Ten Minutes Can Change Your Life! For more than 30 years, Lifetime has helped families with safe and successful adoptions. And we look forward to helping you too! Our founder, Mardie Caldwell, started Lifetime out of her own longing to become a mother. Our short application will get you started on the path to find the child of your dreams. Today is the day to explore your Lifetime Adoption. Complete Lifetime’s free application. We look forward to learning a little more about you and the child you are hoping for!