Adoption Magazine

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 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 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

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...

Adoption stories: Hannah’s concurrency journey

There are two types of adoption in England. The first is the traditional route where a child is only placed with adopters once a...

Book review: Erin and Roderick Discover Families

This month's book review is about "Erin & Roderick Discover Families" written by Fliss Goldsmith and illustrated by Ian R. Ward. It's a wonderful...

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

This month's book review is all about "Erin and Roderick Discover Families" written by Fliss Goldsmith. The review will go live on Friday, but...

Adoption stories: How being adopted has shaped my parenting

In her second article for the magazine, Peggy Galamez shares with us how being adopted has shaped how she parents her two daughters. You...

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