Welcome to the first ever weekly SiABlo roundup of blogs.
We have a brilliant nine contributions this week from our fabulous single adopters – thank you all!
Click on the links below to go to each blog and have a read.
Befuddled Mum: ”Still Mum“ - a post about single adoptive parenting to 18 years and beyond!
Imperfectly Perfect Mother: “Giving trauma something to think about.: – on the ‘push me pull you’ conflict of children who want to embrace safety, but act in rejecting ways.
Starfish and me: “But what does forever look like?“- a poignant reflection on the first two and a half years as a family of two.
Another Mountain: ’Be prepared!‘ – on the practical and emotional process of preparing to adopt for the second time on your own.
Sarah Fisher: ‘What Martin Luther King taught me about parenting.’ – a post on how the mind blowing philosophy of MLK and Gandhi can help us as parents.
Suddenly Mummy: ’The perfect age gap.‘ – giving us insight into the how the age gap between her two adopted children affects their relationship with each other, and her.
MeandMiniMees: ‘Mate Crime‘ – the diary of one day showing how our vulnerable young people can be manipulated and used from a single adoptive dad.
Pedalling Solo: ’It’s good to be back‘ – on the ‘onoffness’ of blogging, anonymity, transparency and openness, and clambering around dark bedrooms in the night.
Mumdrah: ’Box of clues‘ – how to look for the clues that all the thought you put into therapeutic parenting is working.