Adoptive Families Blog

9 MORE Tips for New Adoptive Parents

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 10, 2016

Last month, we shared some useful tips for new adoptive parents. These are things that you can do now, during your adoption wait. That way, when you bring home your baby through adoption, you can have the self-assurance that you've already prepared. Today, we’re happy to share 9 more tips with our new or potential adoptive parents:

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Topics: Adoption Tips, adoption wisdom, adoption tip, adoptive parenting, bonding in adoption

"Your Adoption Webinars Have Built My Confidence Up!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 24, 2016

Lifetime Adoption frequently hosts free adoption webinars, in order to provide info to people interested in adopting a baby or child. In our webinars, we have special guests share their stories about how they came to adopt their child. We also provide info on adoption financing, the adoption home study, open adoption, birth mothers, and more!

An adoptive-mother-in-waiting recently emailed us this feedback about our webinars:

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption webinar, adoption wisdom

Adoption Support Group - 10 Reasons to Join

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 20, 2015

An adoption support group is wonderful for couples in all stages of adoption. You might be just starting to research domestic adoption, you may be in the waiting phase of adoption, or you might have finalized your child’s adoption. Adoption support groups encourage members to learn about issues they may have in common. They also have group discussions that can give members the chance to share problem-solving strategies.

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Topics: Domestic Adoption, I want to adopt a baby, adoption wisdom, adoption tip, adopt a baby

What to Do During Your Adoption Wait

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on September 17, 2015

Rarely in life do happiness and fear mix as dramatically as during the time when adoptive parents are waiting for the birth of their child or for the adoption to become irrevocable. Here are some suggestions that prospective adoptive parents have found helpful, emotionally and practically. Choose and check the ones that work for you.

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Topics: Adoption Tips, adoption wait, adoption wisdom

How to Stay Encouraged Throughout Your Adoption

Posted by Mardie Caldwell on August 24, 2015

There are those times when life is challenging and the path to parenthood challenging, when it is drudgery and just hard work to move forward. It's then when you have to focus and search for happiness and patience along the way. 

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Topics: Christian Adoption, adoption wait, adoption wisdom

Adoption Wisdom

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on April 23, 2015

Author Mardie Caldwell, in her book, “ Called To Adoption” shares some of her adoption wisdom.

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Topics: adoption wisdom