• Chapter 34 – A Grandma’s Experience

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    The year 2000 was a very important year in our house, even though from a young age inside I already knew, it was the first time that Lewis and I discussed his sexuality. It was a day that I always knew would come and when it did, there were a lot of tears on his…

    Read more
  • Chapter 33 – Meeting Nanny and Grandad

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    It’s been a couple of days since Lew got to introduce the boy to his parents and I am over the moon with how it went for him, it was so emotional in a good way and we haven’t noticed any change in the boy’s behaviour, which means it must have been the right time…

    Read more
  • Chapter 32 – Meeting Grandma and Gramps

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    So today is the day we are finally going to start introducing the boy to the family following Gemma’s advice, this afternoon my Mum and stepdad are coming to meet the boy but to him they will be known as “Grandma and Gramps”. We have literally just woken up from another full night’s sleep but…

    Read more
  • Chapter 31 – Gemma is coming over

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    It has been a full week since we made the final journey home from Sally’s, the boys foster carers house and started our life as fully-fledged parents and so far, so good. The routine has been going to plan and we are enjoying every minute of it apart from the teething nappies and the common…

    Read more
  • Chapter 30 – Our first day just being a family at home

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    We are both wide awake and I look at my phone to check the time and it’s just gone six in the morning, all the early mornings waking up to head to Sally’s has got us used to waking up at this time. I quickly glance at the monitor, which has been on all night,…

    Read more
  • Chapter 29 – It’s time to take him home, OMG

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    Well I don’t think I have slept for longer than a couple of hours on and off last night, but every time I woke up and looked at Rich he was sound asleep, so he is either not worried at all about the big day ahead or was in such a deep sleep dreaming about…

    Read more
  • Chapter 28 – Our first day out on our own as a Family

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    Today is the last day we will be dropping our boy back to Sally his foster carer, which is super exciting, but first we are going to be heading out for the day on our first ever family day trip out. The options are rather limited though, as the weather isn’t great and he is…

    Read more
  • Chapter 27 – Seeing his bedroom and Dog for the first time

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    We are now four days into the induction week and have been gradually taking over the boy’s care, with Sally taking a backseat and jumping in when she thinks we need help or if we ask her one of the many parenting questions. Hopefully she is used to this with past adopters and isn’t secretly…

    Read more
  • Chapter 26 – It’s time to get to know him

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    Up early today, due to both being so excited to get back to Sally’s house and start the transition of taking over the boy’s care, as at the end of the week we will be bringing him home. We have to be there in time for his breakfast routine and observe, letting him get used…

    Read more
  • Chapter 25 – The day we have always wished for, a child of our own

    July 21, 2020 Alex Davison

    We are up early and ready for today but cannot believe we need to wait until 2pm, before we finally get to meet him. We haven’t really slept at all last night, mainly due to thinking about the day. I guess it’s like a kid at Christmas, where they cannot sleep because they are so…

    Read more
1 2 3 4 5 6