Adoptive Families Blog

Discover What You Need to Know About Transracial Adoptions

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on Feb 23, 2017 7:04:00 AM

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 Oct 14, 2016 6:04:00 AM

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 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 - Casey and Lisa

Posted by Heidi Keefer on Sep 22, 2016 10:04:05 AM

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 Oct 5, 2015 9:10:58 AM

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