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Structural Integrity – Foster Parents Article

Birdy spent a couple of days in hospital recently. It’s not the first time this has happened and these days we tend to be better prepared, so, before I loaded everyone in the car at 5 am, I threw a few things into a bag – whatever drinks and snacks I could grab from the cupboard, the kids’ tablets and chargers, all the spare change I had. I also made a large instant coffee in an insulated mug and brought…

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Thoughts on Single Adoptive Parenting – Foster Parents Article

I’ve been a bit quiet on the blog lately. My usual one-a-week rate has lapsed to more like one-a-month. It’s the least I’ve written for years.There’s a very good reason for it. As a family, we’ve embarked on a new experience: having a man about the place. Yes folks, after years of singleness, followed by years of single parenting, I’ve embarked on another great adventure. I’m not going to get into the details here (maybe another time!) but, after weeks,…

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