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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“The Little Couple” Adopts

Stars of “The Little Couple” on TLC, Dr. Jennifer Arnold and Bill Klein are the proud adopted parents to a three-year-old boy, who also suffers from a form of dwarfism. Adopting from China, the couple began to explore adoption as an alternative after their surrogate suffered an unfortunate miscarriage last March. As the stars of…
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Economic Effect on Adoptions

As the economic decline in the U.S. remains in full throttle, local adoptions are decreasing nationwide. Many states have reduced adoption subsidies, which causes an undue hardship on families. No one can help but notice the state of our nation, as every news channel mentions buzz words and phrases, such as “fiscal cliff,” “downturn,” “tax…
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Making a Choice About an Unplanned Pregnancy

An unplanned pregnancy can throw a wrench in your plans for the future, but there are many options available these days. Regardless of what you finally decide to do, the more time and thought you put into making a good decision, the more peace of mind you’ll have today, tomorrow and down the road. It’s…
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Things to Consider when Thinking About Adoption

Many couples long to have children but cannot do so for a variety of reasons. This can cause a lot of heartbreak as you deal with the reality that you may never have a child of your own. Once a couple has accepted this fact, they often begin talking about adoption. Once you start looking…
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The Adoption Process

A “Home Study” is one of the first steps in preparing to adopt a baby. This process is designed to make sure that the adoptive family is really ready for all the changes coming. It also ensures that couples meet agency and state requirements. During the Home Study, families have a chance to get all…
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