Adoptive Families Blog

What Happens If I Have a Babies R Us Registry?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 19, 2018

Many adoptive parents-to-be have found it practical to create a baby registry while waiting to adopt.  Making a baby registry can give you the security of knowing you're ready for the day you bring your baby home. "Having an online registry was really a blessing for us. When we were traveling to meet our baby, I ordered some needed items and had them shipped to our hotel. The registry also helped my family and friends plan a baby shower for us when we were back home!" shares one adoptive mom.

So the news about Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores closing across the nation in the next couple of weeks might come as a shock.  According to CNBCToys R Us is planning to either sell or close all of its more than 800 stores across the U.S. The closing and liquidation of Toys R Us stores has lots of people wondering, 'what happens I have a Babies R Us registry?

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Topics: adoption registry, baby registry for adoption

Before You Adopt: Start a Baby Registry

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 23, 2017

"How long will we be waiting to adopt a baby?!" This is one of the biggest questions that hopeful adoptive couples have. And, the waiting phase is likely the most difficult thing to do in your adoption journey. So today, Lifetime is giving you another installment in our series Before You Adopt, which shares productive activities that you can do during your adoption wait.

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Topics: Adoption preparation, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, adoption readiness, adoption shopping, how to handle the adoption wait, before you adopt, adoption registry, baby registry for adoption