Category Archives: life

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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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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Twice this week I have heard information that I really didn’t want to, not that was a surprise in either case. I saw a new pediatrician with Jelly this week. She agreed that there is indeed, probably something wrong. She … Continue reading

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No surprise…

This weekend the rage erupted. It spewed it’s hurt all over the family. It has been coming since the start of September and I have already made moves to start coping with it. The worst possible thing for me, is … Continue reading

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It’s a new chapter – adoption thoughts

At some point yesterday, after a variety of conversations over the course of the week (both IRL and on twitter) it struck me how many people still see adoption as a cure all. It’s not. And that (I think) is … Continue reading

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Education thinking…as a teacher & adoptive parent

A few weeks ago I saw a statistic that bothers me… at the end of KS2 75% of pupils ‘pass’ (whatever that means in today’s education world). It has long been recognized that looked after children don’t do as well … Continue reading

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February memories…

It’s the end of February half term, a time that is filled with memories for me – both joyous and sad. So it fits that this week’s #WASO over at the Adoption Social is ‘Look how far we’ve come’ 8 … Continue reading

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