One of the questions we hear most often from birth parents is “How does open adoption actually work in the long run?” We get it – you’re placing your child with another family, and you’re wondering how “open” things remain as time goes by.
We always answer with stories about past birth parents we’ve worked with, […]
The most important thing to realize is that you’re not giving up – we said it in a past blog post, and we tell every birthmother we meet… You’re not giving up, you’re choosing a better future for both you and your baby. You can’t control everything in your life, and sometimes you simply can’t handle […]
The Christmas holidays are almost here – one of the most exciting and fun-filled times of the year for both children and adults. Dallas always does the holiday season right, with tons of awesome things to see and do – but a few events really stand out as the most fun activities for children. We wanted to […]
We’ve helped hundreds of birthmothers place their babies, and we know that one of the most stressful decisions in the adoption process is choosing the adoptive family. It’s a huge decision – there’s nothing wrong with feeling nervous when you talk to a prospective couple for the first time.
After looking through the various family profiles and photos, you’ve […]
It’s back to school time… we’ve only got a few weeks until school starts! Back to school is an exciting time for everyone, but it’s also a time where anxiety can skyrocket. Don’t fret, we’re here to help make things easier for you and your children. It helps everyone to ease back into […]
10 summer activities in Dallas for adoptive families
School’s out, and it’s time for summer! There’s no better time to connect with your children and make memories that last a lifetime. We usually share tips for birth mothers and families wanting to adopt, but this month we wanted to share some fun summer tips for all the families who’ve already adopted (and any other Dallas […]
I can’t remember not knowing I was adopted. Before I could even understand the concept of adoption my parents told me that my Mommy didn’t think she could have a baby in her tummy and it made her very sad. So she prayed that God would bring her a baby to love and then one day, she heard a noise on […]
Linda and Tom weren’t able to have their own children, so they felt called to adopt. As soon as they called Lifetree, they knew it was the right choice for them. We asked them to share their story, so they sat down to […]