Category Archives: WACAP

Got Holiday Stress? Three Resources for Foster and Adoptive Families

Here are three resources to help your family navigate the stress of the holiday season. Continue reading

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“An Adventure We Didn’t Plan”: Adopting Our Daughter From India

A WACAP mom reflects on the adoption process and adventure that brought their daughter Ila into their lives, sharing lessons learned about love and family. Continue reading

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Stories Worth Telling: Review of Paramount’s “Instant Family”

Here’s a sneak peak at Paramount Pictures’ soon-to-be-released movie “Instant Family,” reviewed by WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks. Continue reading

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One Year and Counting: Why One Volunteer Comes Back Each Week

Vi is celebrating one year as a WACAP volunteer. Here’s why she thinks it’s important to give back … Continue reading

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The “Invisible” Waiting Children

“Even though I can’t show you their faces, they are no less real than the waiting children you do see, and no less in need of a family,” says WACAP Program Manager Lindsey Gilbert. Continue reading

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When Times Were Different: My Search for My Biological Family

As an adoptee I found myself wondering many times if there was family “out there,” Karen says. This is her story. Continue reading

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Agents of Change: Painting Pictures from Family Camp

The summertime memories we’ve made with our families follow us into fall. Here’s a reflection from Family Camp that made an indelible mark … Continue reading

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Opportunities Ahead: Back to School Images from WACAP Families

A few back-to-school images shared by members of WACAP’s Board of Directors and WACAP families. Continue reading

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Five Tips for Grandparents Welcoming Home Foster and Adoptive Grandkids

Here are five reminders for those becoming grandparents through foster care and adoption. Continue reading

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A Family of Five on What Really Matters: Giving Back Together  

Gearing up for fall, we’re springing back to remember one of the year’s best events. Here’s one of the families that made our Race for Home 5k Fun Run such a success! Continue reading

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