Adopters' blogs

A collection of blog posts from people like you who have adopted children. We have adoption blogs covering the whole adoption process, from choosing your adoption agency, preparation training, family finding, and life as a parent of adopted children. Read adopters' experiences in their own words.


Louise & James - Today is the Day

Louise and James adopted their two girls with Adoption Focus. In this post, Louise reflects on the anniversary of their children being placed.

Sam & Gary - The Home Visit

Sam and Gary adopted their son through Adoption Focus. In this post Sam writes about the initial visit stage of the process.

Sam & Gary - Time to be Mommy?

Sam and Gary adopted their son through Adoption Focus.  In this post Sam writes about her desire to adopt and the beginning of their journey.

Sarah & Martin - Adopting an Older Child

Sarah and Martin adopted Caitlyn through Adoption Focus just before her seventh birthday. Here Sarah talks to us about her experiences of adopting an older child and encourages other to also consider a wide range of age groups for adoption.

Mike & Nathan - Adopt a Person

For me, being a passionate adoption advocate, the fact that pretty much anyone can adopt now is great. But that doesn’t mean that everyone should…..

Mike & Nathan - Party of Five

We never stop in our house! Most days, I get dragged from bed just after 6am by one of our three sons and the fun begins. It’s organised chaos in our house and it’s great. We’ve been through so much to get to where we are now, but we wouldn’t have it any other way.