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.

Family

Twin’s Death Resulted in Emergency C-Section

“You’re here,” Shanice whispered when she woke after surgery. “You’re really here.” “I opened my eyes, and I saw Jodie,”…
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A Perfect World and Adoption

“In a perfect world, there would be no adoption.” That phrase has haunted me for a long time. A social…
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“You’re Adopted??? But You’re Normal!!!”

“What did your friends do when you were little that you weren’t willing to do?” Innocent enough question drawn from…
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Adoptive Children Need to Trust–Earn that Trust

“You don’t trust me,” the boy was obviously distressed, but not distressed enough to stop eating fries from a generous…
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Adoption Unknowns Shouldn’t Include the Cost of the Adoption

Adoption Unknowns Give Up My Baby “There are so many unknowns in adoption,” Christa said as she admitted that she…
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When Not to Adopt!

Guest writer—An adopted teenager I’m adopted, and even though my parents were some of the best, I have over the…
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Adopting Outside Your Home State

Nothing can describe the thrill and anticipation of first holding a child you are about to adopt. Crossing a state…
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