Today, Lifetime Adoption is sharing another adoptive couple’s story in our blog series “Then and Now.” Our Lifetime adoptive family today is Jesse and Alicia from Colorado.
As they started their adoption journey with Lifetime, they shared that they’d faced several failed fertility treatments, and “After giving adoption a lot of thought, we feel that it will be better…Not only with it fulfill our hopes of becoming parents, it will help a child who needs unconditional love and a forever home.”
Read on to learn about their journey to adoption, as well as their cherished experiences and inspirations!
In their adoption profile for birth mothers to learn more about them, Jesse and Alicia wrote, “Hi there, we’re from Colorado! We are excited to become first time parents through adoption. We are a fun, active couple who enjoy sports, traveling and spending time with family. As parents, we look forward to providing your child with unconditional love in a safe, healthy, and stable environment. We will be open and honest with your child as they grow up and they will always know how special they are to us and our family. We are committed to maintaining contact at the level you feel comfortable and would love to share photos, letters, and annual visits if you’d like. Thank you for taking the time to get to know us!”
Through infant adoption, Jesse and Alicia were blessed to adopt a baby girl, Brynlee, just a few weeks ago!
Thrilled new adoptive mother, Alicia, emailed us:
“This all feels like a dream! We are so in love with baby Brynlee. We can’t take our eyes off of her! She is perfect in every way, God truly had His hand in every part of our adoption journey. We’re grateful for all the time we were able to spend with Brynlee’s birth mom at the hospital. We will cherish those moments and share them with Brynlee as she grows up.
We’re so thankful to have found Lifetime. You all have been there every step of the way. I remember when we had our first call with Jen. We were nervous and unsure of what to expect, but she was so sweet and answered every question (I had a huge list) and by the end of the call Jesse and I knew instantly knew that Lifetime would help us become a family of three. Struggling with infertility for so long leaves you vulnerable and it is difficult to imagine that you may never become a parent. God led us to Lifetime because He knew this perfect little girl would be waiting for us and that everyone at Lifetime would be here every step of the way! Every phone call, every webinar, and every prayer helped us become stronger and prepared us for parenthood.
As I am sitting here, holding our daughter in my arms and typing through my happy tears, I just couldn’t wait to share our thanks and gratitude to everyone at Lifetime. Thank you all so much! We can’t wait to share pictures and updates with you as she grows!”
Heidi Keefer is a Content Creator for Lifetime Adoption and has 15 years of experience in the field of adoption. An author of thousands of blog posts over the years, Heidi enjoys finding new ways to educate and captivate Lifetime’s ever-growing list of subscribers.
Heidi has a keen eye for misplaced apostrophes, comma splices, and well-turned sentences, which she has put to good use as a contributor to Lifetime’s award-winning blogs. She has written and published hundreds of adoption articles which explore the various facets of domestic infant adoption today.