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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Transracial Adoptee Takes A Different Approach at a Portland Ferguson Protest

The courage this youngster showed is something all of us can learn from. A photographer captured this moment as a Portland police officer on duty behind a police barricade during a Ferguson protest motioned for the little boy to come closer. The boy was holding a sign that read “Free Hugs.” Trembling and with tears…
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Adoption – Are You Prepared For the Teen Years?

What parent looks forward to the teen years? Many parents simply dread it. The mood swings and mess of raging hormones. What’s worse is that the transformation happens almost over night.
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Why Placing Your Baby Up for Adoption is Not Giving Up

The biggest misconception that exists about the adoption process is that the birth parents are figuratively and physically “giving up” their child and “giving up” on their ability to raise one. The problem is that this is a battle that cannot be won, and birth parents are forever burdened by the guilt that such negative…
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Open vs. Closed Adoptions

When a birthmother chooses adoption for her unborn baby, she is faced with two different adoption options: private adoption, otherwise known as closed adoption or open adoption. Heart to Heart strives to help birthmothers with unplanned pregnancies decide which type of adoption best suits individual desires and needs. Adoption is never an easy decision. Some…
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What Kinds of Expenses Does Heart to Heart Adoptions Cover?

Heart to Heart Adoption Utah provides a safe, positive place for pregnant women who are ready to give life to their baby but not quite ready to become mothers. We understand the reasons why many women may decide that a child just doesn’t fit into their dreams at the moment. Children don’t always come to…
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