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Oh brain: go wander

Today has been a day for hiding away, for allowing my brain to wander. Just now I am right in the middle of all the complexities, the questions, the hope, the excitement, the uncertainty, the dreams of matching. Instinctively I know that … Continue reading

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Patience

Patience. I know patience is often described as a virtue. I wonder if that is simply because it is so difficult. Situations that are particularly relevant to us always heighten our sensitivity to related sights and sounds. Maybe I’m in a place similar … Continue reading

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National Adoption Week: sprinkled with irony

Today is the first day of National Adoption Week. The focus this year is on the need for adopters to come forward who feel willing and able to adopt sibling groups. There’s no question that with 49% of children currently … Continue reading

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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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Linking and Matching Part 1: the practicalities

I decided that Linking and Matching required a whole blog post of their own for, at least to me, it was a strange, difficult, edge of the seat, challenging time. However, now I’ve started I’ve found out I have so much to … Continue reading

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The Activity Day

I’d seen the TV programme. I’d talked to my social worker. I’d read the odd article and surfed around on the internet. I’d watched with interest as friends online talked about their views and thoughts. I’d been sort of glad … Continue reading

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