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12 Blogs under the Christmas tree #8

By Becoming a family, Birth family, Christmas, Family, Fostering, Life story, We are Family No Comments

It’s the first Christmas we have officially been a family of 4. Last year we had a court date in December that we had hoped would finalise the adoption, but a tiny overlooked detail meant that the judge deferred the decision until January. It wasn’t what we had hoped for, but he was still with us and as far as we were concerned he was one of us. It just wasn’t official yet.

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Realistically high expectations

By Education, Family, Post adoption support, Trauma, We are Family No Comments

I started a Blog a while ago suggesting that adoptive parents needed to have realistic expectations of their children’s school and especially of the child’s teacher. 

Something stopped me completing the blog and now it is evident why that was so… I was wrong! Which sadly in our case has resulted in us failing to protect our son and failing to do right by him.

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