Adoptive Families Blog

Adoption Situations at Lifetime Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 8, 2014

Here are a few of Lifetime Adoption’s current adoption situations; viewing our adoption opportunities is a wonderful way of determining whether Lifetime Adoption is a good fit for you!

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Topics: Adopting a child, Adoption Opportunities

Recording of Lifetime’s Question and Answer Webinar

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 1, 2014

Last Thursday, Lifetime Adoption hosted a no-cost informational webinar for couples hoping to start a domestic adoption. We answered a variety of adoption questions from audience members. Tune in to the recording of this webinar and learn more about adoption!

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Topics: Adoption webinar, Adopting a child

Adoption Q&A: Can We Adopt if We Have Children Already?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 14, 2014

Question: My husband and I have been researching domestic adoption because we’d like to expand our family (we already have a son and a daughter). Are we eligible to adopt with Lifetime?

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Topics: Adopting a child

International Adoption News: Congo

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 12, 2014

Many couples begin the international adoption process, believing that it is easier yet more expensive than domestic adoption. The reality is that no matter what path you choose for adoption, families must be prepared for the risks that can arise in adoption.

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Topics: International adoption, Adopting a child

Hear Jeremiah and Audra’s Adoption Story!

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 31, 2014

Lifetime Adoption has been hosting lots of adoption webinars lately where our adoptive families share their adoption stories. One such adoption story shared was that of Jeremiah and Audra, who were blessed to adopt a baby girl through Lifetime Adoption earlier this year.

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Topics: Adopting a child, Adoption journey

Handling PTSD During Your Adoption Journey

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 29, 2014

Do you suffer from post traumatic stress? Did you know that PTSD can hinder your ability to work through your adoption in many ways? There is hope. You can find more information from this link from the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA):

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Topics: Adopting a child, Adoption journey

Tips on Choosing Your Baby’s Name

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 22, 2014

Deciding on your child’s name can be a difficult decision for many adoptive families. Many are concerned with how to give their child a name that will pays homage to their heritage, while still showing them that they’re a part of the family. A name is an important part of a person’s identity, so it’s important to have consideration when choosing a new name for your adoptive child. Or, you may also choose to keep their original name given to them by their birth family.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adopting a child

Interested in Domestic Infant Adoption?

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 24, 2014

When you first become interested in adopting a baby, it’s important to find out as much as you can about the various adoption centers out there. A part of this adoption education involves discovering whether the company’s adoption situations fit what you are looking for. Here are a few of Lifetime Adoption’s current adoption situations:

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Topics: Adopting a child, Adoption Opportunities

Adoption Q&A: Adopting After a Second Marriage

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 18, 2014

Question: My husband and I are both on our second marriages. Will this affect our ability to adopt?

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Topics: Adoption Questions, Adopting a child

Resources to Fund the Cost of Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 10, 2014

Are you trying to adopt a baby or child, and need help with the adoption cost? Lifetime can help you find adoption financing resources and adoption loans! We can also assist you as you determine your adoption budget; it’s important that you remain honest with yourself about how much you can afford to budget, save, or pay back.

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Topics: Adopting a child, Adoption Fees