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Blogging for Bamboo

Several members have submitted pieces and they have been accepted onto the Adoption Social website.¬† We have had an excellent lot of feedback from these pieces, our most recent conclusion of the Bamboo Scaffolding set of pieces. If you would…

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Arts Pictures 

If you were wondering what sort of Art the Arts day is about- here are some pictures of the work produced. (With permission of the artists.)

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Arts Day

This weekend it is the POTATO arts day and several members are looking to attend with lots of creativity. We are a group that physically meets up as well as using our facebook and conferences plus individual face to face…

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Bamboo scaffolding

  Welcome to this months trilogy of Blog pieces all about the wonderful founder member from our group taking her TAT (Traumatised adopted teen) away on an amazing break together. Hugely brave and funny, this Blog is an exciting read….

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Relationships blog

This blog piece is a fascinating insight into life of a member who has a changing reality of relationships.  We understand the separation rate in adoption is similar to that of parents with children who have additional needs.  But there are…

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Blog Buster!

Thank you all for your warm support of our blog pieces. Our website traffic has increased and we have been getting lots of positive feedback. The Adoption Social and The Open Nest have joined us in this venture. Please do…

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Independence Day!

Well, not quite as it seems. More….Independence Day with frills…. POTATO group member parent writes about their incredible experiences of adoptive parenting and the wonderful experiences of encouraging and equipping their vulnerable young adult to move out. YES! It can…

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Mental Health and staying in.

This blog piece is by a member of our group who has extensive experience of Mental Health issues within the family made up of adopted young people. Fascinating insight into how it is to try and get adequate and appropriate…

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Transference and an adoptive parent.

Adoptive parent from POTATO group shares their experiences of transference from their adoptive daughters.

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Introducing the 2016 AGM.

Its lunchtime and before you tuck into your sandwiches, pop an email across to parentingadoptedteens@gmail.com getting your name down for our annual meeting. We will email you with all the details of the day we cannot put here for security…

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