Adoptive Families Blog

Flying for Your Adoption? Tips on Flying with a Baby

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 10, 2014

Lifetime is blessed to work with birth mothers and adoptive families across the nation. As a result, most Lifetime adoptive families end up flying to where their birth mother is in order to adopt. It’s a good idea to prepare while you’re in the adoption waiting stage for air travel with a newborn.

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Topics: Adoption preparation, Adopting a Baby

Strengthening Your Christian Marriage

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 4, 2014

Before you adopt a baby or child into your home, it’s important that you and your spouse strengthen your marriage. Pastor Ray of Bayside Church in Northern California recently shared some helpful video clips from his Real Marriage Tour with Mark Driscoll.

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Topics: Marriage, Adopting a Baby

10 Minute Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 12, 2014

Can 10 minutes make you a mommy or daddy through adoption?

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Adopting a Baby

3 Financial Mistakes Adoptive Families Should Avoid at All Costs (part 1)

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 14, 2014

Many times we begin a journey, like adopting a child, and encounter road blocks, speed bumps, or all-out detours. When you are right there, so close, and in the situation, it can be tempting to make a decision that may seem to serve you best in the short term, but you need to keep the outcome in mind.

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Topics: Adoption, Adoption Tips, Fundraising, Financial Assistance for Adoption, Adoption Fees, Adopting a Baby

Christmas Blessings from Lifetime Adoption Center

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 20, 2013

Here at Lifetime Adoption, we receive hundreds of Christmas greetings and photos from past adoptive families. In order to celebrate the true blessing that adoption is, we have created a photo slide show out of these photos. To enjoy, please click on the "play" button below:

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Topics: Adoption, Open Adoption, African American Adoptions, Newborn Adoption, Adopting a Baby

Fear of the Unknown

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 17, 2013

In adoption, as with life, there are no guarantees. God instructs us to “not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.” (Matthew 6:34). He promises that if we “seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, all these things will be given to you.” (Matthew 6:33).

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Topics: Adoption Book, Adoption journey, Adopting a Baby

Adoption Q&A: Length of Marriage

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 10, 2013

Question: How long must we be married before adopting?

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adoption Book, Adopting a Baby

On the Adoption Wait…

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 30, 2013

Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.

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Topics: Adoption journey, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby

Are We Too Old to Adopt?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 8, 2013

Question: “How old can you be and still adopt?”

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Topics: Adopting a Baby

Remember, Your Adoption in His Timing

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 24, 2013

Have you ever looked at another person and thought, “She has got it made! God has really blessed her!”

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Topics: Christian Adoption, Adoption Book, Adopting a Baby