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Adoption Aid

How to Decide on an Adoption Agency

February 21, 2017

This the is part two of our blog series “So, You’re Thinking About Adopting.” We highly encourage you to read part one if you haven’t already, and you can go check that out here. If you have, and you’re here, then you’re stepping into the first big, tangible decision in the adoption process. Our most frequently […]

Adoption Aid

So, You’re Thinking About Adoption

February 17, 2017
Get Involved

7 Great Quotes About Family

February 14, 2017
Care Centers

Valentine’s Day Celebration at Maria’s Big House of Hope

It’s Valentine’s Day at Maria’s Big House of Hope. The children celebrated in style with red and pink heart-shaped sunglasses on their faces and decorations galore. The kids had so much fun decorating heart-shaped sugar cookies, which they made during preschool earlier in the day. The staff and nannies praised their creativity as they piled […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

5 Books About Adoption You Should Read

February 8, 2017

The adoption journey is many things. It is beautiful, and it is hard. It is joyful, and it is sad. It is the best thing, and it is the hardest thing. And it is certainly confusing. There are a lot of useful stories and resources along the way. We have found these five books to be […]

Trips

How Granola got me to China

February 7, 2017

I never thought in my wildest dream that I would be traveling across the globe to China with Show Hope. But when the Lord calls you to go, you listen. In November 2015, I was accepted to go on a trip with a group of Belmont students over our spring break.  I had been feeling […]

Pre+Post Adoption Support

Why the Empowered to Connect Conference Matters to my Family

February 6, 2017

A message from Elizabeth Occhipinti, the Co-Founder and President of Miriam’s Heart in New Jersey, as well as mother to five children. Miriam’s Heart will be hosting the Empowered to Connect Simulcast for the third time in 2017. In my conversations with others, it is clear that most of us have stuff we need to work […]

Monthly Prayer Focus

February Prayer Focus: Addie

February 2, 2017

We’re so excited to introduce you to Addie! Addie is a 2-year-old girl with a beautiful and gentle spirit. Her bright eyes and sweet smile warm our hearts every day. Addie lives at Maria’s Big House of Hope where her days are full of fun time in the playroom (she loves the ball pit), physical […]