“Having gay parents hasn’t been such a big deal. Having new parents was the bit that took some getting used to”.
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by Catherinehardy
2y ago
Steven Elvins is 21 and lives in Bristol with his Mums, Lynne and Emma. In a special blog for LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering week, he shares his adoption story. Living in an LGBT+ family People often ask me how I feel about having two Mums. To be honest, I’ve never really given it that much thought. It’s really not that important. It doesn’t matter if you have two Mums, two Dads or whatever combination of parents. What matters is that they can look after you. Whether you’re adopted or not, the most important thing is to have someone who cares for who can keep you safe. Being adopted Having gay ..read more
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“I’m terrified of how they’ll feel” explaining adoption to toddlers – a Mum writes
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by Chris Burton
2y ago
  “Rain or Shine” is the Mother of adopted boys aged 3 and 4. She shares the challenges of talking to her sons about their lives before adoption :  Since the boys have arrived with us, we regularly talk with them about their life with foster carers. Whether that’s their anecdotal stories or more serious questions, we have tried to make it normal. But one thing that has never come up in conversation is their life before foster care. They were taken into care too young to remember much, if any, of life with their birth family. But they were having contact until 9 months ago and I’m pre ..read more
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Somerset Adoption Information Event (Taunton)
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Have you been thinking about adopting a child but not sure where to start? Families For Children are a specialist adoption agency, independent of the Local Authority/Regional Adoption Agencies with over 25 years’ experience in adoption. As we place children from all over the UK, we need a wide variety of prospective adopters across a broad community. We have placed children into stable, loving homes with single parents, couples, whatever their gender or sexual orientation. Why not come along and find out more – there will be a short presentation followed by an opportunity to talk to one of our ..read more
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Evening Information Event
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Come along and meet our friendly team who can provide you with information about adoption. We will have an adopter at the event, who will be sharing their journey. No need to book. A.team@wigan.gov.uk Castlefields Community Centre, Village Square, Runcorn,WA7 2HR 17/10/2019                                   6.30-8.30pm The post Evening Information Event appeared first on First4Adoption ..read more
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Evening Information Event
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Come along to our evening information event and find out more about adoption. We will have an adopter sharing their journey and lots of information to help you start your journey. No appointment is required. A.team@wigan.gov.uk St Helens Town Hall, Victoria Square, St Helens, WA10 1HP 12/09/2019                          6.30-8.30pm The post Evening Information Event appeared first on First4Adoption ..read more
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Evening Information Event
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Come along and meet our friendly team. We will give you information about adoption and will have an adopter attending the event to share their journey. No appointment is necessary. A.team@wigan.gov.uk Winwick Leisure Centre, 3 Mydellton Lane, Warrington, WA2 8LQ 22/08/2019                               6.30-8.30pm The post Evening Information Event appeared first on First4Adoption ..read more
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Drop in Information Sessions
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Come along to our drop in sessions and meet our friendly team. No appointment required. We can provide you with lots of information about Adoption and how you can start your journey. These sessions are held on the first Monday to Friday of each month. For more information visit our website www.togetherforadoption.co.uk Bewsey Park Community Centre, Troutbeck Ave, Warrington WA5 0BA 02/09/2019                          11-12pm The post Drop in Information Sessions appeared first on First4Adoption ..read more
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North Devon Adoption Information Event (Barnstaple)
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Have you been thinking about adopting a child but not sure where to start? Families For Children are a specialist adoption agency, independent of the Local Authority/Regional Adoption Agencies with over 25 years’ experience in adoption. As we place children from all over the UK, we need a wide variety of prospective adopters across a broad community. We have placed children into stable, loving homes with single parents, couples, whatever their gender or sexual orientation. Why not come along and find out more – there will be a short presentation followed by an opportunity to talk to one of our ..read more
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Cornwall Adoption Information Event (Launceston)
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Have you been thinking about adopting a child but not sure where to start? Families For Children are a specialist adoption agency, independent of the Local Authority/Regional Adoption Agencies with over 25 years’ experience in adoption. As we place children from all over the UK, we need a wide variety of prospective adopters across a broad community. We have placed children into stable, loving homes with single parents, couples, whatever their gender or sexual orientation. Why not come along and find out more – there will be a short presentation followed by an opportunity to talk to one of our ..read more
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Somerset Adoption Information Event (Yeovil)
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by Suzanne Wood
3y ago
Have you been thinking about adopting a child but not sure where to start? Families For Children are a specialist adoption agency, independent of the Local Authority/Regional Adoption Agencies with over 25 years’ experience in adoption. As we place children from all over the UK, we need a wide variety of prospective adopters across a broad community. We have placed children into stable, loving homes with single parents, couples, whatever their gender or sexual orientation. Why not come along and find out more – there will be a short presentation followed by an opportunity to talk to one of our ..read more
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