Adoptive Families Blog

Praise for our Recent Webinar

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jul 6, 2015 8:00:00 AM

We got some great feedback from attendees to our recent webinar, "Erin's Adoption Story." If you missed this webinar, you can watch the recording here: Here's what folks had to say:

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Topics: Adoption Tips, Adoption webinar, Adopting a Baby

Getting Started on the Road to Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jul 2, 2015 12:51:00 PM

Once you’ve decided that adoption is the path you'll use to start your family, you're probably wondering how to start the process of adoption. Getting started can feel mind-boggling. Some of the questions on your mind may include: should we adopt through a facilitator or agency? Do we want an open adoption exchange with the birth parents? Can we afford to adopt? Here are some tips to help you discover the particulars of adopting a baby or child:

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Topics: Adoption Professionals, Adoption fundraising, Adoption Fees, adoption benefits

Webinar for Hopeful Adoptive Parents: Your Adoption Questions Answered

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 30, 2015 7:54:00 AM

If you've just started exploring the possibility of adoption, there are likely lots of questions on your mind. One way to get answers to your adoption questions is by reading adoption books such as Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide or Called to Adoption. Another way is by listening to adoption webinars. Lifetime Adoption held a great adoption webinar in which we answered questions from people just like you, people who've begun their adoption research. There's a great chance that they have the same questions as you've had on your mind!
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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adoption journey, Adoption preparation

Daily Devotional-Thankfulness

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 25, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Here is a beautiful daily devotional from Sarah Young’s Jesus Calling book that we wanted to share with you:

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Topics: daily devotional

Adoption Tip

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on Jun 23, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Here is an adoption tip for adoptive families on their journey to adopt:

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Topics: adoption tip

Adoption Truth

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 22, 2015 7:00:00 AM

We wanted to share an adoption truth with you while you are on your adoption journey.
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Topics: adoption truth

Bookended in Love: A Picture of Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 19, 2015 7:00:00 AM

We loved this precious perspective through one adoptive mom's recent experience through open adoption. In this tender and heartfelt post from blogger-mom Lindsey Redfern, we get to see the mixed emotions, from the bittersweet and beautiful experience between one birth mother and adoptive mom. In adoption a child has love on all sides, love-to-love, as she so beautifully illustrates through her captioned photo store here.

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Topics: Open Adoption

Your Child's Social Security Number

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 16, 2015 7:00:00 AM

Mardie Caldwell, author of “Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide” speaks about a topic that can sometimes be overlooked during the busy adoption process. She speaks about how and when you should get your child's social security number.

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Topics: Adoption, social security number

Adoption Benefits for Military Personnel

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 15, 2015 7:00:00 AM

If you are hoping to adopt and are active duty military, there are adoption benefits specifically for you.  There is no need to wait to begin the process.  Even if your spouse is deployed or your family is stationed overseas, you can begin the journey to find the child meant for your family.

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Topics: Military, adoption benefits

Family Update

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Jun 9, 2015 7:00:00 AM

We love receiving  family updates like this from our families as they experience new memories through their adoption.
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Topics: family update