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Final Steps

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A Checklist for Ensuring Your Foreign-Born Child Has the Correct Documentation After coming home, the last thing that most families want to do is complete more paperwork. Those final steps of your adoption, as important as they may be, can easily be put off for another week, another month… another year… until you suddenly realize […]

Korean Culture Camp

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At CAS we believe in keeping our families connected to cultural and adoptive resources after they adopt. When a parent contacted us about his involvement with a Korean culture camp in North Carolina, we were delighted to pass along the details! We encourage you to check out Camp Moo Gung Hwa-registration is open now for the […]

Five Helpful Hints

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A Father’s Five Helpful Hints for the Adoption and the First Couple Years My wife and I finished our adoption in April of 2014 after a long and trying two-and-a-half year process. The paperwork was done, the court documents finalized, the money raised, and we were on our way to pick up our new son […]

Bridge to Brielle

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I have always been drawn to people with Down Syndrome. They radiate love. I’ve also always had the desire to adopt an orphan. When my husband and I put those two things together it created our desire to adopt a child with Down Syndrome from an orphanage. We found her on Rainbow Kids in March […]

Bulgaria Sibling Adoption

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My husband and I had been married for 11 years with three wonderful children when we felt we would like to add to our family through adoption. We knew the Lord was leading us to adopt internationally and through lots of praying and research we settled on Bulgaria. We chose to work with CAS due to […]

2016 Adoption Tax Credit

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The Federal Adoption Tax Credit allows families to reduce their tax liability for qualified adoption expenses. It is claimed in the year the adoption becomes final, but can include any qualified expenses paid in that year or previous ones. We’ve recently learned the maximum credit has increased yet again- it will be $13,460 dollars for […]

Intercultural Parenting: Upcoming Workshops

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Culture, identity, and race can lead to a variety of feelings and emotions for adopted children of all ages. As a parent, there are ways that you can learn more about how these feelings affect your child during each stage of their development-and learn ways to help your child develop positive cultural identity as they […]

Shop for a Cause

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Now you can give back to orphans in need as you shop! Items on this page are available through our partnership with Agape Children’s Home in Kampala, Uganda. 100% of every purchase is contributed back to the orphanage. Click on each item to see the full details and to add to your cart. Check back […]

Reflections from Uganda

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Our guest bloggers in this post are two adoptive mothers who have recently completed their adoptions from Uganda. Caroline and Amanda were in-country together this summer.  Reflections by Caroline My adoption trip to Uganda was a momentous occasion in my life. Most importantly, it was on this trip that I became a mother and was […]

Armenia Travel

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CAS Program Coordinator Allie Hamel has just returned from a week-long advocacy trip to Armenia. She shares her travel update in this blog post. Allie also hosted a webinar to discuss her trip and share details about our Armenia adoption program: Watch the recording.  This was my first visit to Armenia and I have to […]