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Five ways to support foster and adoptive families at Christmas

Christmas can be full of joy and festive fun, but also brings difficulties for looked after or adopted children.

Reflection 3: Making ready

Our third advent reflection considers how Mary and Joseph reacted to the promises spoken over them.

Reflection 2: Faithfully preparing

Could this advent be the beginning of your journey?

Reflection 1: Seed of an idea

Could this advent be the beginning of your journey?

Supporting fostered and adopted children and young people in Sunday school

Tips and guidelines on how to support fostered and adopted children and young people.

Moses, adoption and the Church - Part 2: Identity

Exploring the ongoing identity challenges many looked after children may have.

A response to the Catholic Church's apology

Looking at some of the changes in adoption over recent decades and remembering the pain behind every adoption story.

Moses, adoption and the Church - Part 1: Family

Exploring family and all its complicated and wonderful variations from Exodus 1 and 2.

Five ways we can all #SupportAdoption

As part of National Adoption Week 2016 we want to encourage everyone to #SupportAdoption

Thoughts of an adopter: Things I worry about

A new adoptive mum reflects on her experiences and the things that concern her.

What the Church needs to know about parenting vulnerable children

Understanding why and how parenting may need to be different when caring for vulnerable children.

Making sense of introductions

What are 'introductions', why do they matter and how can we support adopters and foster carers who are going through this process.

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Tamsin's Story

Tamsin and her husband adopted two brothers.

Emily and Simon's Story

From a young age, Emily knew she wanted to become a foster carer.

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