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Fairy Dust, Tiaras, Tutus & Bows

Fairy Dust, Tiaras, Tutus & Bows

Welcome to our wonderfully crazy princess world!  Fairy dust, tiaras, tutus and bows, God has a plan that only He knows! 

We began the adoption process for our own selfish reasons—really only for us and our desire to be parents. Little did we realize that we would be creating so much more. 

Adoption is one of the most beautiful, rewarding, tearful, stressful and crazy things to be a part of. Our lives have changed from work, date nights and friends to dancing and singing and dress up and make believe and hugs. Some days, we grocery shop wearing princess dresses or wear bathing suits and goggles in the tub. You get creative. You let go of trying to be in control and you just love. 

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In the last ten[+] years, Heartland for Children has established strong community partnerships and effective programs that have positively impacted our tri-county area. Under their leadership, child abuse has decreased. This change has been a result of strong commitment to prevention and evidence based programs. Additionally, their focus on trauma focused care has made a tremendous impact on children and families that have experienced abuse, neglect, and out of home placements. Heartland for Children is the model of community based care for our state. As a social worker who was involved in the transition to this model of care in our state, I fully support and endorse their continued work and leadership in Hardee, Highlands and Polk counties.