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I was inadvertently warned that, sometimes, you don't fall in love with your adopted child straight away. Sometimes love takes time.

Is adoption love at first sight?

Survival Guide to Adoption Acronyms

Adoption and Fostering Weekly Roundup

The Adoption and Fostering Weekly Round-up – Full Time Tired

Foster Care Inn

Foster Care Inn

Foster care and the bedroom lottery

Foster care and the bedroom lottery

Things to talk over before considering adoption: having your partner on board is great, but there is more to discuss to avoid leaving someone hurt along the way.

Things to talk over before considering adoption

Mum and dad never learned about therapeutic parenting. For them, parenting was a much simpler affair.

Therapeutic parenting better work

For me, us as a family started the day we met our son. I hope that day will remain a day for celebration, even when our son will be old enough to understand adoption and all that happened in his life.

Happy Family Day

Changing you child's birth name looks like a good idea at first, but does it really make you feel safer?

The gift of a name

I started by visiting only government sites, soon I knew all about the various stages of adoption in very minute details, but still nothing about adoption.

The difference between adopting a child and adoption bureaucracy


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See the beauty in every day life.

See The Beauty In Every Day. Even The Ones That Shit On You.

Project Scotland is slowing shaping up. We called few Local Authorities and Agencies, enquired about Fostering and ch.

During the adoption process we never even wondered once about the citizenship and passport of an adopted child...

Catch 22

Still learning about fostering

Still learning about fostering

Sunday morning. I slowly roll on the Mummy's side of the bed, now empty and cold, to glance at the bedside table clock. 6:42am.

Sunday mornings

If I had 5 minutes peace… I would want to use this time to thank all the people that gave me the confidence of taking this decision, that told me to believe in myself, and to go with my guts. I hope someday I will be able to do the same for someone who might be struggling and in need of an extra dose of confidence.

5 minutes peace to say thank you

AGGRESSIVE OUTBURSTS: Once I get into the room all I get is an angry “go away” as soon as I approach his bed. If I try to pick him up, the kicks, the toys throwing, and the screaming reach a new level.

AGGRESSIVE OUTBURSTS: Once I get into the room all I get is an angry “go away” as soon as I approach his bed. If I try to pick him up, the kicks, the toys throwing, and the screaming reach a new level.

EU, referendum, and the great exit

Book review of "Be Bilingual" by Annika Bourgogne: Tips and resources to make multilingualism happen in real life.

Be Bilingual

Really great signs and symptoms of RAD. If you are concerned about your child read this - you will know where your child falls

Really great signs and symptoms of RAD. If you are concerned about your child read this - you will know where your child falls

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