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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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My amazing, resilient, courageous boys…

I want to write, no, I need to write… but this might not be the easiest to read. I need to explain, I need people to understand my boys. And I hate the fact that yet again, I am here, … Continue reading

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Everybody hurts…

I cannot tell you how many times we have been told how lucky the boys are that we adopted them. And it simply isn’t true, although I understand the sentiment behind the view. We are lucky to that we have … Continue reading

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Fixed by adoption?

A common held belief is that once a child is adopted into a nice family, all the issues that they had will vanish. There is a whole battalion of adoptive parents who would like everyone to know that is it … Continue reading

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Moors, Wood and Water

One of the things we do a lot in this family is walk… so I was pleased to see that this week’s #WASO theme was ‘where we walk’. Today Boyo and himself went a on a walk… a 10km Beaver … 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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Meeting… Team around the child

So it’s nearly two weeks since our Team Around the Child (TAC) at school…since when I have heard nothing from our Post Adoption Social Worker and had an apology from the SENCO. The SENCO had invited a selection of people … Continue reading

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