From Software to Softplay

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



The books are here ! Now the hard work starts

It's a couple of years since I started with the concept, mapping out the ideas after a great Safebase® training course following our adoption. Since then I was tweaking and re-drafting the story, dealing with cancer and a stem cell... 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 →

Welcome to your new forever home

The rollercoaster has picked up speed and it is now already one week since the boys first came to stay at our house.  This is just a quick update for those of you who have been asking as well as... Continue Reading →

The light at the end of tunnel is getting brighter and is calling us

So it's been a while since my last update.  The light at the end of the tunnel is shining bright and is calling us.  It's not the end destination but actually the start of another journey and the most important... Continue Reading →

Our family puzzle – find the four corners and now fill in the rest….

It's been ten agonising weeks since we met the boys, having felt like we had formed the four corners of the puzzle. We are now full steam ahead with starting to fill in the rest of the picture and this is only driving our desire, hunger, excitement and feelings that this was meant to happen with these boys and that the end is in sight.

Let it flow…. can you feel it kicking?

The emotional tap is definitely switched on and flowing.....  Is this really like being pregnant? So, I mentioned previously how the emotions were heightened and boy is that true.  I can say the emotional tap is definitely flowing right now... Continue Reading →

Time goes by, so slowly….. approval, Activity Day, meeting our dream family.

Adoption process nearly completed, approvals done - now it's the time to embark on profile finding, matching & meeting our family. My first blog sharing the process so far and focusing on the activity day.

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