Tag Archives: Adoption Process

Six Things to Know This Fall About Adopting from China

WACAP staff share about why this fall is a good time to consider adoption from China, and about the children who need a families’ love, no matter the season. Continue reading

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Is Adopting Siblings the Right Choice for Your Family?

Have questions about adopting siblings? This Q&A will help! Continue reading

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“Heroes Need Not Apply”: A Parent on Special Needs, Adoption, and Her Son

With adoption long on Erin and Joel’s hearts, the path to adopting their son Carsen began with questions and then paperwork. But one particular form, Erin recalls—a check list of special needs—“turned their world on its axis.” Continue reading

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Adopting From India: The Face Behind the Lists

WACAP’s Family Finders Manager Jo Reed shares about adopting her daughter and answers families’ questions about “why they should consider adoption from India, and why now?” Continue reading

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Lessons From a Little Boy and His Truck: One Mom’s Pre-Adoption Reflection

An adoptive mom and WACAP supporter reflects on being a newcomer to the adoption process as a single mom-to-be, and lessons learned from a little boy at her first adoption class. Continue reading

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What’s It Like to Adopt From South Korea? A Family’s Perspective

Kevin and Jo are no strangers to long processes and tough choices. They researched more than 20 adoption agencies before they chose WACAP and decided to adopt from Korea. Last spring, they welcomed 2-year-old Kirby home. If you’re considering adoption from Korea, Kevin … Continue reading

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Federal Adoption Policy Changes, A Call to Courage

Amid federal policy changes impacting adoption, a WACAP adoptive mom and case manager reminds us what waiting children need … Continue reading

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18 Adoption Movies to Add to Your “Must Watch” Movie List

Adoption and foster care related movies you can add to your watch and discussion list! Continue reading

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“What to Expect, Adoption Style”: One Couple’s Adoption Story

Erin and Joel adopted their son, Carsen, in 2015. Today, he’s a spirited four-year old, and Carsen’s parents can’t imagine their lives without him. Continue reading

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Is There a Child Waiting for You?: WACAP’s Partner Countries at a Glance

Is there a child waiting for you? Do you have questions about adoption, or about the children waiting for families? Continue reading

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