20 March 2015, by We Are Family
We know they are happy, we know they have attached, we know they feel like we are a family. Yet regardless of all that we also know that our son's lives to date have taught them that nothing is for sure and that families are not permanent.
06 March 2015, by We Are Family
No child is perfect and my partner and I reassure ourselves of that every time we have a particularly bad day. Our sons are good boys - on the whole, but truth is not a day goes by when we are not reprimanding both of them pretty much throughout the day.
24 October 2014, by We Are Family
Last Saturday the charity Open Nest held their first conference 'Taking Care' in York. A host of august adoption speakers were there. I am proud that we were invited too. It was a room full mainly of adopters, but also of adoptees, social workers and other professionals.
10 October 2014, by We Are Family
From the moment we started introducing our new sons to friends and family, something bothered me greatly and over time my initial frustration has grown.
We are not wealthy, but being older more financially secure parents we have stability and a lifestyle that we have had plenty of child free (DINKY) years to work towards.