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.

Open Adoption

14-year-old Chooses Open Adoption, Finds Peace At the Beach

Jada will always be this little girl’s mother. Jada will always have a connection to this little girl. This little…
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“She wanted me aborted.”

“I was never wanted.” Jamice* spoke matter-of-factly as she gazed out across the city park where we were socially distancing.…
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Secret Keeping is a Recipe for Disaster

Not many generations ago, adoption was secret and often considered shameful for both the birth mother and the adoptive child.…
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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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Placing Your Child is Right, Not Seeing the Child is Wrong

If placing your child for adoption seems right, If never seeing your child again seems wrong. An open adoption may…
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The Right Family: Birth Mothers, We’ll Support You

“No birth mother would pick me.” said one woman as she discussed her desire to adopt. “I’m a single mom…
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Open or Closed Adoptions: The Benefits of Each

The decision to adopt a child or to give up a child for adoption often brings with it a myriad…
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