Less than 36 Hours

Less than 36 Hours

Less than 36 hours until we see if we’ve won the grand prize in the #bigbuschallenge!  For our little online shop & blog the prize is just earth shattering, a £250,000 bus advertising campaign would literally change our lives.  Here’s to hoping that on top of it...
National Adoption Week

National Adoption Week

As a proud adoptive parent of siblings we’re very excited to celebrate National Adoption Week, where this years focus is on sibling relationships! If you’ve ever considered adoption – now is the time!  
Contact and heartache

Contact and heartache

As an adoptive parent, we have a lot to contend with.  First there is the heartache and grieving that many adopters have as they come to terms with the fact for one reason or another they cannot have birth children, then there is the ‘process’ we have to go through to...
One week to go!

One week to go!

Well it’s one week to go until we find out if we’ve won the BIG BUS CHALLENGE http://thebigbusblog.tumblr.com/.  It’s our little card shop against the likes of McDonalds, Greggs, Adidas and the might of their design agencies, Saatchi, Proximity etc.  So fingers...
Learning about feelings

Learning about feelings

As with most siblings – our two are a world apart.  Lark is physically active, bordering on aggressive sometimes, whilst Owl is reflective and occasionally sullen and shut off.  The more time I spend with Owl the more I’m concerned about his emotional gaps.  We’re...
We’re on the SHORT LIST!!!!!

We’re on the SHORT LIST!!!!!

Happy Friday Everyone!  We’re so EXCITED about making it to the SHORT LIST for the Big Bus Challenge:  http://thebigbusblog.tumblr.com/  We really are up against some amazing companies and their advertising agency partners!  We find out on the 6th of November if we’re...
6 Months Live!!!

6 Months Live!!!

Well we’ve been up and running for 6 months! A couple of cards have been picked up by @adoptionUK, we’re about to start being listed by another on line adoption shop and our direct sales are really picking up! To Celebrate we’ve gone and entered the BIG BUS CHALLENGE...
Filling in the gaps

Filling in the gaps

Well this week I wanted to look at little more at emotions, feelings and communication. I’ve previously mentioned that when Lark first arrived, they were angry. Super angry and I even wrote a blog about living with any angry child. I’m pleased to say almost 2 years...
Sleep Patterns

Sleep Patterns

Well that’s it – summer has come and gone. I hope you’ve had an exciting summer, I know we certainly have and I have so many things I want to write about but I’m starting with something simple. I’ve been thinking over the summer that for the purposes of this blog it’s...