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

The family section in IKEA becomes the funhouse, no longer the ghost train

Lying in bed on a Sunday morning waiting for DH to wake up so thought I’d pen some recent thinking in the Treemendous household. DH has been working every day and away in Scotland since we got the amazing news that we were going through to stage 2. Whilst he has had to temporarily park … More The family section in IKEA becomes the funhouse, no longer the ghost train

Decision to adopt – Stretch marks on the brain not the belly

I’ve just read a blog shared via The Adoption Social by Kat @on_the_edge. It was about the question from people ‘why do you choose to adopt?’ I wanted to reply but I wrote war and peace so here are my thoughts. It’s made me think about our own reasons for wanting to adopt. We’re just … More Decision to adopt – Stretch marks on the brain not the belly