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All posts tagged 'Adjustment and Attachment'

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Navigating the Holidays: Advice From WACAP Families

A collection of advice about how to approach or navigate the holidays from adoptive and foster families. 

Talking With Your Child's Teachers: A Resource You Can Share About Trauma-Informed Classrooms

Need a resource you can share with your child's teachers that talks about how adoption, foster care, trauma, and transition can impact your child in the classroom?

Eight Tips for Grandparents Welcoming Home Grandkids Through Foster Care and Adoption

Eight tips for grandparents of foster and adoptive grandchildren, with suggestions of what grandparents can do to prepare while they're waiting to meet and welcome their grandkids home (plus link to resource post). 

Eight Tips for Grandparents Welcoming Home Grandkids Through Foster Care and Adoption

Eight tips for grandparents of foster and adoptive grandchildren, with suggestions of what grandparents can do to prepare while they're waiting to meet and welcome their grandkids home (plus link to resource post). 

What's a "Lifebook" and How Do You Start Building One With Your Child?

Lifebooks help bridge a child’s past, present and future. Learn more about them here, with links to Lifebook sample pages, resources and tips that will help you create a lifebook with your child.

Six Books to Add to Your Adoption Reading List

For foster and adoptive parents, here are six WACAP-staff recommended books to add to your reading list, if you haven't already.

Q & A: What if I get pregnant during the adoption process?

Not surprisingly, a question that’s asked frequently by those inquiring about adoption has to do with pregnancy. “What happens if I get pregnant during the adoption process?" WACAP's Director of Social Services, Elana Roschy, answers ... 

Eight Tips to Strengthen Parent-Child Attachment When One Parent Is Rejected

Eight tips to help couples who've adopted a young child strengthen parent-child bonds, especially if the child struggles with attachment to a parent after adoption.

­­When Love Isn’t Enough

"What happens when love isn’t enough?" This article talks about adoption and dissolution, safeguards that can help families thrive, and the support that's available when families are having difficult conversations.