LGBT

Caring for LGBTQ Children and Youth

Adoptions From The Heart is proud to be a supporter of HRC, the Human Rights Campaign, and their All Children All Families initiative that aims to achieve safety, permanency and well-being by improving practices with LGBT youth and families. AFTH is also proud to be a non-profit adoption agency that allows singles, married couples, and… Continue reading Caring for LGBTQ Children and Youth

Adoptees, Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Birth Parents, Domestic Adoption, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, Open Adoption, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents

October Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. My Sister Abby by Allison Barberi - Simple story of a young girl whose family adopts another… Continue reading October Book Reviews 2014

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, prospective adoptive parents, Special Needs Adoption

August Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. The Zero Degree Zombie Zone (Bakari Katari Johnson) by Patrik Henry Bass - Still on my… Continue reading August Book Reviews 2014

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Birth Parents, Domestic Adoption, Embryo Adoption, Embryo Placement Blogs, LGBT, new mothers, Open Adoption, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents

January Book Reviews 2014

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. How to Create a Successful Adoption Portfolio: Easy Steps to Help You Produce the Best… Continue reading January Book Reviews 2014

Adoption Books & Movies, Attachment, International Adoption, LGBT, Parenting, Special Needs Adoption

July Book Reviews 2013

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. You Were Always in My Heart: A Shaoey and Dot Adoption Story by Mary Beth… Continue reading July Book Reviews 2013

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, Attachment, Domestic Adoption, LGBT, new mothers, Parenting

May Book Reviews 2013

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. Instant Mom by Nia Vardalos -Honest, funny and honest Nia Vardalos writes about her struggles with… Continue reading May Book Reviews 2013

adoptive parents, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents

June 2012 Book Reviews

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com.   Unkiditional Love by Dorothy Martin Neville & Tom Russo- Writing alternating chapters UnKiditional Love… Continue reading June 2012 Book Reviews

Adoption Books & Movies, adoptive parents, discriminination, Domestic Adoption, LGBT, multicultural families, multiracial families, Parenting

February Book Reviews

All books purchased by clicking the link in our review will give AFTH a small donation from Amazon.com.  If you are interested in purchasing one of the books in our review please consider buying it through our link to amazon.com. Even Tough Girls Wear Tutus: Inside the World of a Woman Born in Prison by… Continue reading February Book Reviews

Domestic Adoption, LGBT, Parenting, prospective adoptive parents

Motivation

This is a guest post from one of our prospective adoptive parents....you can find them at http://2dads1family.blogspot.com Someone asked me today why Vinnie and I wanted to be parents. It took me by surprise because I can't picture anyone asking a pregnant woman or her husband why they wanted to be parents. I mean, its a… Continue reading Motivation

adoptive parents, Domestic Adoption, LGBT, Open Adoption

Disappointment

This is a guest post from one of our prospective adoptive parents....you can find them at http://2dads1family.blogspot.com We were chosen by our birth mom, had an amazing baby shower, and were all packed and ready to go when the time came. What we were not ready for was the phone call from our social worker… Continue reading Disappointment