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Sensational Siblings

We wanted to send a quick update on Carly and say hello! Carly is eight months old now and is such a blessing to our family. She has grown from a tiny two pounds to 13 pounds. Her favorite people in the world are her three big brothers...her face lights up with smiles when they are in the room, as do theirs. She is almost crawling, loves to tell stories to us, is working on a few teeth, and loves to snuggle in our arms. She took her first trip to Disneyland this summer, as well as her first camping trip. It was a lot of fun.

We are so thankful for all of you and the work you do. We are truly blessed and continue to pray for all of you, the birthparents, and waiting families.

"I (We) thank God upon every remembrance of you."
-Philippians 1:3

-Casey and April

Arlene and Joel's son just turned a year oldBoy Wonder

Hi Veronica,

Can't believe a year has past with our sweet Miles! We just celebrated his first birthday at a local farm and a great time was had by all. It has been full of joy and wonder as we watch our little guy grow and learn. He already says about seven or eight words, understands so many more, dances to songs, and is taking quite a few steps. As much as we cannot wait to see what the Lord has in store for him, we are relishing in these awesome moments.
 
Lots of prayers for all the birth and adoptive families!

-Arlene and Joel

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Forever Family

Tom and Rhonda just finalized daughter Evalin's adoption!

Lifetime adoptive couple Tom and Rhonda just finalized daughter Evalin's adoption. They write:

"We had our final court date! Thank you so much for all that everyone at Lifetime did for us!

-Tom and Rhonda"

Bouncing Baby Boy

We have waited so long and prayed so much to be able to add to our family. Everyone at Lifetime has been amazing in helping us on our journey!

Now we get to add a precious little baby boy, Killian, to our family! 

We have thanked the Lord every day since we got our phone call from Veronica and we could not have made it without Lifetime.

-Carter and Nova-Dawn

The Love of Our Lives

Hi Diane!
I was driving to work this morning, reminiscing about the afternoon you called to let us know we had been chosen. All of the emotions I felt: shock, joy, fear, elation...what an amazing moment of my life. I just wanted to say thank you again for everything you did for us and for Caleb's birth mother to make the whole experience as smooth as possible. He is the love of our lives!

-Heather (and Darren)

Corey and Joann adopted a boy The Son That Brightens Our Day

Hello Veronica and everyone at Lifetime!

Just wanted to share that Emmanuel turned one a couple of weeks ago.  He is a big, beautiful son!  He is very tall for his age...off the charts the doctor says.  We are so happy for this blessing.  He is walking and talking some; he even says "bless you" after someone sneezes, too cute! 

Everything was finalized exactly six months after his birth and it all went well.  We still keep in contact with his birth mom by sending pictures and via texts.  As you can imagine, it is still quite difficult for her so we are so glad that we decided to keep in contact with her. She says it makes this time in her life a bit easier to know that Emmanuel is loved, healthy, and doing awesome.  He and his big sister get a long perfectly and the rest of the family just smothers him with love. We're grateful for all your help.  Until next time, God Bless!

-Corey and Joann

Tara is blessed by open adoptionThe Joy of My Life

Hi Diane and everyone at Lifetime!

God is so good! Here are a few more pictures (some from our newborn photos and a few more recent) of my sweet baby Caden who is the twinkle in my eyes and the joy of my life! I am enjoying every single moment with him. He is such a happy baby and his smile melts my heart!

We finalized his adoption on a few weeks ago, and were surrounded by so much love of our family and friends in great celebration of his amazing life! He is so loved!

I am blessed to be able to share our story to so many and to provide my perspective on our open adoption.  I love and respect his amazing birthparents more each day and thank them and God daily for Caden!

Love,
Tara

Look who turned ONE!

Hi Diane and Lifetime Family,

It's hard to believe that a whole year has already come and gone since our sweet Rosalie came into this world. Our lives were forever changed when we left the hospital.  She truly is the light in our lives! 

Being able to watch her grow and reach every milestone is a dream come true for this mom. She is so close to taking her first steps on her own; she waves and says, "hi"and "hello" and recently started saying, "bye" all special moments that I get to cherish for a lifetime! I'm so very proud of my sweet girl.

We celebrated her birthday with close family members and let her go to town on her very own smash cake! She loved every minute of it! What made the day more special was being back in contact with her birth mother. We skyped on Rosalie's birthday so she could talk to Rosalie and see her eat her smash cake, she was so thankful and I know it meant a lot for her to be a part of that. I am so proud of our relationship. We continue to grow closer in friendship because we know we all want whats best for Rosalie and that is the love of both families. She is so special to so many people!

With love,

Raquel and Ricardo

Byron and Donna were blessed to adopt baby girl Kylie three years agoThe Joy of Our Lives

Hi Diane,

It's been almost three years since we last spoke, so we wanted to send you a recent picture of our Kylie! She's now three years old, and is so loving. She's the joy of our lives. Thank you so much!

Love,

Byron and Donna

Baby girl Olivia Grace is an absolute dream!Our Adoption Dream Came True!

Hi Veronica,

We wanted to drop you a line to thank you for all you did to facilitate the placement of Olivia Grace with us!  She is an absolute dream and we feel so blessed to have her.  Things were a little hectic after we brought her home with everyone adjusting to a new routine and a new baby in the house, but we are all moving along now like she has been with us forever.  In fact, we can't ever imagine how we managed without her.  She has enriched our lives beyond our wildest dreams!

Thank you!

Terry and Danette
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Jerrod and Amy's baby boy JustusA Gift from Above

Greetings from Idaho,

We are so glad to be back home with our precious little man! We wanted to tell everyone at Lifetime THANK YOU! You guys never gave up on us and we appreciate all the encouragement and prayers during our adoption journey. It is truly God's perfect timing! As we can look back we know that the Lord was doing far more than bringing us Justus, but He was working on our hearts preparing us for the time we would spend with the birthparents and everything that followed! He is a beautiful cuddly baby and truly a gift from God. We can't thank you enough for all that you do for the adopting families but also the birthparents. We are forever grateful!

Faith, Hope and Love,

Jerrod & Amy (and now 4 boys!)

Traci's dream of adopting a child came true!A Year Goes By Fast

Hi Joan
I wanted to send you and the Lifetime ladies well wishes and to let you know that Maya turned a year old.  I can't believe a year went by so fast and how busy a one-year-old can be!  As a single mom, I have little down time, so I must steal those few moments when I can, normally when Maya is sleep or during my commute home from work.  But, I have never been so happy.  
 
God has really blessed me and my family with the most wonderful little girl and Maya is such a sweetie and a little Silly Billie.  Even the teachers at her daycare remark on how Maya is always smiling and laughing!
 
I wanted to let the Lifetime families who are still waiting to know that God knows exactly when to bless you with the right child as Maya was my second match and I can't imagine life without her.  I'm still in contact with her birthparents and they're doing good.
 
Here's a picture of Maya from her birthday party and another of her clowning around at home...
 
God Blessings to All,

Traci

ONEderful

Can you believe that our baby girl is turning one on Wednesday?  We had  a big first birthday party for her yesterday!  Here's one of the pictures we took just before her party. 

Lifetime helped us make our dreams of parenthood come true and we will forever be grateful!

Blessings to all of you at Lifetime!

-Sean and Charlene

Tom and Rhonda were blessed to adopt Evalin With Love, There is Nothing that Cannot be Done

Hi Libby,
We would love to share our adoption story! During our "waiting period", we found the webinars helpful. For me the best ones were from birth moms; we felt their responses to questions were very helpful. On the subject of "dads" in adoption, I am so lucky to be a stay-at-home dad. Evalin is now five,and I thank God every day for this chance to see the world thru a five year old's eyes.

We have an open adoption with Evalin's birth mom. We think she is an amazing girl and are very close with her. Evalin talks with her a few times a month. Evalin is fully aware of the adoption process and understands mommy and daddy, as well as she has a birth mommy. Tom was adopted at four years old and his adoptive dad was the same age Tom was when we adopted Evalin. Also, Rhonda is close in age to what Tom's adoptive mom was. Tell me that's not amazing!

We answer every question Evalin has about adoption so she will never wonder about it. She is a confident, smart, social little girl. With Love there is nothing that cannot be done!

Thanks you so much,
Thomas and Rhonda

Joseph and Brittiny were doubly blessed by adoption!Delightful Duo

Here's a sweet adoption update we received from adoptive couple Joseph and Brittiny, who adopted boy/girl twins:

"We finalized a couple of months ago. Everything is going really well, Joseph and Bryannah are great.

They will be eight months soon and they've gotten so big. Everything is going really great!"

Alan and Rebekah with baby EliA Blessed Adoption Journey

God had His hand in our adoption every step of the way, and Lifetime was wonderful (and will be for our next adoption!) Our journey has been such a blessing, and as we continue to stay in contact with our birthmom, we appreciate more and more what an amazing gift she gave to us in little Eli!

Eli is growing so fast, we can hardly keep up!! Here is a recent pic of all three of us :)

Kindest blessings,
Rebekah & Alan

P.S. You were right about our adoption experience with Lifetime inspiring others...we have been sharing with a couple from our church, and they have chosen to go with Lifetime for the adoption of their first little one!

Bouncing Baby Girl

Hi Libby,

So great to hear from you! Life is grand. Aspen is the most precious thing in my life after Jesus Christ, my Lord and Savior. She is a happy, playful, joyful baby -- who is now WALKING!

She's also got a very strong personality and she's not at all shy -- she'll wabble up to perfect strangers and start playing with them. (Definitely something I'll have to temper once she starts talking...LOL) And everyone who meets her falls in love...I have people walk up to me in grocery stores, malls, anywhere and comment on some aspect of who she is.

God is so awesome. I have had the most amazing experience with this adoption and thanks to Him have been able to use our story as a testimony for others who are seeking adoption. I share about the process and what to expect, which is often still a mystery to a lot of folks. And when they see me, a single executive, who has adopted I think their optimism rises.

Lifetime was absolutely a blessing in my life -- when people actually do hear the entire story they're amazed (but again, I am picky about who I tell it to because there are people who have waited for years and I want to be sensitive to their yearning).

Thanks and blessings,
Monica

Blessed by Open Adoption

Hi Libby,

It's so great, as always, to hear from you and Lifetime. We would love to be a part of helping other hopeful adoptive parents through their journey. 

We still sing the praises of Lifetime and the support we received and regularly recommend you to anyone who expresses an interest in adopting.

We were indeed able to overcome concerns about an open adoption. Latonia communicated quite a bit with Georgia's birthmom before she was born, drove her to the hospital and was able to be present for Georgia's birth. We also were able to spend the entire time Georgia was in the hospital with her.  The surprise has come from the ongoing contact with Georgia's birthmom.  We exchanged cell phone numbers and text her every month or so with a picture and anecdote about what Georgia's up to. Georgia's birth mother also sends texts for her during milestones, like her birthday, Christmas and Mother's Day. She is very respectful of us as Georgia's parents and we'd love to share with other parents that contact with your child's birthmom doesn't have to be scary.

We would love to assist in helping other parents.  We may even be interested in another adoption!

Best,

Latonia and Brent

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Darren and Heather's sweet little three month oldOur Little Man

Good afternoon Michelle!

Life has gotten pretty busy around here. We're happy to say that Caleb is doing wonderfully! He is a bright, sweet, funny little three-month-old who is quickly developing his own personality! Our contact with his birth mother continues to go very well. We even exchanged emails on Mother's Day, sharing the joy with one another. To have her wish me a happy first Mother's Day meant more to me than I can even begin to explain. 

We've already started discussing the timing of what we hope to be adoption number two! We hope you're all doing well, and thank you for continuing to do God's work by blessing both adoptive families and birth families alike.

Sincerely,

Darren and Heather

Tony & Lesley
Adopted a Baby Girl!

Tony and Lesley are so excited that they were able to adopt a baby girl !

Congratulations from the staff of Lifetime Adoption!

Mommy's Angel

Hi Diane!

I am one overjoyed mommy! Caden is the absolute love of my life and I am so blessed to be his mom! Thank God for his birth parents, who really are amazing individuals!

Here are some pictures for you but I will have more very soon! Hope you are well.

Love and Blessings,

Tara

Darren and Heather adopted son Caleb through domestic adoptionOur Blessing

It's now been two months since Caleb came into our lives, and we don't know what we ever did without him. He is such a sweet, funny little boy. We still have a hard time believing that we were fortunate enough for God to bless us with this child. He is growing so fast and changing every day.

We would like to thank all of you for all the work you did for us. We could not have been treated any better, and just as importantly, Caleb's birth mother could not have been treated any better either.

God bless you all!

Darren and Heather

Happy Birth
Mother's Day!

We would like to wish all of your amazing birth mothers a very special day today!

May they all be blessed, as they have blessed so many others.

-Rex, Polly, and daughter Lauren


Birth Mother's Day is held on the Saturday before Mother's Day each year. Learn how you can honor and remember birth mothers for their part in creating forever families: From the Heart of a Birth Mother...

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The Light of Our Lives

We just finalized Michaela's adoption!  It was a beautiful day (in the 70's)  Mike's parents flew in and all of my family but two were able to make it.  We had a few close friends as well.  We had 18 adults and four little girls including Michaela.  It all went very smooth and of course we had a big party afterward.  Here are a few pics of the BIG day as well as some from Easter too. 

Our little girl is getting big and learning so much.  She knows where her hair, nose, ears, fingers, belly button and toes are.  She can say several words, a few animal sounds (doggy is her favorite); she is using a fork with precision and the spoon is about halfway there.  She knows the hand motions to songs like "This Little Light of Mine", "Patty Cake", and "Itsy Bitsy Spider."  And last night something finally clicked and she learned the sign language for "more" and "please".  Needless to say, this is one proud momma!  It is as if she is learning something new every day now.  She takes good naps and sleeps through the night.  She has 12 teeth and seems to be working on all four of her canine teeth at once.

We are so blessed to have jobs that allows us to spend so much time with her.  She is such a joy and the light of our lives.  She absolutely gives the best hugs and kisses in the world.  She is very outgoing; we call her our "social butterfly."  We go shopping or out to eat and she says "hi!" to anyone she sees. She will jabber and make hand motions and carry on a conversation with anyone.

Hope everyone there is doing well and thank you again for your role in finding our sweet birth parents and the biggest joy of our lives, Michaela Ann.

Love,

Mike and Julie

A Child of God

Hi Ladies,
I cannot begin to describe what being a mother means to me. The past 19 months have been indescribably the best! Easton fills my heart with so much joy and happiness. He is an absolute blessing and by far is my greatest gift.

The Lord has blessed Tom and I with a son who fits so well into our arms and into our families. He is a perfect mix of both of us (and his birth parents). We even have people say he looks like us. He doesn't have to look like us at all but it is really sweet to hear. I truly believe that when God was creating him he added in some of his birthparents and some of Tom and I too. He is head-strong and has an incredible will power (just like Tom although Tom will say he gets it from me). He is athletic like Tom and enjoys sports and outdoors too. I think he gets his brains from me as well as his curious nature.

Easton is a sweetheart and is known for his good hugs. He is all around a wonderful child of God and we thank Him every night for bringing our sweet baby to us and making us a family. It is an incredible feeling and we feel blessed to have him in our lives. Currently, he can count from two to seven, knows most colors, and he is talking up a storm. He is a friendly and outgoing little boy. His favorite things to do are: play outside, take a bath, listen to music, play with toys, run, and explore. Easton is a healthy eater and enjoys eating just about everything. He also loves bonding with his dogs and watching his fishy. I look forward to what adventures are to come with my silly little boy!

God Bless,

Samantha

Ready, Set, Grow

Hi Amy!

All is well! Luke had his one month doctor appointment yesterday...he's 10 pounds, one ounce now and doing great!

-Lisa

We Couldn't Be
More Blessed!

Hello there Joan!

Just wanted to say hi and give a brief update on baby Levi. He is such a joy and just perfect. God really opened up the gates of Heaven when He placed Levi in our care. We couldn't be more blessed at this point in our lives. Levi is growing so well and is on target if not ahead on all of his little milestones. About his weight and length...well he is off the charts! He is our little ham. We are still very much in touch with his sweet birth mother and will be traveling to California this summer to see her graduate. We can't wait to be in the great state of California! Here are a few pics for you to share!

Thank you all so much for being a part of our blessing!

-Heather and Jeremy

Our Pride & Joy

Hi Patty!
 
I just spoke with another family about Lifetime as they were directed to us to be a reference.  I still love sharing our story and I sure hope that they choose Lifetime!  I share with each contact that you and Lifetime are remarkable!  I assure them it was the most important thing in our lives, we could not have been any more happier with you all and I trusted Lifetime with this very precious adoption! 
 
Princess Adley is growing so fast!  She has a mouth full of teeth already!  She's starting to talk a lot more now and we love it!  My very favorite part of the day is seeing her eyes light up and that big ole smile with those precious little teeth come running towards me!  She just melts my heart! She's our pride and joy! 
 
Here's an updated pic for y'all!  We love ya!
 
Thanks!

-Ronnie and Sandi

Update on Lifetime baby EllieGrowing By
Leaps And Bounds

Happy Easter! Here's a picture of Ellie on Easter; she is getting so big! Although we call her a baby, the sweet girl is seeming more and more like a toddler! Running after her big sisters, chasing the kitty (who nicely allows himself to be caught), always bringing a book to us, demanding we read it to her...

We've treasured every day in the last 17 months and still find ourselves overwhelmed with gratitude that God brought her into our family. Our wait was long, but we're now so thankful for it because we can't imagine not having Ellie in our lives. Thank you for all you did to bring Ellie into our family! Sometimes God needs us to help fullfill His plan and you were there that day to lead her to our family.

-Alisa and Kevin

It's Bunny Time!

Dear Libby,

Happy Easter! We especially think of you during this special time of year. It was really fun to share the story with Katie this year about how you wanted us to get a picture of our 3 bunnies for our adoption profile and how we had to chase bunnies for quite a while to make that happen! She is still laughing and talking about it. Thank you for caring about each little detail of our adoption which led us to the Forever Family God had for us. Katie is a true blessing from above! We also celebrated Katie's first spiritual birthday on Easter as she accepted Christ as her savior last Easter.

Katie is a very active, vibrant little girl now. She loves to run long distances, swim and dance. She loves to sing and has recently memorized a lot of songs from Disney movies. She has a vivid imagination and loves playing with her pre-school friends. We have traveled a lot as a family this year, including a mother-daughter road trip over Spring Break to visit friends and some of her cousins (three of whom are adopted also). Katie loves to travel and explore new places!

Thank you, again, for everything you and the others at Lifetime have done for our family. We can never thank you enough for the part you each played in creating our forever family. Katie is an absolute Joy and we cannot imagine life without her!

Love,
Tricia and Roger

Our Charming Little Man

Hi Michelle (and Lifetime staff)!

Just wanted to wish you a Happy Easter and send a updated pic of Sam! This weekend marks three years since we were matched with Sam's birth family. Can't believe how fast the time has gone...it seems like it took forever while we waited and now it's already been three years! We can't imagine a moment without our charming little man. God is so good!!!

Blessings!   

-Janna and Alex

Bluebonnet Cutie

Hope this finds you had a blessed and restful Easter. We had a very low-key, but very much a blessed Easter with Miss Paige:)

Here is a picture we took up at our city building where they have a big piece of property that has the Texas state flower running through it (the bluebonnet.) Enjoy!

Take Care,

Chris and Amy

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Being Sisters is
Something Special

Happy Easter! We thought you might like to see an updated picture of our two Lifetime girls. 

Ainsley is now 12 and Courtney is six and a half years old!

-Darin and Pegg

God's Timing Was Perfect

Happy Easter, from our family to yours!

Two years ago, today, we signed our adoption contract to complete our family. Not knowing what the journey would look like, how long it would be, or what our story would entail, we knew it was placed on our hearts through God's calling. We took this journey on...filled with classes, loads of paperwork, home interviews, profiles, videos, websites, and patience, but most importantly faith. God's timing was perfect, for His plan from the very beginning was to bring this precious girl into our lives. She's a blessing, a treasure, and a dream come true. Thank you for supporting us through prayer and encouragement, as we waited and lovingly welcomed her into our family.

Without all of the wonderful staff at Lifetime, we wouldn't have her in our lives. Thank you!

-Casey and April

Easter Joys

Here's a sweet adoption update from Lifetime couple Tom and Samantha: "Have a wonderful Easter! Here's a photo of Easton visting the Easter bunny!"


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A Cherished Milestone

Hi Diane,

We have some exciting news to share; we have just returned home after finalizing our adoption! 

Braelyn is gaining weight and growing so fast!  She started out a tiny four pounds, 14 ounces and recently weighed in at nine pounds, 13 ounces at her two month doctor's appointment. 

We are very excited about our future as a family of three and look forward to many more milestones!  Please give everyone there our best! 

-Ben and Nicole

Charlene and Sean were blessed to adopt a baby girlOur Dreams of Parenthood Came True!

Hello Lifetime Adoption Team!

We have great news to share! This past Friday marked the formal final end to our "Journey to Parenthood"… we finalized Audrey's adoption! As you know, this is her "Gotcha Day" and a date that will be forever special to us.

We can't thank all of you enough for helping to make our dreams of parenthood come true. Audrey is such a blessing, answer to prayer and she is loved so very much by not only her immediate family…but also by the village and community that surrounds her. She is one LOVED child.

Every one of you at Lifetime will forever hold a special place in our hearts...you were the ones that brought us together with our amazing birth mother and you made the magic happen. We will forever be grateful! Your hard work makes dreams come true. Sending all of you love and hugs!

-Sean and Charlene

A Blessed
Adoption Update

Hello Lifetime Family,

Sarah is almost 15 months and we wanted to let you know we finalized our adoption.  We are so blessed and thankful for Sarah’s birth mother and everyone who has helped us along the way.  We think back to the day we received our phone call and heard those amazing words from Diane.  We are so thankful and grateful for all you have done to make our family complete.  Blessings to all of you! 

-Glen and Wendy

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Sisters for Life

Kayla is turning five next month and her little sister turns two next month as well.  We adopted Kayla after five pregnancy losses back in 2009 when she was two and a half months old.  Livie was pregnancy number nine and our only live birth. 

The girls love each other so much and we couldn’t be happier!

-Weston and Lisa

Look At Me...I'm Three!

What an adorable adoption update from Lifetime couple Deon and Cheryl: "We just celebrated Jeremiah's THIRD birthday!"


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Our Pot of Gold

Just wanted to say thank you for helping to bring us our "Gold at the end of the rainbow." We are richly blessed and pray that all the other waiting families will soon be blessed through their journey with their precious treasure.

Have a great day!

-Casey and April

A Picture-Perfect Birthday

David and Valerie adopted Emma from Lifetime and are adopting again!Here's a fun update from Lifetime adoptive couple David and Valerie!

They adopted their daughter Emma from Lifetime five years ago; these photos are at her Little Mermaid-themed 5th birthday party.

David and Valerie are in the process of adopting another baby through Lifetime Adoption! You can
view their online adoption profile
to learn more about their second adoption journey.

Christine adopted Kyra thirteen years ago from Lifetime Adoption!My Adoption Miracle,
Thirteen Years Later!

Hi Diane,
13 years later, I wanted to just say hello, and thank you, again, for all that you did to facilitate Kyra's adoption!

Here's a recent picture of her.  She is doing great, and wow has the time just flown by.  She is so interested in finding her birth mom.  We have searched the internet, sent letters, etc., but cannot find her.  I just hope one day she gets to talk to her/meet her.

Thank you for doing what you do!

Take care,
Christine

Kevin and Jess are in love with Lissie, who was adopted through Lifetime 11 months ago!The Love of Our Lives

Hi Veronica,

I hope you and the Lifetime Staff are doing well.  Things here are going wonderful!  

Lissie is growing up so fast, she has four teeth, is a walking/talking machine, and so in love with being in our family.  She is 11 months old today.  Our birth parents are coming to visit at the end of the month to see Lissie and us!

We will send you an "official" update for her one year birthday :)  We are so excited for her cake smash party!  Thank you Veronica for helping connect us with the love of our lives, our daughter!

-Kevin and Jess

Mark and Chrystal were blessed to adopt a baby boy!A Year Passed

Hi Joan and all Lifetime Staff:
It's hard to believe that it has been over a year since the birth of our miracle son, Aiden! We just had our adoption finalization hearing.  It was a very joyous and long-awaited event.  Although Aiden is just a year old, he gave us a great big smile when the judge announced that he was "hereby adopted".

He is enjoying his time today playing, walking and working on speaking more words.  He is a very big boy: top percentile for height and weight.  He is such a joy to Mark, myself and the whole family. He is a very happy, smart, inquisitive and active little boy. He keeps us on our toes and brings so much happiness to each day.  He is always in a great mood every morning, greeting us with the biggest smile and lots of chatter. You can't help but break into a big smile back and share in his joy that we've all been blessed with another day together. 

We are keeping in contact with his birth mother and sending updates on Aiden's development.  We also set up a shared website to post pictures, videos and special dates about Aiden.  We feel so blessed to have her as our birth mother. We could not have asked for a better experience than what we shared with her the week Aiden was born.  It was so easy to decide that she and her three children would forever be a part of our family.  We loved her instantly. 

We are looking forward to pursuing a sister for Aiden in the near future! Now that have the adoption finalized we would be happy to share our Lifetime experience with other waiting families if you would like. Please pass our thanks, appreciation and best wishes onto the Lifetime family. 

Sharing our blessings, 

Mark & Chrystal

Dustin and Tami adopted twice through Lifetime!Doubly Blessed

Hi Patty and Joan!
We are so excited to share with you that Dane's adoption was finalized!  We are celebrating as it has been a long road. We praise God for His gracious and loving hand in our life and bringing all of us together as one family!  This morning Colin said, "I'm a big brother forever now!" Melts our hearts.

Thank you so much for your hand in bringing both our sons to us!  We will forever be a Lifetime family...we can't wait to sign up again to work with you to bring our next child home, all in God's perfect timing!  :)

All our love to you all!
-Dustin and Tami

Jeremiah and Audra were blessed to adopt a baby girl!Our Adoption Story

When we started working with Lifetime, we were so happy to start our journey that God had lead us on. The staff at Lifetime helped us the entire way and they were so patient with us as we got started on the paperwork. Whenever we had questions, we always got a speedy response from a staff member.

The day we got matched was like a dream come true to us as we knew that it would be soon that we would have a baby to love.  When we got the call from Veronica at Lifetime that a birth mom wanted to talk with us we were so happy and nervous all at the same time. Veronica helped us on how to break the ice with our birth mom, and also gave us suggestions on what to talk about. The suggestions helped a lot as the birth mom was nervous as well.

We got the call that our birth mom was in labor and we left right away, arriving at the hospital soon after.  Meeting her in person for the first time was like we already knew her.  We had had a chance to get to know her through our many phone conversations during the pregnancy while matched. 
 
Baby girl London with her proud adoptive father JeremiahIt was such an additional blessing that our birthmother was from an area where we have extended family members and they were able to see London once we were discharged from the hospital.  Upon our return home, our family and friends here were equally as excited to see London.

London is truly a blessing from God and we already cannot see our lives without her.  We have bonded with our birthmother and have a great relationship with her.  We have shared that we want her in London's life as she grows up. 

Thank you to our Lifetime family for bringing more love, joy and excitement to our Ohana (family)! 

-Jeremiah & Audra

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David and Monique finalized the adoption of their baby boy Josiah!What an
Extraordinary Gift!

Congratulations to new adoptive parents, David and Monique, who recently finalized the adoption of their son! They write:

"Veronica and Joan,

“It has been a joyous ride!  We wanted you all to know that we finalized our son, Josiah's adoption right before the holidays.  What an extraordinary gift!
Our family was able to be present.  What a blessing!

Josiah is almost nine months old now and is a happy content little boy.  We are all hopelessly in love. His two sisters dote on him daily! We cannot imagine life without him. 

Baby boy JosiahThere are no words to adequately thank you for all that you and Lifetime have done for us.  The prayers and encouragement were a blessing to us. We cannot sing your praises enough!

Fondly we pray over the families who are waiting patiently for their babies, and we fully intend to continue praying. God will deliver in due season!

With Hearts of Gratitude,

David and Monique"

Adoption Blessed Our Lives

Our precious baby girl is three months old today and was discharged from the hospital three weeks ago. She spent ten weeks in the NICU and was loved and cared for by so many. She is doing really well. From two pounds to seven pounds, our sweet baby girl has stolen the hearts of all that have prayed for her and loved her. Her big brothers are so protective and find joy in caring for her every day. She is continuing to learn to bottle feed, so she has a tube, but she is making progress and we couldn't be more proud of her. 

Thank you again for orchestrating her adoption and for completing our family. Words cannot express our gratitude for changing our lives!

-Happy adoptive couple from California

Jay and Tasha adopted baby boy BennyJay and Tasha Welcomed Home a Baby Boy!

The proud parents share, "Meet our Benny! Love to all of you at Lifetime for your constant support and prayers! We can't believe it!"

 

 

 

 


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