Adoptive Families Blog

Adoption is a Miracle! - The Best Adoption Gifts

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 31, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Whether you're an adoptive parent, an adoptee, or birth parent, these items will make wonderful adoption gifts!  Maybe you know someone whose been touched by adoption; an adoption-related gift will be perfect!

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Topics: Adoption, Adoption Gifts, Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer

Doubly Blessed Through Lifetime

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 27, 2015 1:49:00 PM

Here's an encouraging and sweet email we received from two-time Lifetime adoptive couple Lyn and Michael:

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Topics: Adoption Update

7 Ways to Put Your Adoption Dreams Into Action

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on Aug 25, 2015 10:59:00 AM

Here are seven action items to take during your adoption journey:

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How to Stay Encouraged Throughout Your Adoption

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on Aug 24, 2015 10:12:00 AM

There are those times when life is challenging and the path to parenthood challenging, when it is drudgery and just hard work to move forward. It's then when you have to focus and search for happiness and patience along the way. 

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Topics: Christian Adoption, adoption wait, adoption wisdom

Adoption Webinar: Embracing Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 20, 2015 11:25:00 AM

Lifetime recently held a great webinar, about open adoption and how it works in real life.

When it comes to open adoption, perhaps you've heard yourself or another say "I get why open adoption is good, but I'm not sure I could do it." Understanding and embracing open adoption can feel like different steps, however actual adoption stories help future adoptive parents get a look at what open adoption can be like for real families, just like yours.

Through Jess and Kevin's adoption story, discover the blessings open adoption offers when you remain open to the possibilities of a unique relationship with your child's birth parents.

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Forever My Son!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 18, 2015 9:04:37 AM

Congratulations to adoptive mother Natacha on the recent finalization of your sweet son's adoption! We were thrilled to get this update:

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Can We Adopt If We're Not Married?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 17, 2015 12:26:00 PM

Question: Can we adopt through Lifetime if we're just living together and not yet married?

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Topics: Infant adoption, I want to adopt a baby, adoption Q&A

Our Family is Complete!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 13, 2015 10:11:00 AM

At Lifetime, we love to get the news from adoptive couples that they've finalized their child's adoption. Darryl and Melissa recently emailed their Coordinator Amy that their daughter Eligia's adoption was finalized in court:

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Topics: Adoption story, family update

Are Your Children Excited About Your Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM

If you already have children and you're seeking to adopt to expand your family through adoption, it's great to show their enthusiasm for a little brother or sister in your printed adoption profile.

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Webinar Series: Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Aug 10, 2015 2:46:00 PM

If you are just starting to think about whether adoption the right path to parenthood for you, it's important to educate yourself on all areas of adoption. One area that you'll want to find out more about is open adoption.

An "open adoption" means that you have contact with your child's birth parents; a great thing to have should your child have medical issues later on related to genetics. Our open adoption webinar series allows you to easily learn about open adoption; you can tune in from the comfort of your home! You can easily listen to our webinars about open adoption as you drive to work, prepare dinner, or even while you work out!

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Topics: Open Adoption