Adoptive parents and adoptees share their stories.
Adoptive parent Stella tells how her daughter Adelaide crumbled under the pressure of secondary school. Read More.
Adoptive mother and author Emma discusses the "incredible highs and pass-the-tissue lows" of adopting siblings. Read More.
Trans adopter Alex shares his adoption experience. Read More
Adoptive parent tells of her son's adoption disrupting. Read More
Adoptive parent Leah initially struggled to bond with her adopted son Billy, then aged two, and her transition to parenthood was anything but smooth. Read More
To be wrongfully charged with assaulting a child is hard to imagine. But what if it was your own adopted child who invented the allegation against you? Read More
As a single adoptive parent, Anita struggles to make ends meet each month. Read More
My heart leapt when I heard about Adoption UK’s campaign to raise awareness in schools about the importance of attachment Read More
Sarah decided to share her experience in a bid to encourage as many people as possible to support our Fair Deal campaign for adoptive families in Scotland Read More
Ben Carpenter is a single adoptive parent to four children, all with significant extra needs. When Ben applied to adopt 11 years ago, he was the youngest and first single and first gay man to contact his local authority in Yorkshire Read More
A ‘poster child for adoption’ – that’s how Polly Penter describes herself Read More
I’m an adoptive parent to two boys, aged nine and six, who have both had a difficult start in life Read More
Megan was placed with her adoptive parents, along with her sister, when she was four-and-a-half due to neglect from her birth mother. She was inspired to write a letter to her adoptive mother on her birthday Read More
Claire, a single, 33 year-old adoptive parent from the northeast of England, tells how therapeutic support accessed through the Adoption Support Fund has enabled her two-and-a-half year-old daughter Annie to flourish Read More
Regina, who along with her husband Andrew adopted two sisters in 2004, shares her family's adoption experience Read More
Lara has written three blogs about life with her adopted son Read More
Lisa tells how her son went from being being emotionally aged two, to nine, in just six months after changing schools Read More
Louise urges adoptive parents to inform their children’s schools about attachment issues Read More
Josie has praised her son's school for stepping up to the challenge of managing her son's attachment issues Read More
Lisa Rutter-Brown's Story
Lisa is an adoptive parent and deputy head who's helping to provide colleagues with attachment training Read More
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