Adoptive Families Blog

Appreciating Adoptive Dads and Dads-to-Be on Father’s Day

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2017

"A father is someone you look up to no matter how tall you've grown."

Lifetime Adoption wishes all the adoptive dads and dads-to-be out there a very Happy Father's Day!

For the adoptive fathers still in their adoption wait, your baby will be here before you know it! We hope that this Father’s Day will be the first of many happy ones for you. Your sweet little one will be so lucky to have you as a daddy!

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Topics: Adoption webinar, adoptive dads, Father's Day, adoptive fathers, adoptive dad-to-be

The Ultimate How-to Guide for Dads-to-Be

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 8, 2016

It’s a good idea to get all the info on how to be a dad that you can before you bring your baby home. The skills needed to be a parent might not come easy, and some tasks aren’t that obvious either.  Read on to learn the skills you’ll need to develop as a dad. Think of this as your chance to get ahead of the game! Before you bring your baby home through adoption, learn:

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Topics: Infant adoption, adoption readiness, adoptive fathers

This Father’s Day, Remember the Fathers-to-Be

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 16, 2016

As with all family planning, it's common that the hopeful mom-to-be stands as the focus. Loved ones may be sensitive to women waiting for a child. Doctors assisting couples through pregnancy or infertility may focus on the mother-to-be. In adoption, there may be a tendency to direct materials and questions to the prospective adoptive mom. Even a birth mother may prefer to engage more with the adoptive mom, than with the adoptive father. When hoping, planning, and waiting for a child, it seems it's a woman's world.

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Topics: Infertility, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby, adoptive dads, Father's Day, adoptive fathers