Category Archives: Advice

WACAP Now: October Spotlights

Did you catch the WACAP Now October spotlights — (Changing Seasons, Changing Perspectives) Continue reading

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Family Leave and Adoption: The Law, Your Employer, and What You Need to Know

Adoption attorney and adoptive parent Janna Annest answers questions about FMLA, adoption, employee benefits, and your rights. Continue reading

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Adoption Benefits and Supports: Being Informed and Asking Questions

WACAP responds to some questions from families about adoption benefits and financial support. Continue reading

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“As a Family: Learning to Love”: One Mom on Adopting From Taiwan

A WACAP mom writes about the special meaning of the words, “It’s time” for families “blessed by adoption.” Continue reading

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Back-to-School: “What Teachers Should Know About Adoption”

Teachers are the second largest group influencing children’s development. Here’s a resource for them about kids, adoption, and what they should know. Continue reading

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An Adoptee’s Perspective: “On Race and Identity” – Part II

“I did not want to share my true feelings. But here they are now, trying to help me,” Emily writes, in Part II of her essay on growing up adopted, race, identity, and belonging. Continue reading

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Shared by Adoptive Families: Collected Advice and Lessons Learned

Collected advice and encouragement from adoptive families, who share takeaways from their journeys. Continue reading

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