Adoption, Fostering & Tea: The New Family Social Podcast
When problems feel personal

When problems feel personal

October 20, 2021
Ian talks about his child's challenging behaviour and how to cope when it feels personal.
“Foster carers from Muslim backgrounds”

“Foster carers from Muslim backgrounds”

August 25, 2021
Nowal and Sarah are fostering a teenager. They talk about the assessment process, family support and knowing your limits!
Adopting older children

Adopting older children

August 18, 2021
Sam and his partner adopted older siblings. He talks about parenting teenagers.
Adopting when you’re non-binary

Adopting when you’re non-binary

August 11, 2021
Charlie talks about their successful, if tricky, adoption journey as an out non-binary person.
Young couple from abroad waiting for a match.

Young couple from abroad waiting for a match.

August 4, 2021
Adopting in the UK as a young couple from abroad.
Prospective adopters at stage two

Prospective adopters at stage two

July 28, 2021
Jessie and Kate are in the adoption application process and starting to think about a child coming home.
Fostering a teenager as a single gay man

Fostering a teenager as a single gay man

July 21, 2021
Dan started fostering four months ago and tells us what it's like to care for a teenager as a single carer.
How out do we have to be?

How out do we have to be?

July 14, 2021

What does 'out' look like in different cultures?

Parenting traumatised siblings

Parenting traumatised siblings

July 7, 2021
Psychotherapist Nino talks about parenting his three traumatised children.
 
We’ve just adopted siblings

We’ve just adopted siblings

April 21, 2021

Stuart and Simon adopted a brother and sister.  They talk about how they made the decision to adopt siblings and what it's been like.

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