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Transgender Mom of 9 Children: “Most Meaningful Thing She’s Ever Done”

Finding out who we are is the story we’re all writing. It’s that journey of identity and becoming that Kathryn reflects on, as a parent of 9, as a person who’s transgender, and as a mom beloved. 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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WACAP Celebrates Our Diversity of Families

WACAP is celebrating the diversity and commitment of our families … Continue reading

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Two Boys Get the Heart Surgery and Family They Urgently Need

“Our little boy was critically ill with a very special and complex heart,” Apollo’s mom recalls … Continue reading

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Changes in the Thailand Adoption Program: More Families for More Kids

The face-to-face conversations we’re having with our Thailand adoption partners are helping more children find the adoptive families they need. Continue reading

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Transitions: Why are they hard, and what can we do?

Why are transitions hard for our adopted children, and what can we as parents do to help? 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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WACAP Now: December Spotlights

Did you catch the WACAP Now December spotlights? There’s still time before the New Year! 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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