Adoptive Families Blog

3 Ways to Include Faith in Your Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 23, 2018

Most adoptive parents face some challenges during their adoption journey that are best survived through a strong faith in God. We encourage you to walk in faith every day! Put your frustrations in the Lord’s hands. Trust Him to help you become all He plans you to be: wonderful parents for the child He will bring into your life.

Today, Lifetime is sharing 3 effective ways to include your faith in your adoption journey!

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer, Faith, Adoption journey, faith in adoption

November is Adoption Month - Get Prayer Ideas Here

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 17, 2017

We encourage you to pray for those touched by adoption this November in recognition of National Adoption Awareness Month! Join Lifetime as we lift birth parents and adoptive families in prayer, so that they might unite in open adoption.

To get you inspired with prayer ideas, Lifetime is offering a free download! It contains 30 days' worth of prayer inspiration along with relevant Bible passages.

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Topics: Adoption prayer, National Adoption Awareness Month, praying for your adoption, adoption month, adoption download

Your Adoption is All in His Timing

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on September 29, 2017

"Children are a heritage from the Lord and a reward from Him."
-Psalm 127:3.

Get tips on how you and your spouse can pray for each other while you wait for a birth mother to choose you!

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Mardie Caldwell, Adoption prayer, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, how to handle the adoption wait, praying for your adoption

An Adoption Prayer From Lifetime's Founder

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 31, 2017

Lifetime's Founder and CEO Mardie Caldwell is also an adoptive mother herself. Among many other roles, Mardie is an author, adoption expert, business coach, and Certified Open Adoption Practitioner.

She's shared that she feels her role as an adoptive mother is the most important! The journey that led Mardie to adopt her son around 30 years ago was life-changing, and she often shares through her testimony.

Keep scrolling to read her prayer to hopeful adoptive parents!

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Topics: Mardie Caldwell, Adoption prayer, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, Adoption Prayer Bracelet, praying for your adoption, adoption expert Mardie Caldwell

Free Shipping in Time for Christmas! Adoption Jewelry for Her

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 19, 2016


Looking for a unique and thoughtful gift for someone on your list touched by adoption? Adoption Prayer Bracelets are a one-of-a-kind design, prayerfully made to bless any adoptive mom or mom-in-waiting. All proceeds from these beautiful bracelets help birth mothers through the Lifetime Adoption Foundation too!

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Topics: Adoption Gifts, Adoption prayer, Adoption Prayer Bracelet, adoption jewelry, adoption gift

A Delightful Christmas Gift Idea - Adoption Jewelry

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 2, 2016

Adoption Prayer Bracelets make thoughtful and charming Christmas gifts for anyone on your gift list who's been affected by adoption. These bracelets are beautiful one-of-a-kind keepsake gifts to pronounce your love for adoption. There are three different styles to choose from and many stylish color schemes. Right now through December 31, you can use the promo code HOLIDAY and receive FREE Priority shipping on your order!

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Topics: Adoption Gifts, Adoption prayer, Adoption Prayer Bracelet, adoption jewelry, adoption gift

Prayer in Your Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 7, 2016

If you're in your adoption wait, you may be wondering how to respond to friends and family who ask, "Have you heard anything yet?" or "Why don't you have your baby yet?" 

This is a good opportunity to ask them to join you in prayer, for all areas of your adoption-in-progress. A beautiful reminder to pray is these gorgeous adoption prayer bracelets, available in assorted styles:

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer, Adoption journey, adoption wait, Adoption Prayer Bracelet, praying for your adoption

The Benefits of Keeping a Journal During Your Adoption Wait

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 28, 2016

When you’re waiting to be chosen by a birth mother, you’re waiting in the wilderness for a purpose. While you’re waiting, it’s beneficial to keep a journal of the lessons you’re learning.

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer, adoption wait

Gathering Strength in Your Adoption Journey

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on January 21, 2016

When things seem slow-in-coming with your adoption, gathering strength might feel challenging. Waiting to adopt can tax even a well-rooted faith; you may even question God’s presence or faithfulness at times. It may even feel like God has forgotten you. You may wonder if you’re even on track with His plan for your life.

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer, adoption wait

How to Trust God When Times Are Tough

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on September 3, 2015

 trust in Him and take that leap of faith, you will be pleasantly "God moves in mysterious ways
His wonders to performs”
-William Couper

It is every woman's dream to hold her first baby in her arms. There is nothing more painful yet joyful as giving birth to your child. You think you are ready to start a family and imagine everything will happen "just as planned." After all, isn't that how it is with all the other women you know? But, after 12 months of "trying," you find out that you are now medically an infertile couple. It is devastating news and one that you wouldn't wish on your worst enemy. But, is it the end of the road? Will you never become a mother? Do you feel God has let you down?

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Topics: Open Adoption, Christian Adoption, Adoption prayer