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 …

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. …

November is National Adoption Awareness Month

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National Adoption Awareness Month Did you know that November is National Adoption Awareness Month? Each year, November is the month recognized as National Adoption Awareness Month. While all adoption-related issues are important, the particular focus of this month is the adoption of children currently in foster care. Whether you are located in Florida or in another state, you have likely …

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 …

When is a Florida home study adoption update required?

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When is a Florida home study adoption update required? In Florida, a home study update is required if it has been a year since your initial study was completed and you have yet to adopt a baby or child. An updated adoption home study is required in order for you to maintain your eligibility. In addition, all of your background …

adoption concerns

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Adoption Concerns One of the most popular adoption concerns we hear the most is “what if she changes her mind?” It definitely happens. Not often, but it does happen. There is no such thing as a risk-free adoption. Obviously, there are financial risks and dealing with the emotional risks can be even more challenging when coping with all of your …

Adoption and Planning for the Future!!!

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Adoption and Planning for the Future College is expensive. Kids are expensive. Adoption=expensive. You need to start thinking about your financial future. How am I going to pay for college? What is a 529 college savings plan? What is the Florida PrePaid program? Going to speak with a financial advisor is a smart choice…and typically doesn’t cost you a dime. …

Orlando Adoption Support Group

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Orlando Adoption Support Group Do you know that there are adoption support groups that are local to you? Please ask and we are happy to share with you local resources. Our home base is in Orlando where there is an active support group. The Orlando Adoption Network is a great opportunity for those considering adoption, those waiting to adopt and …