Connecting hearts. Building families.

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Connecting hearts. Building families. It’s what we do! What have we been up to at Connecting Hearts Adoption? We have been BUSY! Our clients have been traveling across Florida and across the country adopting. While most of our client families adopt newborn infants, we have had a handful of clients bring home toddlers in the past few months. At Connecting …

Staying Positive

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Staying Positive The adoption process is daunting. Domestic adoption can be confusing, expensive, unfair…these are words we have heard to describe the process of adoption. While I tend to agree, I would also add life changing, amazing and miraculous. There is a lot of negative press in the news, online and in general. It is hard for some to believe …

Coping with the Holidays

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Coping with the Holidays Christmas is here. Literally. I am typing this on December 23, 2015. For so many the holidays are a time for family, friends and giving. However, the holidays are not necessarily festive for everyone. So many struggle this time of year. Waiting to become parents through adoption is difficult. And waiting through the holidays can be …

Considering Adoption?

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Considering Adoption? The holidays are here. Many associate the holidays with family. And for some, family is a tough topic. Adoption is expensive. Ever consider adopting from foster care? Adopting from foster care is FREE. Yes. You read that right. It costs nothing. There are thousands of children in foster care in Florida and across the country who desperately need …

The Holidays are Here

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The Holidays are Here. The holidays can be stressful for many reasons. It can also be a challenging time for many who are waiting to become parents. Whether working through infertility issues, waiting to adopt, seeing if the surrogate is pregnant or maybe looking at embryo adoption, it is all frustrating. It can often seem unfair. And it is unfair. …

Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children

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Just because you live in one state doesn’t mean you have to adopt there. People travel from state-to- state all the time to adopt their children. There is a process that dictates how fast you can go home after your child is placed with you for adoption. This process is often known as “ICPC.” This acronym stands for the Interstate …

Do I need an attorney for adoption?

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Do I need an attorney for adoption?[/caption]Do I need an attorney for adoption?[/caption]I received a panicked phone call this week. Woman on the other end has been caring for a baby in her home for more than 6 months with just a notarized letter from the birth mom stating she has permission to keep her and get medical care for …