Tag Archives: #WASO

Becoming the Little Man – and (just about) nodding us onwards

One of the many reasons for the my long blogging interlude (in addition to the obvious, honest reason that laziness begets laziness) has been the inevitable questions that float around in my head concerned with what I might share, what I … Continue reading

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Looking back: my adoption journey so far through the Pedalling Solo lens

I’ve been officially on my adoption journey for over a year now – not counting the years of thinking about it before I officially picked up the phone for the first time – and I’ve been blogging about it on and … Continue reading

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Sometimes it is right to be angry

A short time ago I flicked through from my Twitter feed to this article from ITV news: “Growing number of parents flee to Ireland over forced adoption fears“. After reading I retweeted the original link from @theonehandman adding “ouch” to the retweet: I … Continue reading

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In which I ask myself quite why #NaBloPoMo seemed a good idea?

Periodically I set myself targets and challenges. It’s something I’ve done all my life, but in recent times good examples are Janathon (jogging and blogging about it every day in January) and #2013in2013 when I made myself walk, run or … Continue reading

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My own personal theme park ride

I’ve written already of the twists, turns and emotional roller coaster of matching, along with the endless waiting throughout the journey. I am not sure, all the same, that the particular theme park ride I seem to have been thrust … Continue reading

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Taking Care – but not in York

This weekend many of the people I have “met” and “chatted to” and have learned so much from over recent months all congregated in York. The Open Nest Conference sounded great from the very first time I heard about it, … Continue reading

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The “Adoption Wait”

I don’t really know why they (we) call what we go through between initial enquiry and placement the Adoption Process or even the Adoption Journey. If I am honest I suspect those in the know must surely refer to it as … Continue reading

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