Adoption Magazine

Dear Mr Department Store

I started We Made a Wish because we couldn't find suitable cards and gifts for eldest's foster family. The few cards I found were...

You Can Adopt

In an ideal world, there'd be no need for adoption. All adults would have the skills to be able to parent safely. When problems...

Adoption disruption

Adoption disruption isn't something that's talked about very much. We didn't cover it on any of our preparation training or assessments. But it's something...

Adoption disruption

The second adoption disruption interview is with @now_i_am_mamma and sadly tells a similar story to last week's article. The lack of openness about the issues...

Not A Fictional Mum: Finding Nemo

Today's article is a great guest post from Not a Fictional Mum. If you don't follow her already, go and say hello @notafictionalmum. Her blog...

Q & A with Lauren: Relationship with birth family

The final set of questions you've asked Lauren J Sharkey were about the relationship with birth family. It's clear from some of her answers that...

Book review: Who Hides Here? Footprints in the Forest

Eldest and I have reviewed all of the Who Hides Here? books written by Rachel Coverdale, so we were delighted when Rachel asked us...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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