Adoptive Families Blog

8 Pointers for a Successful Adoption: Lifetime Mother Shares Her Secrets

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 26, 2017

Plus, 4 tips on what NOT to do!

"My husband and I are with an adoption agency and have been waiting for 10 months. Our profile has gone out to birth mothers but there hasn't been any interest yet. What should we do to be seen by more birth mothers? Any tips for what we should be doing as we wait to be picked?"

We're sharing the answer a Lifetime adoptive mother provided, her 8 pointers for a successful adoption, and 4 tips on adoption to avoid!

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Topics: Adoption Tips, Adoption success, I want to adopt a baby, adopt a baby

Join Us this Thursday – Harrison and Rebekah’s Adoption Story

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 17, 2014

Have you been dreaming of that moment when you realize "I am this baby's parent!" as you rock your little one to sleep or change the tenth diaper in a day? Do you imagine what it will be like to meet your baby at the hospital and walk through those tender moments with your child's birthmom?
Have you wondered how you'll feel the first time the baby you will adopt is placed in your arms?

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Topics: Adoption webinar, Adoption journey, Adoption success

Benefits of Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 13, 2014

There are many benefits to having an open adoption plan with your baby’s birth mother. One benefit is that the two parties have an opportunity to get to know each other BEFORE the adoption happens.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adopting a child, Adoption success

How to Handle the Wait in your Journey to Adopt a Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 30, 2014

Choosing the path of adoption to parenthood can be a process. As you progress through your adoption process, you’ll need to have patience. But you can take comfort in the fact that the wait will soon be over and you will adopt a child!

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Topics: Adoption process, Adoption success

Blessed by Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 19, 2014

Libby, one of Lifetime’s Adoption Coordinators, just received this touching update email from adoptive couple Brent and Latonia:

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Topics: Adoption Update, Adoption success

Your Final Step to a Successful Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 16, 2014

Last week on our blog, we shared with you the fourth step to take for a success in adoption and that was to research the home study requirements in your state.

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Topics: Adoption Tips, Adoption journey, Adoption success

Adoption Profile Help

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 27, 2014

Question: My husband and I have just started to research Lifetime, and the thought of creating an entire adoption profile intimidates us! Will you help us prepare it?

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Topics: Adoption profile, Adoption success