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.

Utah adoption

The Reason ‘Find My Parents’ Facebook Posts are Working

Just last year the ever popular and growing social networking platform, known as “Facebook” reached one billion users. With activity in countries across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Pacific, this social platform has literally redefined the social culture and how people stay in touch. Long ago if people wanted to track…
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What is the Hague Convention?

When parents are seeking to adopt a child internationally, it is important for them to understand the Hague Adoption Convention. This law helps protect children and requires inter-country adoption co-operation. This is essentially an international agreement that helps safeguard the intercountry adoption process. Established on May 29, 1993, in The Hague, the Netherlands, this convention…
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Adoption Alerts and Notices

The United States Department of State issues frequent adoption alerts for Americans adopting internationally and overseas. These alerts include notices that some adoptions are suspended from certain countries, provides information about countries not in compliance with the Hague Adoption Convention and much more. It is advised that any American seeking to complete an international adoption…
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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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Open Adoption

Many adoptive parents and birthparents are embracing the benefits of open adoption. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency offers abortion alternatives to unplanned pregnancies and strives to provide information about private adoption and open adoption options. The benefits of an open adoption are numerous and include: Birthparents – An open adoption helps many birthparents…
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Private Adoption: Part 3 of 3

This multi-part article highlights information for prospective adoptive parents. Heart to Heart, a Utah adoption agency, strives to provide the latest adoption information, including private adoption and open adoption options. The latest adoption trend involves breaking cultural barriers and pushing past transracial issues. More Caucasian couples are seeking to adopt African American children, whether it…
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Heart to Heart Adoptions Announces Results from Christmas Fundraising Program

Utah Adoption Agency announces the results of their Sub for Santa program which provided Christmas gifts for many birth mothers and their children. Heart to Heart Adoption Utah is pleased to announce the results of its 2012 “Sub for Santa” program. This annual program seeks to provide gifts and necessary items that birth mothers and…
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