Tag Archives: Adoption

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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Family Leave and Adoption: The Law, Your Employer, and What You Need to Know

Adoption attorney and adoptive parent Janna Annest answers questions about FMLA, adoption, employee benefits, and your rights. Continue reading

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The Kids, The Need, The Son I’m Proud Of: What I’d Share With Russia

Lew Bequette, WACAP dad and board member, recalls traveling to Russia to adopt his son:”When they brought Michael to us, he had nothing …” Continue reading

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From a Child’s Perspective

The world looks different from a child’s perspective … Continue reading

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Adoption Benefits and Supports: Being Informed and Asking Questions

WACAP responds to some questions from families about adoption benefits and financial support. Continue reading

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“As a Family: Learning to Love”: One Mom on Adopting From Taiwan

A WACAP mom writes about the special meaning of the words, “It’s time” for families “blessed by adoption.” 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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Back-to-School: “What Teachers Should Know About Adoption”

Teachers are the second largest group influencing children’s development. Here’s a resource for them about kids, adoption, and what they should know. Continue reading

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Welcome Home, Elliana, Adopted From Thailand!

Parents Ryan and Bronwyn were thrilled to bring their daughter home from Thailand this past month, and we’re thrilled to welcome them! Continue reading

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