Adoptive Families Blog

Facebook LIVE Video—How to Talk to Your Family About Adoption

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 23, 2017

Every Friday afternoon, we live-stream a short video on our Facebook page, Lifetime Adoption Center. In this Facebook Live video, we covered a topic that many adoptive parents have asked us about. And that topic is how to share about your adoption process with your family members.

Whether you’re just starting to explore adoption or you’re in the adoption wait, sometimes sharing your plans with your family can be a mixed blessing.

Lifetime Adoption's Director Heather Featherston and Senior Coordinator of New Family Services Jen Donnelly appeared in the video and provided their adoption knowledge. Today, we're giving you access to their expertise as well!

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Topics: Domestic Adoption, Adoption process, Waiting to Adopt, adoption wait, adoption expert, Lifetime Adoption Facebook LIVE, Facebook LIVE

“Haven’t You Figured Out How to DO IT yet?” - My Infertility Story

Posted by Mardie Caldwell, C.O.A.P. on November 3, 2016

As the eldest of five children, I grew up with three brothers and one sister. Starting when I was young, I loved to help my mom out in caring for them. Watching children felt natural to me, and I knew that when I grew up, I wanted to be a mom. I enjoyed collecting baby clothes and blankets, and kept them stored away for the child I would have one day.

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Topics: Infant adoption, Mardie Caldwell, Infertility, infertility to adoption,, adoption expert, fertility treatments, adoption expert Mardie Caldwell, failed fertility treatments