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6 Ways to Reduce Isolation in Early Placement5 April 2017
Adoption support: When your child first arrives in placement, there is a whirlwind of emotions for adopters and foster carers to deal with inside them as well as on behalf of the child. Here are our suggested 6 ways to reduce isolation during in early placement, during the funneling or nesting period.
15 Low Key Activities in Early Placement for 5-8 year olds27 March 2017
Adoption support: Here is our list of 15 low key activities for young adopted children aged 5-8 years in the early stages of placement with a new family.
There are hundreds of ideas but here is a selection to consider during the nesting phase when you are all home and getting to know each other and looking for low stimulation ways to connect .
6 Steps to being a Confidence Adoptive Parent in Early Placement23 March 2017
Adoption support: Be a confident adoptive parent.
Like most things in life, confidence comes with practice, experience and a positive mindset and adoptive parenting is no different. Being a new Mum or Dad came come as quite a shock and even for seasoned parents, bringing a new child into the household can shake your confidence.