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What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Putting Your Plan into Place
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What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Putting Your Plan into Place

After your hospital time, you may be wondering what’s next. First and foremost, the days after you discharge are for you to heal and take care of yourself. The next couple of months will be a time of adjustment and for you to put your adoption plan into place. You will continue to meet with...

June 24, 2022June 24, 2022
What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Postpartum
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What to Expect When You Are Expecting: Postpartum

Women usually plan very carefully for the labor and delivery time in the hospital but often don’t think to plan for the time after the baby arrives. I am talking about the hours and first few days after the baby is born. This period is called post-partum. After working 15 years taking care of new...

June 20, 2022July 18, 2022
Dear Foster Parents
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Dear Foster Parents

Dear Foster Parents, May is National Foster Care month, so we wanted to share this letter to recognize and thank you as a New Life Adoptions foster parent. Whether you are a current foster parent or you have given generously of your time, home, and love years ago, your commitment to serve in this capacity...

May 13, 2022June 20, 2022
Choosing a Designated Adoption
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Choosing a Designated Adoption

And from that day on, I knew, if I ever found myself in the same situation, too young and pregnant, I would do an adoption. Sometimes, when I look back to that time when I was 19, sitting in my parent’s bathroom, staring at the positive pregnancy test in my hand, I am speechless. From...

May 4, 2022June 20, 2022
You Are Not Alone: Finding Your Community
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You Are Not Alone: Finding Your Community

Each year, New Life Adoptions hosts a Birth Mother Brunch on National Birth Mother Day, the day before Mother’s Day. This event honors birth moms for their sacrificial, loving decision to place their child(ren) for adoption – to celebrate each unique story of adoption. Support From Those Who “Get It” While our goal is to...

April 18, 2022April 18, 2022
Celebrating National Social Work Month
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Celebrating National Social Work Month

New Life Adoptions would not be able to provide the services that we offer without a team of dedicated social workers to support our clients through the adoption process and beyond. March is National Social Work Month. Therefore, we want to take a moment to honor the time and commitment that our social workers put...

March 18, 2022April 20, 2022
Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference
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Show Hope’s Hope for the Journey Conference

New Life Adoptions will be hosting the annual Hope for the Journey Conference on Friday, April 8th, 2022. Filled with invaluable information, this one-day conference is not only for adoptive and foster parents, but for church leaders, professionals, teachers, caregivers, and others who work with children in any capacity. Show Hope Over the years, many...

March 9, 2022March 9, 2022
Ready, Set, READ!
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Ready, Set, READ!

March is National Reading Month. While some children don’t need an extra incentive to read, others can take advantage of this time to create a new habit. It is great to take time to read with your children and to encourage them to read on their own when they are able. It is great to...

March 4, 2022March 4, 2022
What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time
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What To Expect When You Are Expecting: Hospital Time

The hospital and delivery time while making an adoption plan can vary case by case. Thinking about your time in the hospital may bring up a variety of feelings. It is common to experience anxiety, fear, anticipation, and many other emotions. Many women can be nervous about how their labor and delivery will go. When...

February 16, 2022June 20, 2022
Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?
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Our Home Study Is Done… Now What?

Whew! Your home study is finally done – now what? After an adoptive family is done with the home study process, it can feel like it was a case of “hurry-up-and-wait”. During the home study process, you were likely busy with paperwork and appointments to complete. Now that you are in the “waiting pool” it...

January 14, 2022June 20, 2022
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