Adoptions From The Heart

Adoptions From The Heart

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  • Adoptions From The Heart’s 5th Annual Find Her Footing 5k

    Ready. Set. Soar. Spring is here! And you can kick off the new season by joining us for our annual Find Her Footing 5k on Sunday, April 2nd. Lace up your sneakers and get ready for fitness, fun and fundraising. Recruit your family, friends, and coworkers to join in the fun and support AFTH’s Birthmo... The post Adoptions From The Heart’s 5th Annual Find Her Footing 5k appeared first on .

Adoptions From The Heart

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  • Meet Adoptions From The Heart’s Newest Staff

    Meet The Team For this week’s blog, we asked 2 new employees from our Wynnewood, PA office to share why they wanted to be a part of the  AFTH family! Sara M. – Events and Marketing Coordinator  “I grew up in the Malvern area, and from an early age, I developed a strong passion for helpin... The post Meet Adoptions From The Heart’s Newest Staff appeared first on .

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  • Q&A With An AFTH Social Worker

    In celebration of Social Work Month, we want to take the time to highlight AFTH social workers, and all that they do for our agency. Our social workers provide much needed support and encouragement to adoptive and birth families every day! Meet one of AFTH’s valuable social workers, Jessica. Q: Why ... The post Q&A With An AFTH Social Worker appeared first on .

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  • What You Should Know About The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC)

    The adoption process can be a long journey and adopting a child across state lines can extend the time it takes before you can bring your baby home. There are laws and guidelines enacted by the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) that must be followed before a baby can leave his o... The post What You Should Know About The Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) a...

Adoptions From The Heart

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  • Adoptions From The Heart Will Help Anyone Affected By The Independent Adoption Center

    We Can Help Thousands of families have been affected by the recent closure of the Independent Adoption Center (IAC). The agency closed its doors after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, leaving prospective adoptive parents and expectant and birth parents across the country with abandoned adoption plan... The post Adoptions From The Heart Will Help Anyone Affected By The Independent Adoption Center a...

Adoptions From The Heart

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  • What Prospective Adoptive Parents Will Learn In AFTH’s Education Course

    What Prospective Adoptive Parents Will Learn In AFTH’s Education Course If you are entering the adoption journey, a great place to start is by taking Adoption From The Heart’s Education I Course. This course is for first time prospective adoptive parents, who are required to take a series of c... The post What Prospective Adoptive Parents Will Learn In AFTH’s Education Course appeared first on .

Adoptions From The Heart

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  • Get To Know Adoptions From The Heart’s New Interns

      Every semester, AFTH allows two students from local universities to join our marketing team – to get first-hand experience on what it takes to build beautiful families through adoption. This semester we have Casey, a junior and Maggie, a senior – both are motivated and determined to learn all... The post Get To Know Adoptions From The Heart’s New Interns appeared first on .

  • Pennsylvania Adoption Laws and Regulations

    When adopting a child, it’s important to become familiar with your state’s adoption laws and guidelines. Each state in the U.S. has its own variations of rules and regulations that must be followed throughout the adoption process. If you are adopting a child from a different state, it may be helpful... The post Pennsylvania Adoption Laws and Regulations appeared first on .

  • 5 Adoption Misconceptions

    Adoption is a subject that can be associated with negative stereotypes and misconceptions. Too often the public’s idea of adoption is linked to horror stories, uncertainty and inaccurate information, causing many families to stray away from building and growing their family through adoption. Below a... The post 5 Adoption Misconceptions appeared first on .

  • HOME STUDY: DO’S and DON’TS

    An essential step in the adoption process is completing a home study. A home study is an evaluation and overview of prospective adoptive parents’ personal life and background – which will allow the agency to determine if the adoptive parents are able to provide a stable and safe environment for the ... The post HOME STUDY: DO’S and DON’TS appeared first on .

  • Thinking of Adoption? 5 Things To Do To Prepare For The Adoption Process

    With a new year in full swing, maybe you are ready to finally make good on the goals you have set out to achieve in the past. If adopting a child is one of those goals, then there’s no better time to start the adoption process than right NOW. When choosing to adopt, there are a number of prerequisit... The post Thinking of Adoption? 5 Things To Do To Prepare For The Adoption Process appeared first...

  • Positive Adoption Terminology

      When entering the adoption journey, it is important to familiarize yourself with adoption related terms. Often times, people unknowingly utilize negative or outdated adoption language that could be hurtful or offensive to those who are touched by adoption. Positive adoption vocabulary helps t... The post Positive Adoption Terminology appeared first on .

  • Favorite Adoption Blogs of 2016

    Everybody needs a support system, or at the very least someone who can relate to their circumstance or situation. However, often times – people may not have a safety net of family and/or friends they can rely on for judgment free advice. Which is why blogs have become a great resource for those look... The post Favorite Adoption Blogs of 2016 appeared first on .

  • AFTH Staff Celebrates The Holidays

    Season’s Greetings! Last week Adoptions From The Heart hosted a holiday party for staff at Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant. We’re so grateful for days, where we can all be together, rejoice in the holiday spirit and reflect on the past year, and what we are looking forward to in the year... The post AFTH Staff Celebrates The Holidays appeared first on .

  • Gifts For The Birth Mother in Your Life

    In most open adoptions, adoptive families have a unique relationship with their child’s birth mother. In many cases, adoptive parents will schedule visits or phone calls, send photos or write letters to birth families, in an effort to create a healthy and happy family dynamic. Some adoptive parents ... The post Gifts For The Birth Mother in Your Life appeared first on .

  • Kenny & Greg #7216

    Hello! We’re Kenny and Greg. We’re grateful you’d like to know more about us, and very excited to start a family through an open adoption. Becoming parents has been a dream for both of us respectively, and as a team we know the love, home, and family we share will provide a fantastic life for ... The post Kenny & Greg #7216 appeared first on .

  • Brian, Kathleen & James #2688

    We are Brian and Kathleen and our son, James.  We welcome you into our lives and thank you for considering us as adoptive parents of your child. We met in college and were married in 2003. We both pursued careers in teaching.  Our Christian faith is central to our commitment to each other and the re... The post Brian, Kathleen & James #2688 appeared first on .

  • Q&A with AFTH Newest Adoptive Parents

    On Friday November 18, 2016; five AFTH adoptive parents finalized their adoptions, at the Camden County Court House in Camden, NJ. The day of the finalizations fell on National Adoption Day, which made the day all the more fitting and special. We spoke with two of the families, Jennifer and Joe , as... The post Q&A with AFTH Newest Adoptive Parents appeared first on .

  • Adoption News: Fall 2016

    Download PDF Articles Include: Casino Royale: Betting on a Better Future 2017 AFTH Calendar Getting Through the Holidays Birth Parent Gift Ideas Birth PArent Panel AFTH Staff News Fal Festival Recaps Friends Through Adoption Ways to Give Back No SSN for Tax Time In Every Issue: Support Groups, Legis... The post Adoption News: Fall 2016 appeared first on .

  • N.J. adoptees get right to original birth certificate in 2017

    In most states, when a child is adopted, his original birth certificate is filed and sealed by the court. For years, original birth certificates have not been available to the public, and an adoptee could only access it by a court order under good cause. According to the American Adoption Congress t... The post N.J. adoptees get right to original birth certificate in 2017 appeared first on .

  • Manny & Jen #4338

    Hi – Thank you for taking time to read our profile and learn more about us. We have always known that adoption would be part of our story, and after 15 years of marriage, we are so excited to become first-time parents. As you look through this brief introduction to our lives, we hope that you will s... The post Manny & Jen #4338 appeared first on .

  • November Is National Adoption Month

    National Adoption Month (NAM) also known as National Adoption Awareness Month has a long standing history. For over 20 years, adoption agencies, social workers, and adoption groups have coordinated events, workshops, etc. to raise awareness about adoption. What started as a week-long initiative, tra... The post November Is National Adoption Month appeared first on .

  • Adoptions From The Heart Casino Royale 2016 Recap

    Ante Up Last weekend, on Saturday November 5th, Adoptions From The Heart hosted their first Annual Casino Royale at the Clothier Room in Wynnewood, Pa. Over 100 people came out to for a night of fun, food and fundraising, all benefitting the Birth Parent Scholarship Fund. Guests enjoyed a collection... The post Adoptions From The Heart Casino Royale 2016 Recap appeared first on .

  • AFTH Gearing Up For Casino Royale Fundraiser

    Adoptions From The Heart inaugural Casino Royale fundraiser will be taking place on Saturday, November 5th.  AFTH staff couldn’t be more excited to host a night of fun, food and fundraising to support the Birth Parent Scholarship Fund. AFTH’s Birthparent Scholarship Fund provides birth parents with ... The post AFTH Gearing Up For Casino Royale Fundraiser appeared first on .

  • Transracial Adoption: Parenting a Child of Another Race

    Transracial adoption (or interracial adoption) – refers to the adoption of a child that is of a different race than that of the adoptive parents. The quickest cure for racism would be to have everyone in the country adopt a child of another race. No matter what your beliefs, when you hold a fo... The post Transracial Adoption: Parenting a Child of Another Race appeared first on .

  • New Team Members at Adoptions From The Heart

    New Team Members at AFTH Here at AFTH some exciting changes have taken place! Our marketing team is full of fresh faces, and we have two new social workers! AFTH is eager to see what the new marketing team will think up to spread the word about AFTH and open adoption. We are also thrilled that BOTH ... The post New Team Members at Adoptions From The Heart appeared first on .

  • Friends through Adoption become Family through Kidney Transplant

    Friends through Adoption become Family through Kidney Transplant Earlier this year, AFTH received an email from a family who had adopted through our China Program over ten years ago. Marie Kilgore and her family had a wonderful experience and were enjoying the past ten years with their daughter, Gra... The post Friends through Adoption become Family through Kidney Transplant appeared first on .

  • Jesse & Joshua #6231

    Hello– Doctor Seuss once wrote, “A person’s a person, no matter how small.”  This describes perfectly the dads we both want to be. It’s so important to treat children, not as objects, but as people — people who can share their experience with us, and us with them. Our goal as paren... The post Jesse & Joshua #6231 appeared first on .

  • The Memory Bear, A Story of Love for Birth Parents

    The Memory Bear Jeff and Samantha, two parents who just recently adopted their baby boy, Ethan, through AFTH, were so excited when they discovered they’d be expanding their family. Their bursting gratitude inspired them. That’s when Samantha discovered the memory bear. This bear would be made ... The post The Memory Bear, A Story of Love for Birth Parents appeared first on .

  • AFTH Attends ‘From Helping to Healing’ Conference in New Orleans

    About the Conference Recently, two of AFTH’s finest headed down to New Orleans for the From Helping to Healing conference. “This conference is a joint initiative of American Academy of Adoption Attorneys/American Academy of Reproductive Technology Attorneys (AAAA/AAARTA) and National Council For Ado... The post AFTH Attends ‘From Helping to Healing’ Conference in New Orleans appeared first on .

  • John, Brayden & Somphit #6230

    Hi There! Thank you so much for taking the time to view our profile and getting to know us. We are a fun-filled family living in Virginia Beach VA. John is a physician specializing in rheumatology, and Somphit is a business change manager for a health insurance company. We have a joyful 5 year old b... The post John, Brayden & Somphit #6230 appeared first on .

  • Mike & Lisa #2683

    Hi, we are Mike and Lisa.  We would like to first thank you for taking time to view our Profile. We have been married for 14 years.  We love being with each other, going shopping, spending time in the outdoors and getting together with our family and friends.  We have two adopted cats that are very ... The post Mike & Lisa #2683 appeared first on .

  • Daniel & Elise #9062

    Hello! We are Dan and Elise.  We are very excited to become first time parents through adoption. We appreciate you taking the time to peak into our lives. We are a happily married couple who have been together for 6 years and married for 3 years.  We reside in a beautiful community in CT.  Where we ... The post Daniel & Elise #9062 appeared first on .

  • Philip, Laura, Caleb & Gianna #2665

    Hello and thank you for taking the time to learn more about us! We know you have many questions as you think about a family for your baby. We are Philip and Laura and have been happily married for 9 years. We have always wanted a large family and love children very much. In 2012 we adopted our son C... The post Philip, Laura, Caleb & Gianna #2665 appeared first on .

  • Blogs from AFTH families

    Blogs About Adoption The adoption journey is beautiful, but it is also tough. We have found that many of our birth parents, adoptive families, and even our staff cope through writing. There are many adoption blogs out there that tackle the tough issues. A few families from AFTH offered to highlight ... The post Blogs from AFTH families appeared first on .

  • How to Register for AFTH’s 2016 Paper Heart Project

      I think I want to register my business, but what exactly is the Paper Heart Project? Join the Paper Heart Project this November in honor of National Adoption Month! When you register as a sponsor or make a personal donation you can: Spread Adoption Awareness in Your Community Support Expectin... The post How to Register for AFTH’s 2016 Paper Heart Project appeared first on .

  • Top Social Media Posts of the Summer

    This summer, Adoptions From The Heart has been working hard to engage our social media followers. We want to help people understand adoption while also getting the support they need before, during, and after their adoption journey. We try to create content that is relevant and meaningful to all memb... The post Top Social Media Posts of the Summer appeared first on .

Adoptions From The Heart

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