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Category Archives: Reflections
“I have been a parent for twenty years,” Greg Eubanks, WACAP’s CEO reflects, adding, “There is a joy to fatherhood that I’m only recently discovering.” In this post, he explains why that is … Continue reading
Both impacted by adoption, Katelyn, adopted from Russia, and Jacob, adopted from Colombia, each have unique stories to tell about growing up adopted. Each was profoundly changed by family, and both carry powerful feelings that continue to shape who they are.
Thank you to Katelyn and Jacob for sharing about their journeys, the families who shaped their paths, and what they’d like others to know. Continue reading
Adoption Day. “Gotcha Day.” i Homecoming. It’s a day that many adoptive parents and their children celebrate the day they became a family. And as one WACAP adoptee shares here, it’s also a day that can bring more to the … Continue reading
Embarking on our 41st year of bringing children and families together through adoption, we’re looking forward … carried by the community of supporters, staff, adoptive parents and adoptees who comprise WACAP’s history and story.
At my home this holiday season, we are lucky to be enjoying an extended visit by my daughter and two-year-old granddaughter. It’s great and messy and fun…and exhausting. Parenthood isn’t wasted on the young. As we put up Christmas decorations, … Continue reading
“How does WACAP promote positive outcomes for children placed in adoptive families?” This question was proposed to WACAP by China’s Center for Child Welfare and Adoption (CCCWA) earlier this fall. More specifically, they wanted to know how to evaluate children … Continue reading
One of our biggest perks this time of year is receiving graduation announcements from WACAP adoptive families. We first got to know these children through tiny referral photos and translated documents, so seeing them becoming adults and moving on to … Continue reading