The Rice household in Cottonwood, Ariz. is filled to the brim with love. With three biological children, four foster children and one adopted child, Natalie and Corby’s love for foster care and adoption brings a sense of harmony to their home.
Erin called Joining Hearts and spoke with a pregnancy specialist. The Joining Hearts team is committed to helping women understand the facts about parenting, adoption, adoption law, birth parent rights and more to help them make the best plan for themselves and their child.
Crystal, a foster mom in St. Johns, Ariz., has found love and positivity in embracing the unknown. Her YouTube channel "Crazy Pieces" has allowed her to bring recognition and validation to foster children, foster parents, and adopted children everywhere.
Jessica, a Flagstaff foster mom, knows that having the support of a loving family can completely transform a child’s life. She saw a need that she could fulfill by providing a nurturing home to foster children in her community.
For Bob and Becky, foster care and adoption are more than choices, they are a calling. “When we first started dating, I asked Bob if he would be open to adopting,” said Becky. “It was on my heart since I was a child.”
Sometimes it’s life’s greatest challenges that inspire us to open our hearts. Angie, a former foster mom in Lakeside, Ariz., knows love always triumphs over hardship.
In January 2019 they took the first step toward infant adoption and attended a Joining Hearts information session.
In 2016, Rachel and Corey Andre became foster parents as they began kinship placement for a teenaged relative. Since that time, they have fostered 13 children and have grown their family through a successful process of adopting five children in the early weeks of October.
By all accounts, Abby has her hands full. She is a single mom to three young children and unemployed. Abby was pregnant with twins.
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