Adoptive Families Blog

Your Lifetime Guide to Adopting as a Member of the Military

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 6, 2019

Lifetime Adoption has helped hundreds of military couples realize their dreams of parenthood. As you serve our nation, it is our honor to serve you as you begin your adoption journey. No matter where you're stationed around the world, Lifetime will help you fulfill your dreams of parenthood. It is possible to adopt, even if your husband or wife is serving overseas.

We'd like to thank you for your sacrifice and courage! To show our gratitude for your service to our country, Lifetime offers military adoptive couples a reduction in fees.

Today, we're providing you with helpful resources on adopting as a member of the military. You'll also get answers to the questions we're asked the most by hopeful military adoptive couples!

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Topics: Military, Domestic Adoption, adopting while deployed, adopting while active duty, domestic infant adoption, military adoptions, military adoption information

Adoption Questions Military Couples Ask – Part 2

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 8, 2016

Lifetime Adoption is honored to provide adoption services to those who serve our country. Last week, we answered three important questions that military couples ask about adoption. Today, we bring you three more adoption questions unique to hopeful adoptive parents who are active-duty military:

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Topics: Military, Domestic Adoption, adopt a baby, adopting while deployed, adopting while active duty

Adoption Questions Military Couples Ask – Part 1

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on February 2, 2016

Lifetime Adoption is proud to be able to help military couples adopt. We’ve helped thousands of military adoptive families, stationed both in the United States and abroad. As you explore how you can adopt while you’re active duty, you’ll likely come up with lots of questions. We’re eager to assist you with your adoption planning and exploration, and have had great adoption success for our military families.

Here are three important questions military couples ask:

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Topics: Military, adopting while active duty

Adoption Benefits for Military Personnel

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 15, 2015

If you are hoping to adopt and are active duty military, there are adoption benefits specifically for you.  There is no need to wait to begin the process.  Even if your spouse is deployed or your family is stationed overseas, you can begin the journey to find the child meant for your family.

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Topics: Military, adoption benefits

Unplanned Pregnancy Rises in the Ranks

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 28, 2013

An article published by CNN this week stated that there is a significant increase in unplanned pregnancy within our military servicewomen in recent years, nearly doubling the number of unplanned pregnancies in the civilian sector! We can all stand around and ask ourselves, “Why?” Or, we can ask ourselves, “What can we do for someone who is facing an unplanned pregnancy?”

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Topics: Pregnancy, Military, Newborn Adoption, Waiting to Adopt, Adopting a Baby

Deployed For the Holidays

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 28, 2012

Joanna Bright is a capable and personable woman. She coaches her son’s soccer team, mows the lawn, pays the bills and cooks dinner every night. She is quick to laugh and cover her son with kisses and hugs. If there is a leak in the sink, she fixes it without complaint. This amazing woman holds down a full time job as an accountant, on top of everything else. Is Joanna a single Mom? No! She is a military wife.

The day Joanna took her vow of marriage, she also agreed to serve her country in a very unique and crucial way. When her husband, Ty, was deployed overseas for the first time, Joanna truly understood. Joanna became a warrior in her own right. Military spouses fight a series of spiritual and emotional conflicts every day their spouse is away. It is a challenge not for the faint of heart.

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Topics: Adoption, Adoption Tips, Military, Holidays, Adopting a Baby

Help for Service Members

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 27, 2012

The recession has hit everyone hard. It has been especially difficult for active duty military and armed service veterans. Trying to take care of mortgage and bill problems, while thousands of miles away from home, can burden an already stressful family dynamic. There is help to be found. The government has come up with a $25 billion dollar program to assist struggling homeowners.

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Topics: Adoption Tips, Military, Economy, Newborn Adoption, Adopting a Baby