Marie & Andrew - Stuck in the Middle

Marie & Andrew adopted their three children through Adoption Focus.Read more

Adopting a Musical Approach

Adoption Focus adopter, Cat looks at how music can be therapeutic to adopted childrenRead more

Patrick & Janet's Story part VIII - First holiday & School

Adoption blog covering a first seaside holiday and getting the boys into a school.Read more

Daddy and Dad - Young, LGBT+ and dreaming of parenthood?

Award-winning blogger Jamie has written this post especially for LGBT Adoption Week 2018Read more

What not to say to someone who's adopting

Guest blogger Emma Sutton advises what NOT to say to people who are adopting (and what to say).Read more

Daddy and Dad - Sibling Power

Jamie reflects on his and fiancé Tom's experiences as adopters of siblings Lyall and RichardRead more

Sarah and Martin - Adopting an older child

Sarah talks to us about her experience of adopting an older child with her husband Martin.Read more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part IX - Adoption Order

In his latest adoption blog post, Patrick talks about being granted the Adoption OrderRead more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part VII- The Early Days

Patrick remembers the early days with the boys in this adoption blog postRead more

Foster Care Fortnight - in praise of foster carers

To mark Foster Care Fortnight, Patrick reflects on the importance of foster carers to adoptersRead more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part VI - The Big Day

Taking the boys home, forever. Sixth part of Patrick's adoption blog.Read more

Spud & Gonzo - lunch with a pirate

Millie and Alex go to school assembly and lunch with the girlsRead more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part V - Meeting our boys

Patrick and Janet meet their sons for the first time. Part five of Patrick's adoption blog.Read more

Suzie - adopting my little sister

Suzie writes about becoming the big sister of an adopted girl.Read more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part IV - Matching Panel & Foster parents

In part four of Patrick's adoption blog he tells us about Matching Panel and meeting the children's foster parentsRead more

Why choose Adoption Focus?

Millie adopted 'Spud & Gonzo' with Adoption FocusRead more

Jamie & Tom - Little Green Diary

Adopters Jamie and Tom share some memories from the early months of their adoptionRead more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part III - Approval and Family Finding

In the third part of Patrick's adoption blog he tells us about being approved by Adoption Panel and starting the family finding process.Read more

Patrick & Janet's Story Part II - Preparation Groups and Assessment

In the second part of Patrick's adoption blog he tells us about attending Adoption Focus preparation groups and working together with their social workerRead more

Spud & Gonzo - too old at four?

Millie talks about the importance of considering older children to ensure that siblings stay together.Read more