Adoption, Fostering & Tea: The New Family Social Podcast
Raising three bilingual daughters

Raising three bilingual daughters

March 23, 2022
Avi and Danny adopted three girls one at a time. They speak Hebrew at home. They talk about building their support network and their eldest daughter's emerging needs.
 
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Adopting before it was legal

Adopting before it was legal

March 16, 2022
Lynne talks about applying to adopt before same sex couples were legally allowed to do so and supporting her adult son now.
 
You can listen to her TED talk here https://www.ted.com/talks/lynne_elvins_the_myths_of_gay_adoption
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
Adopting a baby with cancer

Adopting a baby with cancer

March 9, 2022

Andrew and John adopted a baby with a rare form of cancer called neuroblastoma. Andrew talks about how they've all coped with the medical uncertainty and how they went on to adopt again.

Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
Fostering older children is the best thing I’ve done!

Fostering older children is the best thing I’ve done!

March 2, 2022

John is a single foster carer in Scotland with a ten-year-old child permanently placed with him, a 16-year-old child temporarily placed and a crazy puppy. As someone who admits who knew next to nothing about children when he picked up a leaflet about fostering, he loves being a foster carer.

Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.

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Adopting an older autistic child has been a joy

Adopting an older autistic child has been a joy

February 23, 2022
Emily and her partner adopted a seven year old autistic boy who has brought so much into their lives. Emily encourages prospective adopters to be open minded about children with additional needs.
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
 
How has adoption changed in the last 14 years?

How has adoption changed in the last 14 years?

December 1, 2021

Andrew, one of England's first adopters in a same-gender relationship, talks to David, who's going through the application process now.

Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.

 

Adopting from Abroad

Adopting from Abroad

November 17, 2021
Anna talks about adopting a baby from Russia
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
Adopting a child with a serious medical condition.

Adopting a child with a serious medical condition.

November 10, 2021
Claire talks about adopting her daughters and how they manage Belle's serious health issues.
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
When introductions go wrong…

When introductions go wrong…

November 3, 2021

Myfanwy and Jay talk about the foster carer trying to sabotage introductions.

Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.

 

Adopting when you’re autistic

Adopting when you’re autistic

October 27, 2021
Yiannis and Dimitris talk about adopting how Yiannis's autism diagnosis put them on the path to adopting.
 
Text KIDS to 70490 to give a one-off donation of £10 to help children in care find their forever families with LGBT+ families. Listeners outside the UK can make a donation through our website https://newfamilysocial.org.uk/Donation-Landing Thank you so much.
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