Connecting Hearts Adoption Services

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We are here to help you not only complete your home study, but guide you, if need be. We are happy to give you the names of multiple reputable agencies and attorneys across Florida and across the country who can help you. Because we do not work with birth parents or place babies for adoption, we just want to see …

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 …

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 …

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 …