Tag Archives: Adoption

Eight Things To Do While You’re Waiting

WACAP families, parents and staff share their advice with on how to manage the wait during the holidays. 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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Thankful the Adoption Tax Credit Is Recognized As Vital for Families

Knowing that the Adoption Tax Credit has been recognized as a priority for families in current tax reform legislation is something we, at WACAP, are thankful for this week. Continue reading

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Adopting From India: Q&A With Family Finders

Here, WACAP’s Family Finders Manager Jo Reed talks about adopting from India, the children, and getting help with the process. 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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Why the Adoption Tax Credit Needs You, Too

Here’s what you can do to remind your members of Congress about how vital the adoption tax credit is for children and families. Continue reading

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The Financial Part of Planning for Your Adoption: The Adoption Tax Credit

Adoption Finance Coach Kelly Ellison answers questions about the adoption tax credit, and shares resources and tips. Continue reading

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Their Last Chance: Three Children in Thailand Who Need Families

With the faces of the children they met on their minds … and with an urgent message, WACAP’s Thailand adoption staff paint a vivid picture of three children who need a family today. 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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Changing Perspectives: Moving Toward Positive Engagement Models With Children

How could we possibly expect positive responses from children while utilizing what are effectively punitive approaches? Continue reading

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