Self Care Is So Important When Adopting

When we were at the beginning of our adoption journey, one of the sessions we attended was listening to people who had already adopted. It…

Adoption And Moving House : Our Adoption Story

Several years ago, when we were first considering adoption, we were told that, under no circumstance, should we move house in the first few years.…

Christmas A Year Later : Our Adoption Story

Last Christmas was our first one as an adoptive family.  The children had been home for about 6 months, which then felt like a lifetime.…

Adoption : There Are Always Two Sides To …

Recently I have become increasingly concerned with posts I have been seeing on Social Media with regards to adoption. I am so aware, having adopted…

Dear Teacher: Please Consider The Walk Of …

Dear Teacher, I know that you are only doing your job.  And believe me, I know how stressful it can be.  Day in day out,…

Managing Christmas As A Newly Adoptive Parent

Christmas! My favourite time of the year. I’ve always loved the lights, the celebrations, the family time. It’s just perfect. So, I had high expectations…

9 Things Not To Say To Adoptive Parents

I recently read a brilliant post by the lovely Catie over at www.diaryofanimperfectmum.com entitled 10 Things Not To Ask An Autism Parent which had me…