Adoption is not the easy answer to completing your family

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

Career girl and social-lite turned full-time mum – it’s not been easy

I’ll begin this post by apologising for how selfish I feel having re-read this post. I’m not proud but I’m hoping my honesty will help others. Adapting to our life as parents has been incredibly hard. Having two children under school aged seemed like a really good idea – old enough to know their developmental … More Career girl and social-lite turned full-time mum – it’s not been easy

Application submitted for the best job in the world – have I disclosed too much?

Its been a while since I last posted and now we’re only 8 days away from going to panel! Blogging is tough when you work full time and you’re in the thick of being assessed. Although it is good to have this record of how far we’ve come.  I’m now seeing people who have found The Adoption Social and … More Application submitted for the best job in the world – have I disclosed too much?

45 days to panel

I have now worked out we are 45 days or 6.5 weeks from panel (Thanks to @Littlekindreds a fellow preadoptor). Two days ago we finished our paperwork for Stage 2 and now we’re patiently waiting for May 12th when we see our SW who will hopefully have our first draft PAR. what will it say … More 45 days to panel