Is China Still Granting Waivers?

Red Thread Advocates spoke with WACAP staff to discuss the recent changes in the adoption requirements from China. WACAP helped us make this “chart” which explains the way they have interpreted the new rules. Please know that this might not be the way that all agencies are interpreting the policies, and it seems that waivers can…

Living with Epilepsy

Long ago when we started our adoption process we started that dreaded check list of needs we thought we could handle. As we went down the needs we started getting braver, after all how could we say no to any child?! But only one need really made me stop quick and had me turning circles in my…

Shared List Update as of March 17, 2017

Total Shared List Files – 1382 Girls – 468 (33.9%) Boys – 914 (66.1%) Dossier First (LID) files –3 (0.22%) At Risk for Aging Out Over 10 years old – 405 (30.8%), 158 girls/247 boys Over 12 years old – 198 (16.2%), 82 girls/116 boys Over 13 years old – 114 (9.9%), 47 girls/67 boys   Breaking it down…