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Faster? Slower? Bewildered? Thoughts on the new adoption process in the UK

So, this new adoption process: is it faster? Is it slower? Is it better? Is it worse? Recently my @PedallingSolo Twittersphere has been alive with questions, opinions and – it seems perhaps too often – irritations regarding the new adoption … Continue reading

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The ricochet

I am ricocheting. As this blog seems to have already taken a confessional turn it feels right to use this space to help me explore and document, if only for myself, my struggle as I ricochet. Initial observations: I am … Continue reading

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The biscuits: my very first social worker visit

The house is tidy. The paperwork neatly prepared on the table. My Mum and I are making ¬†conversation in a kind of slightly tense kind of way – and doing extra bits of tidying away. The kettle is boiling (possibly … Continue reading

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The waiting game

I’ve been on the adoption adventure for a little while now, although by no means as long as so many out there. Back in the summer I first enquired, and September saw a flurry of activity as I filled in … Continue reading

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