From our message board

Some of the most “liked” topics from our members’ message board (names have been changed, and permission given by posters).

Books for children

17th September 2010
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board:   As part of the matching process and for the panel we have been looking into getting some books for the littlies! So tha...

Home at last

22nd February 2010
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: Just wanted to share the good news that I became a Dad yesterday to a wonderful 5 year- old boy. He eventually moved in aft...

Questions asked at approval panel

5th March 2009
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: Please could you share some examples of questions you were asked at approval panel? Thanks, Anne ______________________...

School, and other parents

23rd November 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: At the moment we are having to think about choosing a school for our six year old. We’d like to hear about the kinds of experie...

What a great day!

23rd October 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: Just a quick thank you for organising today’s meeting. It was a great day again, and the weather was perfect for the children t...

What’s your top piece of advice?

23rd September 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: “Be honest throughout the process, it makes life a lot easier.” “Make sure your social worker outlines the adoption proc...

How old was your “fantasy child”?

28th August 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: We have never, ever pictured ourselves with a tiny baby, or babies, which is one of the many reasons why the idea of donor insemi...

Boys or girls?

28th July 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: We are going to matching panel soon for a little girl – we are a male couple and the social worker seems to think that the pane...

Today’s meet-up

23rd June 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board: _________________________________________________ First of all I wanted to say what a great idea this group is. I’m so happy...

Who has faced obvious discrimination?

23rd May 2008
These are extracts from a recent conversation on our message board. It followed a particularly obvious case of discrimination that one of our members experienced with their Local Authority. It was sug...