Adoption Magazine

Teen Talk: Lucky

The last in this series of blogs from Scottish Adoption Teen Ambassadors is written by Chloe. I think lucky is a word that means so many...

Q & A with Lauren: Challenges faced growing up

In the third in the series of Q & A's with adoptee Lauren J Sharkey, readers have asked her questions about some of the...

Teen Talk: A study in adoption

The second blog from Scottish Adoption Teen Ambassador Chloe is called "A Study in Adoption". It gives food for thought about some of the issues...

Teen Talk: I’m still standing

This week's blog is written by Scottish Adoption Teen Ambassador Arran. He's written about reclaiming his identity and using his past as a foundation...

Q & A with Lauren: Documents and information

In the second Q & A feature with Lauren J Sharkey, the topic is the types of documents and information she has from her...

Teen Talk: I see me

For the next few weeks, I'm going to publish blogs written by some of the teen ambassadors from Teen Talk Adoption.  The ambassadors are...

Book Review: The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting by Sarah Naish

This month's book review is of "The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting", written by Sarah Naish. It's one of many books she's written for parents...

Adoption stories: Contact and life story interview with birth mum Sammy

This week's interview about contact and life story work is with birth mum Sammy. I'm really grateful she's agreed to give us an insight...

Q & A with Lauren : Finding out about your history

Over the coming weeks, Lauren J. Sharkey is going to be answering your questions about some of the issues she's faced as an adoptee....

Adoption stories: Contact and life story interview with Suzy

This week I'm sharing our experience of contact and life story work. I've written a few articles over the last few years about our...

Book review: Inconvenient Daughter by Lauren J Sharkey

This month's book review is something a bit different. Inconvenient Daughter is a novel written by Lauren J Sharkey about the heartbreak and joy...

Adoption stories: Contact and life story interview with Hayley

This week's contact and life story interview is with Hayley. She shares how her and her husband manage contact and the types of things...

Teen Talk Adoption

Life story work and contact with birth family is such an important part of the adoption process. But it's definitely something where one size...

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