The Whole Story: An Adoption Miracle: By: Kendra Leavitt

In life, there are fewer things more disappointing than plans not working out. Failure for a plan to develop leads to annoyance, which can lead to despair. How many phrases are dedicated to help allay the feelings of disappointment? “You have to roll with the punches,” “it’s always darkest before dawn,” “when God closes a…

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Why Changing Plans Doesn’t Mean Giving Up

After three years of focusing on fertility treatments, and experiencing loss and disappointment time after time, we recently took the entire year off from pursuing fertility treatments. It was exactly what we didn’t realize we needed. For three years we tried so hard to add to our family. Our trips, outings and activities were planned…

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Transracial Adoptions: 4 Things You Should Remember- By: Allison Sheffield

While supporting our program at the Utah Infertility Resource Center, I met Melissa Campbell from triumphsandtrials.com who had recently adopted transracially and asked me about transracial adoptions and she asked that I share- First, do NOT say that you are colorblind. Many families who adopt transracially say that they do not see differences and are…

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Children’s Service Society- By: Allison Sheffield

  Children’s Service Society is a non-profit, child welfare agency. Our programs include of Care about Childcare, Grand families, Utah Parents in Action, and Adoption. We have a Domestic Infant Adoption Program in which we provide all adoption related services and we can also just write home studies for families intending to complete a private…

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