Tag Archives: Family

A Family of Five on What Really Matters: Giving Back Together  

Gearing up for fall, we’re springing back to remember one of the year’s best events. Here’s one of the families that made our Race for Home 5k Fun Run such a success! 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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“We Could Have Missed This: Adopting a Son”

A WACAP family shares how their plans changed from adopting a daughter to adopting their son, whom they can’t imagine life without. Continue reading

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When Families Say “Help, I Need Somebody”

WACAP CEO Greg Eubanks reflects on his own journey as new adoptive parent, and reminds us that families need support to know they aren’t alone. 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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WACAP Celebrates Our Diversity of Families

WACAP is celebrating the diversity and commitment of our families … 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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“Race for Home”: WACAP Family-Friendly 5K Fun Run This May

Join WACAP this spring for a family-friendly 5K fun run. Continue reading

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