Adoptive Families Blog

4 Tips to Follow for a Successful Transracial Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 25, 2018

Many hopeful adoptive parents would happily welcome the chance to adopt a child who is of a race different than their own.  If you're interested in transracial adoption, there are essential elements to follow so that you can help your child thrive. A few of these include learning about and respecting your child’s culture, and finding ways to support their connections to it.

Today, Lifetime is giving you 4 tips on how you can have a successful transracial adoption!

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Topics: African American adoption, African American Adoptions, Trans-Racial Adoptions, transracial 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

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Dane and Demitra

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 7, 2017

We're honored to be sharing another adoptive couple's inspiring story in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our Lifetime adoptive family today is Dane and Demitra from California.

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Topics: African American adoption, adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, Trans-Racial Adoptions, infertility to adoption,, interracial adoption, transracial adoption, adopt a baby, then and now, bi-racial adoption

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Kevin and Tequila

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 17, 2017

We're blessed to be sharing another adoptive couple's heartwarming story in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our successful story of adoption features Lifetime adoptive family, Kevin and Tequila from Georgia.

As they started their adoption journey with Lifetime, they shared, "we're excited about welcoming our first child into our family through the miracle of adoption. Our relationship is built on love, faith, and encouragement. We cannot wait to share our dedication to our dreams and many opportunities with a precious child!"

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, Trans-Racial Adoptions, infertility to adoption,, interracial adoption, transracial adoption, adopt a baby, then and now, bi-racial adoption, biracial adoption

Discover What You Need to Know About Transracial Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 23, 2017

Transracial adoption is a term used to refer to a type of adoption where an adoptive couple adopts a child of a race or ethnicity different than their own. Some people also call these types of adoptions “interracial adoption” or “multiracial adoption.” Lifetime Adoption has completed thousands of transracial adoptions throughout our 30+ years of business, and we’d love to help you learn more about this type of domestic infant adoption!

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Topics: Infant adoption, Domestic Adoption, Trans-Racial Adoptions, interracial adoption, transracial adoption, bi-racial adoption, multiracial adoption

Encouraging Your Child’s Heritage in Transracial Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 14, 2016

To help your adopted child become proud of who they are, adoptive parents need to celebrate their culture and heritage. Learning about his or her heritage makes it possible for them to understand where they came from, and to build a positive self-esteem.

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Topics: African American adoption, Trans-Racial Adoptions, transracial adoption, bi-racial adoption

Adoption Stories Then and Now - Kalani and Becca

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 6, 2016

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 - Casey and Lisa

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 22, 2016

Today's installment of the blog series Then and Now", shares Nebraska adoptive parents, Casey and Lisa's adoption story. Read about how they were blessed to adopt a baby girl!

As they began their journey with Lifetime, they shared they'd be struggling with the answer as to why they were unable to conceive a child. Adoption was the answer that God provided them, so that they might help a child in need.

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

Transracial Adoption Webinar | Interracial Adoption Stories

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 5, 2015

Lifetime Adoption recently hosted a Q&A webinar all about transracial adoption. Joining us as webinar guests were three adoptive mothers who have adopted a baby through interracial adoption. If you've been thinking about adopting a child of a race different than your own, or if you've wondered how to talk about adoption with your future child, this panel of adoptive moms will be a helpful resource.  The tips and experience of the adoptive parents in this special webinar will touch the hearts of anyone hoping to adopt transracially, or who've recently welcomed home a child through adoption.

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