In just a few short weeks it will be November, which is National Adoption Month. Adoptions From The Heart and other agencies across the country dedicate the month of November to honor everyone in the adoption triad. So bring on National Adoption Month 2019! This year Adoptions From The Heart will start the month-long celebration [...]
Help others give during the “Season of Giving” by donating to Adoptions From The Heart’s holiday Gift Card Drive
Everyone says "it is more fun to give than receive," and that is true! As a parent, there is nothing better than watching your child's eyes widen with glee and expressing gratitude. A child feels special when they receive a gift as a result of exemplifying good behavior. The truth is that there are birth [...]
Every November one of the ways AFTH honors National Adoption Month is by running The Purple Heart Project. The logistics of this campaign are simple: AFTH partners w/ local businesses and organizations, and sends them purple paper hearts. Customers at each business can purchase a heart for $1 and write their name on it in [...]
This week let’s give a warm welcome to AFTH’s newest Philadelphia employees: Eddie Donlevie, Jackie Lovell, Devin Crenshaw, Neely Jones!
Leaves are starting to fall, the weather is dropping, and pumpkin spice lattes are in full swing. It is finally Fall, which means that Adoptions From The Heart's Fall festivals are coming soon. We do not want you to miss any of the Fall action; therefore, we have put together a list of all this [...]
Surviving the wait as a prospective adoptive parent can be overwhelming. It might feel like the wait will never end at some points. We’re here to tell you to stay patient because the wait will be worth it! Below are some tips that can ease your anxiousness while waiting for your child to come home. Live [...]
There are SO many adoptive parent bloggers out there! With all of these powerful voices in the adoptive parent community, we have no choice but to put together a part II list of bloggers we love. So here they are! Transracial Adoption Part of Me "Part of Me" is a lifestyle and family blog run [...]
Reasons Why An Expecting Mother Who is Already Parenting Decides to Make an Adoption Plan for Her Unborn Child
There are many reasons why a mother will place their second child for adoption and not their first. Most of the time circumstances impact whether a mother places her second child or not.
Although it sucks, it is not out of the ordinary for birth parents to feel various levels of regret post-placement. You may constantly ask yourself "What if I did not lose my job?" "What if I stayed away from that person?" "What if I listened to what others warned me about?" Those who are parenting [...]
Download PDF Articles Include: Birth Fathers Are Important Too! Breaking a Sweat for Birth Parents - Over $1,000 Raised Letter from AFTH Founder Maxine Chalker Adoptive Parent Meet Up Get Involved with AFTH's 2019 Paper Heart Project Fall Festivals Classes Designed for Adoptive Parents Summer Picnic Recap AFTH's New Domestic Program Manager: Jenna Smith In Every [...]