Adoptive Families Blog

Q&A Webinar: How to Make Important Decisions About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 5, 2018

When you're thinking about adopting a child, the entire process can seem overwhelming at first.  There are so many questions to ask, and important decisions to make. The best thing to do is to keep on asking your questions, and check them off as you go. Lifetime's adoption Q&A webinars are some of the best ways to learn a variety of answers that will help you along your path through adoption.

No matter why you're pursuing domestic infant adoption, there will be important decisions to make as you plan your family’s future. Lifetime recently hosted a Q&A adoption webinar all about making important decisions in adoption. Keep reading to hear this webinar, and get our adoption experts' insight and experience on a variety of decisions you'll be making!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption journey, domestic infant adoption

How to Talk to Your Children About Their Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 26, 2018

There's a lot to do when you're preparing to adopt. But what about preparing for family life after the adoption?

We recommend that you begin to get ready now for how you’ll talk about your family’s adoption story with your future child as they grow up.

Many hopeful adoptive parents ask, "How can I help my child understand their adoption story? How do I talk to my child about their adoption?" Lifetime recently held a webinar that answers these questions and more! Read on to learn helpful tips for talking with your kids about their adoption stories.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption journey, domestic infant adoption

Do You Hope to Adopt a Child of Another Race?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 23, 2018

Part of the domestic adoption process is deciding on your preferences, or search criteria. The best way to decide your adoption preferences is to learn as much as you can. This allows you to become confident that your preferences will lead to an adoption opportunity you can eagerly and comfortable accept.

Have you been considering the adoption of a child whose race is different than your own? Or maybe you’ve wondered how you'll talk about adoption with your future child. In any case, our Q&A webinar on transracial adoption will be a helpful resource. In this webinar, a panel of adoptive mothers gave tips and shared their experience with interracial adoption.

Keep on reading to listen to this valuable webinar on transracial adoption!

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Topics: Adoption Tips, Adoption webinar, adoption Q&A, Trans-Racial Adoptions, transracial adoption

Get Expert Adoption Advice at This Q&A Webinar

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 16, 2018

You know all those questions about adoption that pop up in your mind while you're running errands, at work, or getting ready for bed?  Those are the exact adoption questions that you can ask the adoption experts, at Lifetime's upcoming Q&A webinar! 

Mark your calendar and join our adoption Q&A webinar next Thursday! It'll be a live webinar, with Lifetime's experienced and attentive adoption experts. We're looking forward to answering the most-asked questions hopeful adoptive parents may have. It's wise to learn all you can about domestic, interstate infant adoption before you start!

Next week's Q&A webinar is open to all hopeful adoptive parents, and it's free of charge! Lifetime's Q&A webinars about adoption are always informative and encouraging, no matter if you're just starting to consider adopting or if you're waiting to be chosen by a birth mother. You'll be able to get the answers you need to your adoption questions, and learn from the questions others ask as well!

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, I want to adopt a baby, adoption Q&A, adopt a baby, Q&A webinar, adoption webinars

When It's Meant-To-Be in Open Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 2, 2018

Hopeful adoptive parents often go through questions and thoughts that cause them to wonder if they are on the right track pursuing adoption. Lifetime adoptive couple Silas and Dawn were no exception. Even as they traveled to meet their newborn son they still had to pinch themselves that their call to adoption had to led to their baby boy.

This sweet family's worries were for nothing, because every detail of their son's adoption story continues to show them this was meant to be!

This meant-to-be experience is something we see a lot at Lifetime. And along the way, it helps to be reminded of this truth by hearing it from others who recently walked where you are today.

You can watch the webinar replay of Silas and Dawn's meant-to-be open adoption story online today! Read on to learn how you can watch it for free, wherever you're at.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Christian Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption journey, adoption wait, adoptive parenting, domestic infant adoption

Adoption Webinar Next Week! Hear Lifetime Couple Silas & Dawn’s Story

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 15, 2018

Adoption stories are one of the most encouraging resources when you're hoping to adopt. You can get a lot of helpful answers and tips through listening to testimonies from people who have recently walked through the adoption process. Adoption starts to seem more simple and straightforward after hearing from others who were once where you are right now.

We hope you can join next Tuesday to hear Silas and Dawn’s adoption story. This Florida adoptive couple were blessed to adopt their son, Talon, through Lifetime Adoption last year. Keep reading to learn how you can watch this heartwarming adoption story!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption process, Adoption journey, Adoption story

What You Need to Know About Modern Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 11, 2017

Are you starting to learn more about adoption? Maybe you're actively pursuing adoption but aren't sure how to answer comments or questions about what adoption is like today.

Wherever you are at in the child adoption process, it helps to have clarity about the options involved for each side of a modern adoption in the US.

We recently hosted an information-packed webinar, all about the choices modern adoption offers women and families considering adoption. Anyone thinking about adoption should be aware of what adoption today looks like for adoptive families and birth parents. Discover how you can watch this webinar on modern adoption by reading on!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, adoption webinars, domestic infant adoption, modern adoption

Modern Adoption, Revealed! Free Webinar Coming Up

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 13, 2017

Lifetime has an exciting webinar coming up later this month that's open to the public! Join us on Thursday, November 30th to hear about the choices modern adoption offers women and families considering adoption. In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, we'll discuss how adoption today looks to Lifetime, for the benefit of the mothers, hopeful parents, and children that come together in each story.

Lifetime's webinar all about modern adoption will begin at 4:00 pm Pacific/7:00 Eastern on Thursday, November 30th. Anyone thinking about adoption should be aware of what adoption today looks like for adoptive families and birth parents. What are the choices involved in a modern adoption?

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, National Adoption Awareness Month, adoption webinars, domestic infant adoption, modern adoption, adoption month

Watch This Webinar to Find Out More About the Adoption Tax Credit

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 30, 2017

The Federal Adoption Tax Credit is a vital financing resource for most adoptive parents. Whether you’re just starting to look into adoption, you’re waiting to adopt, or you’ve recently adopted, it’s wise to learn about the Adoption Tax Credit. That way, after your adoption is finalized, you'll be able to make the most of the tax credit!

Last week, Lifetime hosted a webinar all about this tax credit. We hope to help adoptive couples as they attempt to make sense of it. The recording of this informative webinar has just been made available online. Keep reading to learn how you can tune in for free, no matter where you're at!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption tax credit, Adoption journey, domestic infant adoption

How to Use the Adoption Tax Credit: an Expert Shares

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 13, 2017

Do you have questions about the adoption tax credit and how it works? Maybe you've been wracking your brain trying to make sense of it! Then you'll want to mark your calendar and come to our free webinar on the Adoption Tax Credit! Lifetime's adoption experts are hosting a live webinar all about this tax credit on Thursday, October 19th at 3:00 pm Pacific/6:00 Eastern

This free webinar is open to all hopeful adoptive parents! No matter if you're just starting to think about adopting or if you're in the waiting phase of your adoption journey, this webinar will help you.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption tax credit, adoption webinars, domestic infant adoption