Welcome to our story. .

We are Lee & Ben and we are documenting our adoption process, We are undertaking this to provide information and support to others but also to document our experience to form part of the life story book. Find out why we chose adoption and the journey we are on.


So the day of our panel hearing is upon us. Our panel is scheduled for 11am in the council offices and we need to arrive 15 minutes earlier to have a quick catch up with Sophie. We are all set to go and glance at the clock revealed we still had 20 minutes before we…

Stage 2

A few weeks have passed and we receive a call that we’ve been waiting for, it was the head of the adoption service informing us that we have been assigned Sophie as our social worker and that she will be in contact soon to start work on stage 2. We had met Sophie briefly on…

Preparation Course – Day 4

Today is the last day of the course and I actually think we will miss our weekly lesson. Last night I baked a tray of brownies and made some sandwiches as we are all taking bits along to have a picnic lunch together, rather than heading into the town to buy a sandwich. We have…

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