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Getting through…

Somehow we are stuck in a cycle of negativity. We can’t work out why Boyo is struggling as much as he is, Christmas is coming which fills up some anxiety. Equally the other evening he was asking questions about his … Continue reading

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8 years

Last night watching my twitter feed, I saw a photo of a group of people who had been recognised at the national adoption week awards for the work they do, and it flung me back several years. 8 years ago … Continue reading

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Love isn’t enough (although it helps)…

It’s National Adoption Week 2018. A week to look at adverts of children needing homes, just looking for love. I’m not sure that I was ever naive enough to imagine love would be enough. Although I’m not sure I signed … Continue reading

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Praise!

This morning starting off on one foot and then rapidly changed to another… Boyo got himself dressed this morning, it’s the first time this academic year that I haven’t had to cagoule, persuade or just plain get him dressed. I … Continue reading

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Sometime last year I lost my blogging mojo… I can’t even put my finger on when. However, I know that sometimes I just need a break from my blog. I’d like to say that I am back, however, time will … Continue reading

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Now you are 6!

Happy Birthday Jelly. It is hard to imagine that this is actually the fifth birthday we have celebrated with you. You have been with us forever, and longer. And whilst you are still short in stature you absolutely make up … Continue reading

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A (never to be sent) letter to a birthmum

Dear X At this time of year, my thoughts often turn to you. Between mother’s day, his birthday and the anniversary of him moving, we have a lot of memories during March. I often wonder how you are doing, I … Continue reading

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