Adoptive Families Blog

National Adoption Day 2016

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 18, 2016 9:58:11 AM

This year, National Adoption Day is recognized on November 19, 2016. National Adoption Day is a unified national effort to increase awareness of children waiting to find their forever families. It's sponsored by a host of partners: Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, The Alliance for Children’s Rights and Children’s Action Network. Let's recognize and celebrate adoption today with these heartwarming adoption stories:

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Topics: Open Adoption, adoption stories, Adoption story, National Adoption Awareness Month, National Adoption Day, Lifetime Adoption

Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 15, 2016 3:59:12 PM

In honor of National Adoption Awareness Month, the Lifetime Adoption Foundation is offering $5 off Adoption Prayer Bracelets! Each bracelet is a unique design by adoptive mom and founder of Lifetime Adoption, Mardie Caldwell. She created the bracelet in hopes that anyone looking forward to or who is already touched by adoption would never stop praying for adoption.

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Topics: Adoption Prayer Bracelet, National Adoption Awareness Month, adoption jewelry

It’s National Adoption Month: Lifetime Families Share their Stories

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 11, 2016 1:27:29 PM

Back in 1984, President Reagan declared the first national adoption week. And in 1995, President Clinton increased the week to the entire month of November. Join us today in recognizing National Adoption Month by reading these Lifetime adoptive familys' stories!

Your adoption story will be as one-of-a-kind as it was for these Lifetime families. However, you already share one thing in common-you each started where you are today, with a decision about the next step toward your family's future. What's a Lifetime Adoption like? Hear it from other Lifetime adoptive families:

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Topics: adoption stories, Domestic Adoption, Adoption story, adopt a baby, National Adoption Awareness Month

National Adoption Awareness Month - 7 Celebration Ideas

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 10, 2015 9:30:00 AM

You may have seen our posts about listening to open adoption stories and reading adoption books as methods for celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month.

We wanted to share with you 7 more ways that you can recognize adoption this National Adoption Awareness Month:

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Topics: Open Adoption, Domestic Adoption, National Adoption Awareness Month

Celebrate National Adoption Awareness Month – Read Adoption Books

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 9, 2015 10:17:00 AM

This month, National Adoption Awareness Month is nationally recognized. To celebrate the month, we encourage you to learn more about adoption through reading books about it. Lifetime Adoption’s Founder Mardie Caldwell has penned five books about adoption: AdoptingOnline.com, Adoption: Your Step-by-Step Guide, The Healthcare Professional’s Guide to Adoption, Called to Adoption, and So I Was Thinking About Adoption.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption Book, National Adoption Awareness Month

National Adoption Awareness Month - Hear Open Adoption Stories

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Nov 5, 2015 11:04:00 AM

Did you know that November is National Adoption Awareness Month? Adoption is celebrated annually on a nationwide scale this month. The month’s celebrations and events are launched with a Presidential Proclamation. The theme of this year’s National Adoption Awareness Month is "We Never Outgrow the Need for Family", which focuses older youth waiting for adoption.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adoption webinar, Adoption story, National Adoption Awareness Month