birthmothers and adoptive…
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Morocco’s Adoption Laws Change

Morocco has recently changed their nationwide adoption laws, leaving foreign couples without hope and promise, simply devastated by the turn of events. As a predominantly Muslim country, many North African nations require religion be a determining factor when adopting children. However, last September, Morocco amended their laws, ultimately banning foreigners from adopting children. Morocco claims…
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When Stars Adopt

When Hollywood stars adopt, the world commands attention. Helping bring notoriety and social acceptance to adoption myths, some Hollywood actresses are open about their issues battling infertility, while others promote social justice for orphans and unplanned pregnancies. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency, chronicles some of the famous Hollywood actresses who have adopted a…
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Recession Could Mean Higher Adoption Rates

The U.S. recession has greatly impacted America’s younger generation. More 20- and 30-year-olds are unemployed, home ownership is substantially down and more people are realizing the standard dream of stability, 2.5 kids and a white picket fence are rapidly fading. While it is unclear how long it will take for the U.S. economy to fully…
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Adoption Tax Credit

The deal that lawmakers agreed to at the beginning of 2013 to help avert the dreadful fiscal cliff, helped to restore the adoption tax credit, ultimately making it permanent. Started in 1997 and into 2009, the adoption tax credit was nonrefundable. This essentially meant that the amounts could not apply to existing current liabilities, but…
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Bonding Tips for Adoptive Parents

Heart to Heart is a Utah adoption agency that understands the difficulty of becoming an adoptive parent. While becoming a parent is fun, engaging and exciting, it can also prove challenging. Heart to Heart focuses on keeping families informed about adoption. This article highlights some essential bonding tips for adoptive parents to forge a life-long…
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