Tag Archives: Adoption Journey

“Real Life Adoption”: A Podcast of Stories

Newly launched, the “Real Life Adoption” podcast by WACAP adoptive parent and board member Kristin Kalning is soon to feature a story from WACAP’s CEO. Continue reading

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Spring Forward: Looking Ahead to Growing Bonds, Incredible Journeys

It’s time to spring forward!  We’re looking forward to the season ahead, and to the families, connections, and friendships that will continue to grow. You can read about these two young friends from Haiti, and the paths that brought them … 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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Adopting From China

WACAP’s Elizabeth Rose on Adoption from China, the children, and the families they need. 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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Today at WACAP: From the Heart

Today in the WACAP lunchroom … I asked my colleague about her day. It was 2 p.m. – a little late for lunch – but it had been a difficult day, a case manager for WACAP’s China team, explained. China had … Continue reading

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School Essay Inspires: “Love Makes Family”

Alex had won an essay competition about philanthropy for her English class, and she’d chosen to write about WACAP: the nonprofit adoption agency that helped bring her and her family together. Continue reading

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Adoption FAQ: “What about the Certificate of Citizenship?”

Adoption FAQ: One family’s experience obtaining their internationally adopted daughter’s certificate of citizenship helps answer their questions […]

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The Waiting Game: “How long does it take to adopt?”

“How Long Does it Take to Adopt?” Everyone wants to know. How long, really? Waiting is one of the most excruciatingly unpredictable pieces of the adoption process for prospective families. My answer? It can take a while. Much of it … Continue reading

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