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…

Why We Adopted A Sibling Group

Over two years ago now, Mr N and I were sat in our Adoption Preparation Groups, listening to the Social Workers talk about the needs…