Adoptive Families Blog

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Alan and Rebekah

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Feb 16, 2017 7:08:00 AM

Today, Lifetime Adoption is sharing another adoptive couple's story in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our Lifetime adoptive family today is Alan and Rebekah from Texas.

They have been blessed twice through adoption: they adopted their son Eli through us in 2013, and just brought home baby boy Oliver!

As they started their second adoption journey with Lifetime, they shared, "We are SO excited about starting the adoption process for baby #2!! We adopted our precious baby Eli through Lifetime years ago and we are all ready for another baby and a sibling for Eli to grow with and love on!" 

Read about their journey to adoption, their cherished experiences and inspirations!

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - John and Jennifer

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Jan 27, 2017 6:41:00 AM

We're blessed to be sharing another adoptive couple's heartwarming story in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our Lifetime adoptive family today is John and Jennifer from South Carolina.

As they started their adoption journey with Lifetime, they shared that they wanted nothing more than to have another child to love and adore. They said, "We want to give our son a sibling. Adoption has always been a dream of ours, now we know we are ready to do so."

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, infertility to adoption,, adopt a baby, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Brent and Carrie

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Jan 5, 2017 7:27:00 AM

Today's episode in Lifetime's blog series Then and Now", shares Missouri adoptive parents, Brent and Carrie's adoption story. Read about how they were blessed to adopt a baby girl!

Once they joined up with Lifetime for their adoption, they shared how excited they were to experience the joys of adoption and the blessings that only come from growing a family through infant adoption.

They said, "After having our four biological children we thought we were done growing our family.  However, God had other plans for us. Within the past few years we've discovered we aren't quite done and have plenty of room in our hearts for more children.  After consulting with doctors we discovered that we are not able to have more biological children.  We have many friends who have adopted so it has been a part of our lives for a long time.  We decided to pursue adoption and we believe that we can provide the unconditional love and acceptance every child deserves!" 

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Ross and Carol

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Dec 15, 2016 10:14:02 AM

Today, Lifetime Adoption is sharing yet another adoptive couple's story today in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our Lifetime adoptive family today is Ross and Carol from Nebraska.

As they started their adoption journey with Lifetime, they shared that they both came from large families and had always dreamt of filling their home with children. "Adoption is something that has been on our hearts for most of our lives, long before we ever knew each other. We have been struggling with infertility, and have decided lately that perhaps we should start investing our resources in adoption, rather than pursuing additional infertility treatments. After looking at some of your beautiful couples hoping to adopt on Lifetime's site, we thought 'we could do this!' While out on a walk that evening, I was praying about it, and all of the uncertainties kept popping up. A common fear was 'what if no one wants their child to grow up on a farm in the middle of Nebraska?!' I just kept praying, 'Father, I just need some direction here.' Long story short, later that evening, I was on your site again and saw one of the birth mother's descriptions, something about a Catholic couple who lives in a country setting. Needless to say, we felt like God was giving us a nudge!"

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, infertility to adoption,, adopt a baby, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Craig and Ruth

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Dec 1, 2016 1:26:44 PM

Lifetime Adoption is thrilled to present another Lifetime adoptive family's story today in our blog series “Then and Now.” Today's adoptive parents are Craig and Ruth from West Virginia.

As they began their journey with Lifetime, they shared that always agreed that children would be the center of their lives. After struggles with infertility, they felt as if God was showing and preparing them for adoption all along! "We are excited to welcome our first little one into our family with loving, open arms!" Craig and Ruth exclaimed as they began the path to the adoption of their baby.

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, adopt a baby, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - David and Chantel

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Oct 27, 2016 12:50:51 PM

Lifetime adoptive couple David and Chantel were doubly blessed by adoption; they adopted both their son and daughter through us! Today in our blog series Then and Now", we'll share this California couple's adoption story.

Read on to learn about their adoptions, and get tips as potential adoptive parents that will help you during your adoption wait!

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Jake and Alicia

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Oct 20, 2016 5:25:00 AM

Lifetime Adoption is delighted to present another Lifetime adoptive family's story today in our blog series “Then and Now.” Today's adoptive parents are Jake and Alicia from South Carolina.

As they began their journey with Lifetime, they shared that adoption held a very special place in their hearts, and that they couldn't wait to see what God had in store for their family. "We've seen firsthand how amazing adoption is through having adopted siblings. After years of fertility struggles, we feel that God is calling us to adopt now. We are so excited to welcome our first baby into our home!"

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, interracial adoption, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Shay and Kerri

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Oct 13, 2016 6:01:00 AM

Today's chapter in Lifetime's blog series Then and Now", shares Michigan adoptive parents, Shay and Kerri's adoption story. Read about how they were blessed to adopt a baby boy!

Once they joined up with Lifetime for their adoption, they shared they were beyond excited to start their journey into parenthood.

They shared, "We truly believe we have been led by God to adopt and feel it is a true blessing."

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Kalani and Becca

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Oct 6, 2016 9:51:07 AM

Today's installment of the blog series Then and Now", shares California adoptive parents, Kalani and Becca's adoption story. Read about how they were blessed to adopt a baby boy!

As they began their journey with Lifetime, they shared that they knew even before they got married that they wanted children, but discovered they weren't able to have biological children together.

"We welcome adoption as a way of expanding our family!" they exclaimed.

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, interracial adoption, transracial adoption, then and now

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Jason and Yava

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Sep 29, 2016 10:35:13 AM

Lifetime Adoption is delighted to present another Lifetime adoptive family's story today in our blog series “Then and Now.” Today's adoptive family is Jason and Yava from Indiana.

As they began their journey with Lifetime, they shared that they were excited to start a new chapter in their lives: starting a family through infant adoption!

"We're blessed to have a happy and strong marriage and support system. We believe adoption is the path God has chosen for us," they wrote.

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, infant adoption florida, Lifetime Babies, then and now