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Back to School Tools for Adoptive Parents

The summer is coming to a close and that means it is time for the kids to head back to school. As a parent, you might be curious about ways to make sure your child’s classroom is an accepting environment for their adoption story and we wanted to give you some of the tools to… Continue reading Back to School Tools for Adoptive Parents

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The Immense Differences between Working with a Private Adoption Agency and Foster Care Adoption: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Options

If you are considering adoption, you must fully transition and commit before beginning the adoption process. As prospective adoptive parents, you have to decide what type of adoption you are interested in pursuing, which depends on several factors. Do you want to adopt a baby or an older child? Do you want the birthparents to… Continue reading The Immense Differences between Working with a Private Adoption Agency and Foster Care Adoption: The Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Options

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Adoptive Father Planned to Run 50K for Birthmother Fundraiser and Awareness, Now the Search is On

Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions and a lot of people are planning to get in shape and eat healthy. Adoptions From The Heart, a non-profit, full service adoption agency based in Wynnewood, PA is planning their third annual Find Her Footing 5K for Sunday, April 12th originally with a very special addition. Adoptive… Continue reading Adoptive Father Planned to Run 50K for Birthmother Fundraiser and Awareness, Now the Search is On

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Taking Notes from Mother Nature

The Whydah is an African bird who unlike other species doesn’t lay her eggs in her own nest.  This bird lays her eggs into the nest of Finches. Even though the baby Whydah chick looks completely different from the other chicks in the nest, when it opens its mouth for dinner time, this baby bird… Continue reading Taking Notes from Mother Nature

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How Much Did Your Kid Cost?

I stumbled upon a great blog post that has gone viral on facebook by Dan Pearce called I'm Christian, as long as your not Gay, which I can't say enough about but that isn't the reason for this post. After reading that post and the follow up posts to it and wiping away my tears I… Continue reading How Much Did Your Kid Cost?

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June Book Reviews

Why Can't You Look Like Me? (English and French Edition)by Ola Zuri -The story of an African American girl adopted by a Caucasian family, and her struggle to find her place within a predominately white community. Ola Zuri the author, is a trans-racial adoptee so she knows first hand the struggle to find where you… Continue reading June Book Reviews