Category Archives: Adoption FAQ

Six Things to Know This Fall About Adopting from China

WACAP staff share about why this fall is a good time to consider adoption from China, and about the children who need a families’ love, no matter the season. Continue reading

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Is Adopting Siblings the Right Choice for Your Family?

Have questions about adopting siblings? This Q&A will help! 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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“Our Adopted Child Won’t Bond With Both of Us”: 8 Tips to Support Attachment

“For those who’ve adopted as a couple, it is very common for a child to prefer one parent over the other for a while,” says WACAP social worker Zia Freeman in response to a parent’s concern. Continue reading

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Loving Your Older Child, Even When the Feeling Is Missing

A WACAP parent’s tips on how to build emotional connections with our children, especially older kids, even when it’s hard to ‘feel the love.’ Continue reading

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18 Adoption Movies to Add to Your “Must Watch” Movie List

Adoption and foster care related movies you can add to your watch and discussion list! Continue reading

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Transitions: Why are they hard, and what can we do?

Why are transitions hard for our adopted children, and what can we as parents do to help? Continue reading

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Happy Heart’s Day! —  India Adoption, the Children, and a Heart Connection

A Valentine’s Day post about adopting from India … and focused on the heart. Continue reading

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Happy Heart’s Day! —  India Adoption, the Children, and a Heart Connection

A Valentine’s Day post about adopting from India … and focused on the heart. Continue reading

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Breaking News: Intercountry Adoption Affordability

On February 1, 2018, the Department of State posted a notice of the accreditation fee schedule. Here’s what we’ve learned, how it impacts families, and how you can make your voice heard. Continue reading

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