Adoptions

11 05, 2020

David and Stephanie’s Family

By |2020-05-08T16:39:30-04:00May 11th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on David and Stephanie’s Family

Stephanie, Adam (10 months), and Dave at Disney World Stephanie and I began our adoption journey well before we first sat down with Adoptions from the Heart in early 2013.  We had been discussing bringing a child into our family by this route for some time preceding formal investigation along with crafting our [...]

8 05, 2020

Ann Marie, Darlene and Giovanni’s Adoption Story of Hope and Inspiration

By |2020-05-14T14:31:30-04:00May 8th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Ann Marie, Darlene and Giovanni’s Adoption Story of Hope and Inspiration

Once upon a time in Brooklyn, there were two girls who fell in love, became a devoted couple, and longed to grow into a loving family. They were certain that adoption would be a part of their story and it was supported by many of their close friends and family members, especially those who happened [...]

6 05, 2020

Our Tattoo: A family united through the beauty of open adoption

By |2020-05-01T17:04:19-04:00May 6th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Our Tattoo: A family united through the beauty of open adoption

Side 1             Side 2                 As I write this it was exactly a year ago when I found out I was 9 months pregnant. A few days later I was in labor, and a few days after that [...]

4 05, 2020

Open Adoption = Double the Love

By |2020-05-01T13:27:29-04:00May 4th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on Open Adoption = Double the Love

Mia Hi!  My name is Mia.  I am 11 years old and I am adopted.  My birth parents chose the agency - Adoptions from the Heart and open adoption.  I think that this is pretty cool!  And I feel that I am so lucky because of that choice.  Now I have two families, [...]

30 04, 2020

A Tribute to Maxine

By |2020-04-30T18:54:49-04:00April 30th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, For Pregnant Women|Comments Off on A Tribute to Maxine

Left to Right: Brendan, Mary, Caroline, Larry, Peter, and Katie It was 35 years ago on a cold fall morning when Mary and I met Maxine for the first time. She had recently started her own private adoption agency. We met Maxine in the basement of her home for our initial intake. We [...]

22 04, 2020

Yo Ho Ho Friends and Family Celebrate Captain Lincoln’s 6th Birthday from Afar

By |2020-04-22T13:29:16-04:00April 22nd, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Yo Ho Ho Friends and Family Celebrate Captain Lincoln’s 6th Birthday from Afar

Lincoln was looking forward to his pirate-themed birthday party this April, but his parents had to cancel it because of the pandemic. Like most children, the little buccaneer was bummed he could no longer have his friends over for a pirate soiree. Even though Lincoln's friends could not come aboard his ship (house) this year [...]

21 04, 2020

National Infertility Awareness Week – Stacey and Jason

By |2020-04-21T12:43:00-04:00April 21st, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on National Infertility Awareness Week – Stacey and Jason

The Beginning Stacey and Jason met while working in 2003. Stacey was working for a company that used services provided by the company where Jason was working at. The two often spoke on the phone for work-related reasons. As time went on, the two finally met after Stacey traveled to Dallas, Texas where Jason was [...]

19 04, 2020

National Infertility Awareness Week: Candi Meck

By |2020-04-14T11:18:28-04:00April 19th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents, News & Announcements|Comments Off on National Infertility Awareness Week: Candi Meck

Candi and Chuck Meck met while both working at the grocery store 20+ years ago. “Chuck came to the store and delivered the milk. I always say that I married the milkman,” Candi laughed. The happy couple now has a 5-year-old daughter named Camryn.

18 03, 2020

Hospital Etiquette for Prospective Adoptive Parents

By |2020-03-13T21:00:13-04:00March 18th, 2020|Adoptions, For Adoptive Parents|Comments Off on Hospital Etiquette for Prospective Adoptive Parents

Be Flexible It is ideal for expecting parents and prospective adoptive parents to make plans for the hospital ahead of time. The truth is that it is unrealistic for all our plans to go exactly, well as planned. Being a parent means knowing how to collect yourself and move forward when an initial plan goes [...]