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From Software to Softplay

Stepping out of the corporate world and becoming one of two adoptive dads

WE ARE NEARLY OVER THE FINISH LINE!

The book is nearly finished.  We have the final pages to approve, we have a front cover, back cover and ISBN number.  It's exciting as very soon I will receive the first few copies.  I already have some pre-orders on... Continue Reading →

THE BOOK IS IN SIGHT

To say I am excited is an understatement!. After months of working on it, the book is in the final pages of illustration and proof-reading before the first run of books are printed. It's been an exciting journey seeing the... Continue Reading →

The book is coming soon!

As I mentioned previously, I have won a competition to have my book published.  Right now it's so exciting as the text has been edited,  locked and loaded and now I am working page by page with the illustrator.  It's... Continue Reading →

MORE TOGETHER TIME ?

We are all 11 weeks into the isolation restrictions that have meant we are spending 24 hours a day together. How is everybody doing?  I hope you are all staying as sane as possible and are finding ways to create... Continue Reading →

It’s time to play

“When we make Play the foundation of learning, we teach the Whole child.” ~ Vince Gowmon Who wishes that we had more time to play with our family? More time to connect and more time to just enjoy each other?... Continue Reading →

I am going to be an author !

Watch this space. Shortly after adopting, and having attending a Safebase Training programme, we realised that many of the books about adoption to help children process just what is going on with them, were aimed at younger children than ours.... Continue Reading →

THE TRUE BENEFIT OF ISOLATION

In these unprecedented, daunting and unnerving times, many of us are finding ourselves locked at home with our loved ones.  This can be both a positive experience and also very testing on patience and relationships. Being cooped up in sometimes... Continue Reading →

Building the new…. well new parts of me that is anyway!

After a rough time starting chemo and embracing the news as this hit our family unit I started my stem cell transplant process and the family kept me going, kept me smiling.

There’s no “C” in family !

Well I have news for you we have two “C’s” in our family and it is two big fat capital letter stinking horrible “C’s”. Not sure where to start with this one so I am just going to put it... Continue Reading →

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