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8 06, 2020

Alex’s Summer in China: An education and a birth family reunion

By |2020-05-14T17:53:06-04:00June 8th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Alex’s Summer in China: An education and a birth family reunion

Alexandra Miller's reunion with her birth family in China Growing up in the States Jeff and Maxine Miller adopted Alexandra from the Quzhou Social Welfare Institute in China at 10 ½ months old. Alexandra grew up in the rural countryside of Garrett County, MD. Throughout high school, Alexandra was a proud and active [...]

5 06, 2020

Historical Park In Warminster

By |2020-07-01T19:51:18-04:00June 5th, 2020|Local Resources|Comments Off on Historical Park In Warminster

Moland House Historic Park Searching for things such as visiting museums or historic landmarks can enrich your mind and give you plenty of historical education and perspective on a lot of exciting topics. The Warminster adoption agency supports this article to inspire people to come with family or friends to visit museums. History The Moland [...]

5 06, 2020

Family Attractions in Pittsburgh, PA

By |2020-07-07T20:58:21-04:00June 5th, 2020|Local Resources|Comments Off on Family Attractions in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium What better place to take your children that the local Zoo and aquarium. Our adoption agency in Pittsburgh, PA, from AFTH, has sponsored this article to encourage families to plan a fun-filled day at the Zoo.  Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is the second Zoo and the fifth aquarium certified [...]

5 06, 2020

Jen’s Journey to Parenthood with Adoptions From The Heart

By |2020-05-12T15:21:23-04:00June 5th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Jen’s Journey to Parenthood with Adoptions From The Heart

A picture with Maxine 10 years apart As a single mother, I set out on the adoption journey with Adoptions From The Heart almost 15 years ago.  I had researched many agencies and I loved so many things about AFTH. They had a great international program that they were involved with at the [...]

3 06, 2020

Our World Changed Forever and Our Lives Truly Began

By |2020-05-14T16:43:21-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Our World Changed Forever and Our Lives Truly Began

Abby, Josh, and baby Grayson at the AFTH Family Picnic Adoptee to Adoptive Mother Adopting a child has always been a dream of mine. I myself was adopted from South Korea as an infant. I always felt strongly about wanting to give a child the life, love, and opportunity that I was given [...]

1 06, 2020

Our Adoptions From The Heart Story

By |2020-05-12T17:55:44-04:00June 1st, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Our Adoptions From The Heart Story

Our Adoptions From The Heart Story – Matthew and Elizabeth Our Daughter Liliana was born on October 22, 2013 Starting a Family We were married for several years not thinking we’d want to have children right away.  We wanted to establish our careers, travel, and enjoy our new lives together.  Children were not in the [...]

29 05, 2020

Children’s Library in Pittsburgh, PA

By |2020-06-02T17:03:30-04:00May 29th, 2020|Local Resources|Comments Off on Children’s Library in Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library Childhood development is extremely important to the adoption agency in Pittsburgh, PA, which is why they have sponsored this article to encourage parents to visit this innovative lending library.  The Pittsburgh Toy Lending Library was created in 1974 by a group of parents who saw the need for an organization that [...]

29 05, 2020

My World is Now a Better Place

By |2020-05-14T14:11:05-04:00May 29th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on My World is Now a Better Place

Julianna by Diana Cardamone Photography Chris and I had it all. Great families, amazing friends, rewarding careers, and good health. Sounds good, right? What could be better? However, to me, my world was just not right; it felt incomplete. The excitement of beginning a family was fresh in our minds and we entered [...]

28 05, 2020

Weekend Activities in Horsham

By |2020-06-01T15:14:18-04:00May 28th, 2020|Local Resources|Comments Off on Weekend Activities in Horsham

Graeme Park Who doesn't love a beautiful relaxing day at the park? Enjoying some outdoor activities and having a picnic. The adoption agency in Horsham, PA, loves providing family-fun activities to explore over the weekend, one including Graeme Park.  Graeme Park is a 42-acre historic park, including a Colonial Pennsylvania Governor's only remaining home, Keith [...]

27 05, 2020

Celebrating Adoptions From The Heart’s 35th Anniversary

By |2020-05-12T16:50:07-04:00May 27th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Celebrating Adoptions From The Heart’s 35th Anniversary

Intro The desire to parent a child was the driving force that led us to adoption.  We both came from “traditional” family structures with a mother and father plus siblings.  I grew up in the Maryland suburbs of our nation’s capital amidst a diverse shifting population in the turbulent 1960s and 1970s.  It felt like [...]