Pre-School Graduation….. Already?!

Pre-School Graduation….. Already?!

So I picked up my youngest this week and was surprised to be presented with an invitation for his pre-school graduation party in July.  It caught me off guard firstly because it’s only just May (!!) but secondly and most importantly because I feel like we’ve only just...
Adoptive Children & School Holidays

Adoptive Children & School Holidays

At the time of writing this post – our kids have been with us for 19 months and this is only our 3rd ‘school’ holiday break….. so we’ve got a lot to learn!! I hope we’re not alone here in this, but for us, Bank Holidays/School Holidays often lead to HORRIBLE weeks. ...
Music therapy

Music therapy

Singing is a very important part of a child’s development and one stage our kids had missed out.  Singing nursery rhymes and interacting with puppets allowed our children to relax!  We found this set really helpful. We would put all the puppets in a bag and then take...
Chronological Age vs. Emotional Age

Chronological Age vs. Emotional Age

As an adopter you are told time and time again that you need to treat your child according to their emotional age, rather than their chronological age. I’m here to tell you – it’s so true. Our kids chronologically were 3 & 4 when they came, and honestly we were...

Adoption Card Shop website LIVE!

Woohoo! We’re now live. We’ve been hard at work this weekend and we’ve got our website up and ready to supply adoption greetings cards to those in need. Over the coming weeks we’ll be working on adding to our blog with things that we’ve learnt, hints, tips and ideas...