• #ChooseFamily – Tasha, Adopter
    Tasha, from mid-west Wales, first considered adoption when she was just a teenager. Moved by documentaries about orphanages across the world, she wanted to give a home to children who needed it. After becoming a teacher, Tasha saw firsthand the number of children who needed loving and supportive homes in the UK – and realised… Continue Reading Blog
  • Christmas Fun Pack
    We’ve created this pack of fun and easy Christmas activities that you can do at home! The pack includes the 12 Days of Playfulness activities that can be found here Top Tips for helping your Adopted Child through the Xmas period
  • Top Tips for helping your Adopted Child through the Xmas period
    We all have our own response to the prospect of the festive season. For many of us, our enjoyment of this time of year relates to memories of our childhood Xmases and the desire to create a magical, joyful experience for our own children. As we do this, it may be worth reflecting on aspects… Continue Reading Blog
  • ‘The Perfectly Imperfect Pumpkin’
    This charming autumnal story shares the experience of a pumpkin that looks and feels different and fears he will never be picked. A kind witch helps him see how magical he really is, changing the way he sees himself forever. This gentle rhyming story encourages self-acceptance and embracing our differences. The book has been written… Continue Reading Blog
  • Adoption Myths
    We need adopters from a variety of backgrounds so we can place children with families and individuals who share their own culture, language, and religion, and many people now decide to start a family later in life. We are interested in what you can bring to a child’s life. Ultimately it is your capacity to… Continue Reading Blog
  • Top tips for surviving the school holidays
    The six-week school summer break has arrived, and the change of routine can make children and their parents feel overwhelmed, so we have come up with some top tips to help you manage the next few weeks. Routines and boundaries Kids thrive on routines, but routines will inevitably change over the summer period, without the… Continue Reading Blog
  • Three Words to describe my parents
    Kind, funny, loving, helpful, caring, happy, fun. These are some of the words adopted children used to describe their parents. As you can see, being an adoptive parent requires the same characteristics as any other parent. However, adopted children will have many unmet needs from their early experiences and will require a little bit extra… Continue Reading Blog
  • What does Life Journey work mean for me and my son?
    Adoptive parents are encouraged to talk about their children’s life journey with them. It can be a powerful way of helping them explore and understand their history, gives them a better sense of their identity and why they were adopted. We spoke to Nicola, who is a single adopter from Mid and West Wales about… Continue Reading Blog
  • 12 days of Playfulness
    Relationship Based Play (RBP) is a child and family therapy for building and enhancing attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. It is based on the natural patterns of playful, healthy interaction between parent/carer and child and is personal, physical, and fun! These 12 days of Playfulness ideas are some activities that you can… Continue Reading Blog
  • Halloween Fun Pack
    The Adoption Support Team has created this pack of fun and easy Halloween activities that you can do at home! DOWNLOAD NOW! We would love to see all your creative ideas too so please send in photos of your Halloween fun, creations and activities so that we can add them to our Halloween Blog! EMAIL