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Linking and Matching Part 2: getting personal

So … yes this is linking and matching part 2! If you’re interested in the basics of what happens during linking and matching – how it works, who does what, where you can go to see which children might meet … Continue reading

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The Big Day Arrives: Do help yourself to coffee …

Mum had stayed the night before. We were circling around each other doing bits of sporadic tidying and washing up and other day-to-day chores. I was ok, not too nervous, but a little on edge. Mum was watchful, also edgy, subtly keeping an eye on … Continue reading

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Tales of assessment: all about Stage 2

Having posted about my adoption process last so long ago I had to go back through my own blog to see what I’d written and even so I’m not really sure where to start again. If only I had written this … Continue reading

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Happy

I am happy. It is not a simple happiness. I am also fearful. I doubt. I sometimes get excited. And sometimes I am sad. Often I am thoughtful. I read and I think and I wonder. I talk, endlessly, to … Continue reading

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Yet more learning and thinking, and a few words on the tribulations of (theoretical) matching

Hello again … I haven’t posted for ages, and have reached the stage where the buzzing possible posts tumbling around in my head exceed my time to write, my decision-making over what to focus on, or my energy to be creative. … Continue reading

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A thank you to the people who have helped make me me: you know who you are.

I am a fairly obedient type person, and therefore when the #WASO theme for the week was named as FRIENDS I started to think if I had a contribution to make. I read a few other blogs. I pondered. I … Continue reading

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