Pre & Post Adoption Support meeting

This is such a great summary of what happens in one LA – and what looks like a great benchmark for the rest of us to test our own agencies against! Thank you for taking so much time to write up all your notes and share them with us!

Another Mountain

This morning I had to attend a meeting about the support available during the adoption process. The morning was split into two halves with an information giving section at the beginning and personal testimony at the end. I’m going to start at the end: the personal testimony came from an adopted person, who very unusually knew all about their adoption from birth. They spoke to us about their upbringing, the reasons why they chose to access their records and what they got from it. I am not going to blog about what that person told us as I feel that is their story to tell. Whilst they were very open and upbeat about their story, I could well misrepresent something they told us and that would be extremely unfair. The one thing I took away from their story, that confirmed what I already knew, was that openess about adoption and…

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About Pedalling Solo

I am a potential adopter in the UK, going it alone as they say. Somehow I've worked my way through lots of paperwork, done lots of learning, become an approved adopter, and navigated matching (hopefully). I am very much learning as I go. This blog is my opportunity to share my learning and experiences and maybe some random musings as I go along as well.
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