So after the second day of our introductions we were very excited to get back to continue meeting our children
Hello, pleased to meet you, I am your daddy….
So there we were, sitting in a hotel room 10 miles and 12 hours away from finally meeting our kids - tomorrow was the day we have been waiting for all our lives (or so it seems at this point). Our journey had given us much to contemplate.... the highs and lows, including training, interviews … Continue reading Hello, pleased to meet you, I am your daddy….
Are they staring at me?
So after getting the go ahead from the kids social workers, we had a few months wait until the next stage, which was the life appreciation day. This 'delay' (that is how it felt for us as impatient excited parents to be...) was filled up with more forms, Christmas, a lot of panic, some even … Continue reading Are they staring at me?
Panic – is our house ‘unsafe’ (and messy)?
After a couple of weeks of nervous waiting we were sent the children's 2 CPRs, which showed much more detail on their back ground and families. These are 40 odd pages of information on each of the kids (see previous blog for more). S and I settled down with a cup of tea for S … Continue reading Panic – is our house ‘unsafe’ (and messy)?
Let’s make a ‘social’ friend
So after our training we started the process of home visits, where we have a deep dive into our lives, the good, the bad, and the slightly awkward.
Now it starts to get serious..
This is my second blog on our journey to adoption where we move on from the introductions to the actual process – or simply forms, forms, forms