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Adopting a dog after adopting our son

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Adopting a dog after adopting our son

Bringing Home a Puppy Background: Just before I tell you all about our last few months with a puppy I wanted to give you a little background and insight into our family with a dog. We already had a dog when we decided adoption was for us. She was an English Pointer crossed with a Doberman and Rottweiler, so she was a big dog, but a gorgeous one (I’ve written a blog about bring a child home when you already have a dog). Juno was 5 and a half years old when we adopted our son. Fast forward 4.5 years...

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Adopting siblings “how many?”!!

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Adopting siblings “how many?”!!

A guest blog from a father of siblings through adoption. Just how many did they adopt at the same time? Some people have said ‘are you mad?’!

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Starting School, our journey and some useful websites

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Starting School, our journey and some useful websites

Starting school is quite frankly scary for all involved. I know I’m not ready for him to go to school (but I am at the same time, why is parenting so full of conflicting emotions!) cub is excited but anxious at the same time. It’s the unknown isn’t it. I have to keep thinking how I felt when I recently started a new job. I was full of anxiety and nervousness. So I thought I would quickly let you know all the things I have read and thought about to prepare us both for school.   Firstly our children are...

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Self Care for Parents

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Self Care for Parents

We all need to be kind to ourselves, especially when parenting. Here are a few tips and ideas to help you take care of yourself.

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Were you ever that small?

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Were you ever that small?

Time flies so quickly. We are all guilty of wishing the minutes away until bed time or wanting to skip a certain age when parenting. A photo has made me realise time goes too quickly.

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