Adoption Magazine

National Adoption Week and Magazine Launch

Welcome Hello and welcome to the first edition of We Made a Wish online adoption magazine.  It’s purpose is to promote openness around adoption by...

Spotlight: Adopt North East

Every month there’s going to be a “spotlight on” feature to give you information about adoption agencies. First off is Adopt North East.  I’ve started...

Adoption Stories: Interview with Melissa

Melissa and her husband adopted two sisters. Her Instagram account @us2rabbitandmoo gives an honest account of the highs and lows of their parenting journey.                 Introduce...

Book Review: The Family Fairies

Every month, there’s going to be a review of a book about adoption.  Most will be non-fiction but there may be the odd fiction...

Adoption Stories: Interview with @suddenlymummyat40ish

@suddenlymummyat40ish is a single adopter. She’s mum to a five year old girl and lives in Surrey.                       Was your agency a local authority or voluntary...

Adoption Stories: Interview with Emma Sutton

Emma Sutton and her husband Andy adopted a sibling group of two. Their daughter is now nine and their son is eight.  Emma has...

New adoption magazine

Would you read an adoption magazine? There isn't anything like it available in the UK. Somewhere to share stories, resources and advice....

Letterbox contact

Every summer I write a letter to our children's birth family and siblings about how little Miss is doing. This is currently the only...

Book review: Who Hides Here? Footprints on the Farm

I was asked a couple of years ago by Rachel Coverdale to review her first book in the Who Hides Here? series. It is...

How to survive taking your baby swimming

Swimming is something I really enjoy doing. I don't particularly enjoy the getting changed before and after part, but when I'm in the water,...

Adoption Celebration Hearing

At last we're no longer under the parenting microscope. We had our adoption visit at court last week which marks the end of professional...

National Infertility Awareness Week

This week is National Infertility Awareness Week. There's a bit of an overload of national somethingorother weeks so it can be difficult to identify...

Life story book – part 3

I've written twice before about starting life story work with little Miss. Things have moved on quite a bit since then. Wanting little Miss...