Adoptive Families Blog

Our Favorite Children's Books About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 22, 2018

Experts recommend that you talk about adoption with your child early on, and tell them their adoption story often. Reading these seven children's books about adoption to your child can be the perfect way to incorporate adoption as a part of their daily life. Plus, it positively portrays relatable characters.

You can simply click on each books' title to learn more and purchase. Please feel free to share this list of children's books about adoption with anyone touched by adoption. We hope you enjoy!

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Topics: Adoption Book, books about adoption, adoption education

How to Learn About Christian Adoption on Audible

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 13, 2017

If you're thinking of adoption to build your family, you might be overwhelmed as you wonder where to start. We believe that education is key for anyone seeking to adopt!

A great place to begin learning about Christian adoption is by reading Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call.

Keep reading to learn how you can listen to this adoption book for FREE on Audible!

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption Book, Called to Adoption

Valuable Book Review of Called to Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 6, 2017

Many Christian couples are realizing the need to step forward in faith and adopt a baby or child. Our Founder Mardie Caldwell's book Called to Adoption is an amazing, information-packed resource for those who wish to learn more about the miracle of families created through adoption.

If you're thinking about domestic infant adoption, such a useful book is indispensable! Today, Lifetime is sharing one adoptive mother's book review of this Christian adoption book:

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Topics: Adoption, Adoption Questions, Christian Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption Book, Adopting a Baby, Called to Adoption, books about adoption, domestic infant adoption, Christian adoption book

Adoptive Parenting Books to Read Before You Adopt

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 12, 2016

Preparing ahead of time for parenting is smart. Lifetime Adoption suggests that you read the three books listed below while you're in your adoption wait. Prepare for parenthood with books on adoption, discipline, and parenting. Educating yourself and learning all you can about parenting is a constructive way to spend your time while you're waiting to adopt. Think of it this way: once your baby is home, there won't be much time for reading! 

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Topics: Adoption Book, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, adoptive parenting, books about adoption

Recommended Adoption Books for Adoptive Parents

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 13, 2016

In this list, you will find a variety of books that show the many different perspectives of adoption. We've organized this list into books for adopted children, for adoptive parents, books to read at the start of your adoption journey, and books to understand where birth parents are coming from. Each title is linked to its page on Amazon, so you can easily learn more and purchase.

Enjoy, and please feel free to share this list!

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Topics: Adoption Book, books about adoption, adoption education

Called to Adoption Book Now on Audible

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 9, 2016

If you're hoping to adopt and love audio books, we've just released Lifetime's Founder Mardie Caldwell's book Called to Adoption: A Christian's Guide to Answering the Call on Audible!

When you're thinking of adopting a child, it can be overwhelming to know where to start. Education is key for anyone hoping to adopt!

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption Book, Called to Adoption

Celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month – Read Adoption Books

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 9, 2015

This month, National Adoption Awareness Month is nationally recognized. To celebrate the month, we encourage you to learn more about adoption through reading books about it. Lifetime Adoption’s Founder Mardie Caldwell has penned five books about adoption: AdoptingOnline.com, Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide, The Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Adoption, Called to Adoption, and So I Was Thinking About Adoption.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption Book, National Adoption Awareness Month

Spreading the Word About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 12, 2014

Even if you find adoption is not part of your personal story, learning about it can help someone you may come to know in the future.

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Topics: Adoption Awareness, Adoption Book

The First Five Steps to Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 15, 2014

There are more options than ever before for families who are considering building their families through adoption. Before beginning an adoption, families should take time to prepare and research. The following steps should ensure that you are ready for your own adoption journey.

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Topics: Adoption Book, Adoption journey, Adoption preparation

Fear of the Unknown

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 17, 2013

In adoption, as with life, there are no guarantees. God instructs us to “not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.” (Matthew 6:34). He promises that if we “seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, all these things will be given to you.” (Matthew 6:33).

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Topics: Adoption Book, Adoption journey, Adopting a Baby