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Using Positive Adoption Language

Using Positive Adoption Language

Using positive and accurate adoption language can have an immense impact on adoptees and parents alike. The words and phrases we use to express our relationships with family members and loved ones can either make us feel like we belong or we don’t belong. Using positive adoption language and language of belonging can be so important to the development and…

A Second Adoption for Jason and Billy

A Second Adoption for Jason and Billy

Billy and Jason recently welcomed a beautiful baby boy into their home and growing family. Beau is their second child and though they had also adopted their 4-year-old daughter Louisa, the dads still had many of the same questions to consider that they did before their first adoption: Can we responsibly afford another adoption? Can we take the needed parental…

A Single Mom’s Gift

A Single Mom’s Gift

Given her own life circumstances, Patricia decided to become a single mother. After failed fertility treatments and local domestic adoption in her Canadian hometown not being an option, she was excited to learn about her options for international newborn adoption from the U.S.  What particularly drew her to adoption with Courageous Hearts was the openness, “that birth mothers get to…

Funding Your Adoption

Funding Your Adoption

We understand that adoption can be very expensive and range from $35,000 to $55,000. Not only can these fees be a financial burden or barrier for an expanding family, in the case of failed or terminated adoptions, many of those fees are lost and unrecoverable.

Courageous Hearts wants to assist you in decreasing the financial burden and make adoption attainable for families wishing to expand.

Johnny Was Worth Every Waiting Moment

Johnny Was Worth Every Waiting Moment

When Eve first laid her eyes on Johnny, it was like an “overwhelming sensation of peace.” With him in her arms, she felt at home, like life finally made sense. Not only did she find an instant bond with Johnny, she felt like he was meant to be part of their family.