7 Ways to Bond with Your New Baby

By Lauren Madsen // Adoptive Mom An Adoptive Mom’s Advice on Bonding Most parents have nine months to bond and prepare for bringing their child into this world. For those who adopt, you may only have a few hours to prepare yourself for becoming a parent. It can be very difficult to bond with a biological […]

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What Does Open Adoption Mean to Me?

A Birth Mother’s Perspective on Open Adoption By Melinda Payne // Birth Mom Growing up, when I heard about a baby being placed for adoption, I automatically pictured that baby’s birthmother as a drug addicted teen who didn’t want anything to do with them. I viewed adoption as a cop out, or a way to […]

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AdoptionLife.org Starts “Live” Information Panels

Adoption Agency Hosts Information Panels on Facebook Live AdoptionLife.org is excited to announce that we will once again be hosting adoption panels– and this time, we are focusing our efforts on involving more people. To be able to reach more of our audience across the U.S., as well as to be able to include many […]

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Adopted, Not Abandoned

My Road to Motherhood A Story From an Adoptive Mom By Lauren Madsen // Adoptive Mom Becoming a mom has always been a dream of mine. Unfortunately my journey to motherhood was not as easy as I once imagined. Infertility, four pregnancies, three miscarriages, and a stillborn son were my introduction to motherhood. Shopping for […]

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5 Things I Have Learned Being an Adoptive Mom

Lessons From an Adoptive Mom By Courtney Excell When we first set out on our adoption adventure, we knew very little about what adoption would entail. And like many others, we were afraid of the unknown. Through our journey, however, we have learned so much. Hoping to enlighten other hopeful adoptive parents, here are my top […]

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Life in Strides: Utah Adoption Agency Moves to American Fork

AdoptionLife.org Opens New Utah Location Our Big News We have long awaited this moment to share with you our exciting news—AdoptionLife.org has officially moved its Utah home quarters to American Fork! We are excited to reopen our adoption agency in Utah and to get to know our new neighbors and the fabulous people we will […]

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What If Our Expectant Mom Chooses to Parent?

By Lauren Madsen // Adoptive Mom Getting Matched with an Expectant Mother and Hushing Fears One year ago, my husband and I became hopeful adoptive parents. This was our first adoption, so I wasn’t quite sure what to expect or what to do. I checked our adoption profile every day (okay, it was probably every five […]

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From a Birth Mother: Tips for Each Stage

By Melinda P // Birth Mother Tips for Birth Mothers An unplanned pregnancy is a shocking, scary, and surreal thing that no one thinks will ever happen to him or her. As a teenager, I placed 2 children with the same family (click here to read my story) and learned a lot about adoption while […]

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New Agency Provides Adoption Services in Idaho

AdoptionLife.org provides Adoption Services in Idaho By Kaylee Sutherin The Meaning Behind the Name- AdoptionLife.org.  We’ve all heard the trendy phrase “_____ (insert favorite product, activity, and the like here) is life.”  Many times in its casual use this saying becomes arbitrary, even trivial. However, AdoptionLife.org who provides adoption services in Idaho has come to […]

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Eating to Live and Living to Eat . . . and Parenting

By David Hardy // Attorney My wife is an “eat to live” type of person. She eats plenty of vegetables, whole grains, and legumes, avoiding fats, sugars, and other simple carbohydrates. On her birthday, when she splurges, it is with a chocolate whole-wheat applesauce cake. Her preferred recipe does provide for sugar and chocolate, but the final […]

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