Monthly Archives: June 2018

What About the Children? Borders, Separations and Beyond

We know that any separation from family is a traumatic event for children. Continue reading

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Transgender Mom of 9 Children: “Most Meaningful Thing She’s Ever Done”

Finding out who we are is the story we’re all writing. It’s that journey of identity and becoming that Kathryn reflects on, as a parent of 9, as a person who’s transgender, and as a mom beloved. Continue reading

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Adopting From India: The Face Behind the Lists

WACAP’s Family Finders Manager Jo Reed shares about adopting her daughter and answers families’ questions about “why they should consider adoption from India, and why now?” Continue reading

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$20 and Four Lessons Learned

A WACAP staff member shares how a surprise sales pitch sails into a chat about philanthropy, which leads to something unexpected … Continue reading

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Fathers, Sons, and the War at Home

A father shares about the relationship he and his son are working to recreate and important lessons learned. Continue reading

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Lessons From a Little Boy and His Truck: One Mom’s Pre-Adoption Reflection

An adoptive mom and WACAP supporter reflects on being a newcomer to the adoption process as a single mom-to-be, and lessons learned from a little boy at her first adoption class. Continue reading

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