Adoptive Families Blog

Poetry on the Wait: God's Timing Brings the Perfect Fit

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 4, 2019

In domestic infant adoption, the wait to be chosen by a birth mother can be a challenge for hopeful adoptive parents. Recently, Tracy, an adoptive mother in-waiting, shared with us how Lifetime’s encouragement, support, and webinars have helped her.

Tracy, and her husband, Jamie, are actively waiting to be chosen by a birth mother. To prepare for their future adoption, Tracy attends monthly webinars. She shared how the support and encouragement of Lifetime's staff have helped her family, and how Lifetime’s adoption webinars inspire her to write during their wait. You’ll be inspired by hopeful adoptive mom Tracy’s uplifting adoption poem and honest feedback on how Lifetime's supportive staff have filled her with hope for her family's future:

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"Lifetime's Adoption Webinars Help Me Wait Well!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 21, 2019

When it comes to infant adoption, the wait is often a focus, and at times a challenge, for hopeful adoptive parents. Recently, Tracy, an adoptive mother in-waiting, shared with us how Lifetime’s webinars have helped.

Tracy, and her husband, Jamie, are actively waiting to be chosen by a birth mother. As a Lifetime adoptive family, Tracy attends monthly webinars to prepare for their future adoption. She shared how Lifetime’s adoption webinars give her ideas on how to “wait well," discover tips for creating a meaningful relationship with her future child’s birth family, and apply practical tips for making the most of the wait.

You’ll be inspired by hopeful adoptive mom Tracy’s real-life talk and honest feedback on how adoption webinars have filled her with hope for her family's future:

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What to Expect When You Adopt a Baby Through Lifetime

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on May 7, 2018

It can be overwhelming to begin researching adoption professionals, trying to find the right one for you and your family. Among other tasks, you'll need to check out their website and Better Business Bureau rating, as well as talk to a representative from their company on the phone.

To help you simplify your adoption research, we're providing some quick info on what you can expect with a Lifetime adoption. Keep reading to learn about our ratings, reputation, professionals, and our Founder!

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption Professionals, Adoption services, Mardie Caldwell, reviews of Lifetime Adoption

"We're So Blessed to be a Family of 3 for the Holidays!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on December 5, 2017

Lifetime's staff loves getting emails from our adoptive families on how life is going after adoption. They email us adorable photos, updates, and thank you notes for our adoption work.

So, we were thrilled to get this sweet email from adoptive parents Crue and Michelle, who recently finalized their daughter's adoption in court: 

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Topics: Infant adoption, Adoption Update, I want to adopt a baby, Lifetime Babies, reviews of Lifetime Adoption, adopt a baby, adopt a baby girl

"We're so grateful for Lifetime and ALL you do!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on September 18, 2017

Words cannot express the joy and grateful hearts of Phillip and Jennifer when they received "the call." Here is a sweet note from this Lifetime adoptive couple who recently adopted their baby boy! Little Jack is a miracle in so many ways. 

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Topics: Domestic Adoption, reviews of Lifetime Adoption, adopt a baby, reviews of Lifetime Adoptions, domestic infant adoption

The Lifetime Difference-We're Here For You

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on August 25, 2017

Lifetime's mission is to build positive, life-long relationships between adoptive parents and birth mothers for the sake of the child. We want to see each adoptive family realize their dream, and to provide every birth mother with the choice of a loving adoptive family who meets what they're seeking.

So what sets us apart from other adoption companies? What is the 'Lifetime difference' that leads to success in newborn adoption? Keep reading to find out!

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Adoption Stories Then and Now - Roger and Tricia

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on March 1, 2017

Today's edition in our blog series of “Then and Now” will be a bit different. Instead of following an adoptive from the point they joined up with Lifetime, we'll share an adoptive parenting story. Read on as we follow Southern California adoptive couple Roger and Tricia's journey through parenthood!

Roger and Tricia were blessed to adopt a baby girl through Lifetime Adoption in 2009. Since then, they have faithfully sent us adorable and heartfelt photos and updates. 

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Topics: adoption stories, Infant adoption, Adoption story, Lifetime Babies, infertility to adoption,, reviews of Lifetime Adoption, adopt a baby, then and now, reviews of Lifetime Adoptions

Why We Love Open Adoption (And You Should, Too!)

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on January 13, 2017

We’ve found that those who are accurately informed about open adoption are more likely to have a smoother process, more pleasant experience, and less risk during their paths to adoption.

Learning about open adoption will better help you decide what’s right for your family, and how to prepare for the type of adoption you want to pursue.

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Topics: Open Adoption, Adoption webinar, reviews of Lifetime Adoption, Q&A webinar, adoption teleconferences, Lifetime Adoption, reviews of Lifetime Adoptions, adoption webinars, adoption teleconference

"I Recommend Lifetime to Anyone Who Asks Me About Adoption!"

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on July 1, 2016

Here's a sweet email we recently received from a successful adoptive family, Jake and Alicia:

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Topics: Adoption Update, I want to adopt a baby, Lifetime Babies, reviews of Lifetime Adoption

What Adoptive Families Say About Lifetime

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on June 27, 2016

It touches our hearts to know how families often find perspective along a path to adoption. We are excited to see where each family's story will lead them! It's encouraging for our staff to know how we help in all stages of a family's journey. Here's a note we recently received from an adoptive couple in the waiting stage of their adoption:

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