Tag Archives: US Kids

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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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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Be Inspired: For the Children in Foster Care Who Need Advocates Every Day

The choices we make can change the path of a child in foster care—children who deserve love and stability in their tomorrow, and who need advocates today. Find out what motivates two US Kids staff in their work with children and families. Continue reading

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Be Inspired: US Kids Staff Amazed By Foster Kids and Families

Find out what inspires WACAP’s staff member Denise Russell as she helps children in foster care tell their stories and find the permanency they need. Continue reading

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Be Inspired: US Kids Staff Share Their Stories

“[A] smart, brave, funny, sassy little girl changed my life,” says Megan Malinoski, US Kids Program Director … Like Megan, you’ll be inspired by the story. Continue reading

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Family Finds Unexpected Gift in Open Adoption

WACAP family shares foster-to-adoption story and the unexpected joy they’ve found in their open adoption. 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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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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National Adoption Month: Finding Hunter’s Forever Family

Meet John, Hadley and their wonderful kids, who have given Hunter a family and a forever home. Continue reading

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