Category Archives: Reflections

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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News Anchor Inspired to Share Her Personal Adoption Story

King 5 News Anchor shares her personal adoption story, inspired by the “A Family for Me” partnership between KING 5 and WACAP. Continue reading

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In the Moment: Finding Humor and Humility As Adoptive Parents

Welcoming their children into their lives and hearts, this quote captures the in-the-moment joy, humility, and humor that comes with parenting. Continue reading

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“Go Out Beyond Your Wildest Imagination”: Homecoming and Adoption from Haiti

An inspiring story about two children Haiti, and the shared friendships that led each to a family’s love. Continue reading

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A Family for Me – Little Miracles in Each Video, For Children in Foster Care

WACAP’s “A Family for Me” staff shares about the behind-the-scenes magic of seeing children’s stories take shape, and then touch the hearts of the families that become theirs. 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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An Adoptee’s Perspective: “On Race and Identity” – Part I

“I sit here in tears trying to piece together what to say and how to say it,” WACAP adoptee Emily begins. Continue reading

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China: Return to the Finding Place, Part II

A Continued Story by WACAP Adoptive Parent Laura Templeton. Reflection on China: A Return to the Finding Place Continue reading

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In the Foothills of the Austrian Alps: A Resilience Story

We see children challenged by conditions at birth, parents challenged by corporate legal tangles, a family challenged by a season where daily life is hard work. Continue reading

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