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?
Watched last nights 15,000 kids and counting on Channel 4, I found it sad viewing and my heart went out to those mums. It hit home when Emily (with bullying boyfriend) said something along the lines of ‘she will hopefully have a better life than me, I’ve only got two fs at GCSE and never … More #15,000kidsandcounting made me sad