Thinking about National Adoption Week 2017 and the fact that there are now a higher number of sibling groups looking for permanent homes. Why we adopted siblings and what I would say to others considering how many children to adopt. Our original thinking around adopting siblings Both my husband and I wanted a large family … More Why adopt siblings #supportadoption
Recently I was asked if I would be prepared to speak to the media to represent the our adoption agency for National Adoption Week. I had no problem with speaking to the media as I do it for my job however, I am worried about the realities of ‘promoting’ adoption as I wouldn’t wish what … More Adoption is not the easy answer to completing your family
Both our children are now in school. Since September they’ve gone into years 1 and 2. Our eldest who is almost seven has struggled through school. He came to to live with us just 4 years old. He had a shit start to life with several ‘carers’ of a type. As a result he has … More Attachment disorder or ADHD/ODD?
I realise I havent posted on my blog for over a year… its been rather manic/eventful/delightful but mainly stressful. Im only able to write this Im up at 4am!? Delightful because the children are forming their own personalities and they are amazing, funny, smart and increasingly loving. Delightful because I love them to bits and … More Three years in to our adoption and how are we fairing?