Things have been intense here, hence silence… but it’s because of an appointment that was sprung on us. One we have been waiting for, but was arranged quite last minute. So we left our house at 7:30 in the morning to go to a private clinic (90 minutes away from our house) for a … Continue reading Hoop Jumping: Endurance and pitfalls
Month: September 2017
Settling Developments part 2
Continuation of part 1 For Logan, things have been slightly more complicated, he was 6 by the time he came to live with us. By this time, he had been through so much with birth family, foster family, school and various professionals that he had learned that adults aren’t trustworthy. That’s how his brain has … Continue reading Settling Developments part 2
Settling developments part 1
Since being back from Santorini, my near breakdown experience of physically and mentally exhausting myself to get this new house in order has paid off greatly. I know my children very well, and though they love going on holiday, they always know it is temporary and by the end are longing for their home comforts; … Continue reading Settling developments part 1
To move? To stay put?
Adoption: To move, or to stay put? There’s always a dilemma created by any decision that will involve big changes for children who’ve been adopted. And for that reason, for months I had the professionals (who only had a small window into our life) saying that they thought the only way to achieve stability for … Continue reading To move? To stay put?