@ScubaGal - hey darlin!! Thanks for checking in! I'm actually away in Europe on a 5 week holiday with the family; has been amaaaaazing. Back in about 10 days.
Still thinking perm care through and I didn't make it to an info session before I went away. I am definitely planning to attend when I get back from holidays. I'm still trying to determine whether I try fostering first before taking the big leap- that would be sensible however I really don't want to be too much older than this especially if I take on a child under 2. I'm still **** scared about taking this on by myself, as I was scared about having a baby on my own. Good thing is, I shared this perm care idea with my brother and my sis in law for this first time whilst on our holiday (after a few champers whilst in France and they were both hugely supportive and excited about the idea. Which made me feel really good.
I'll ring then when I return from holidays and get the ball rolling. I'll be sure to update you guys on it all.
Scuba, I agree, it would be an incredibly rewarding thing to offer a neglected or abused child an incredible new life. I really hope I have the balls to take it on - going to the sessions will be the first step clearly. I'm sure it will be eye opening and a huge learning curve and that I am incredibly naive about it all right now (just like starting out with IVF).
All we need now is for Mr Andrews to rewrite the adoption laws so that single people can adopt too. I'd be so much more comfortable with adoption.
Any updates from anyone else?
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