Adoption Magazine

Contact with siblings

Contact with their birth family, usually via yearly written updates, is extremely important for an adopted child. It helps them understand their identity. And...

Adoption stories: Adopting siblings as a single adopter

Do you have what it takes to adopt a sibling group? Almost half the children currently waiting to be placed for adoption are siblings....

Adoption stories: siblings

Today's article is written by Sarah, sharing her experience of adopting siblings. She describes a bit about her journey to becoming a parent as...

Not love at first sight

Adoption is an amazing thing.  It's the best and also the most difficult thing I've ever done. It wasn't a last resort. Adoption can never...

Post Adoption Depression

I hadn't heard of post adoption depression until after our youngest child came home. We didn't learn about it during any of the assessment...

Adopting siblings #YouCanAdopt

When we started the adoption process, we knew we'd like to have more than one child. I have a sister and my husband has...

Adoption stories: Wanted, Loved, Adopted

The #ukadoptioncommunity on Instagram is full of wonderful, supportive accounts. The community has grown considerably over the last few months and aims to help...

Adoption support: Beacon Family Services resource packs

The past 12 months have been extremely difficult for a lot of us. Uncertainty about the future. Fear of loved ones becoming seriously ill...

Adoption support

Adopted children often need extra help and support to help them reach their full potential. Their early life experiences and trauma can lead to...

Adoption stories: Post adoption support Q & A

The second article about post adoption support is another Q & A about one family's experience of asking for help. Their experience is similar...

Post adoption support : Christina’s experience

Post adoption support is exactly what the name suggests. It's help and support which is provided to adopted children and their family after an...

Life story work update

I've written a few posts over the last few years about life story work with our daughters. It's still the thing that worries me...

Mental health: Dads matter too

Mental health is still seen as a taboo, despite the battering it's taken over the last 12 months for most of us. We're getting...

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