'I Remember When I First Came To Live Here I Couldn't Work Out Who My Family Were, I Kept Expecting A Mummy To Appear'
With hindsight we made mistakes in the early days of our son's adoption by allowing too much access from friends and family. My mother in law stayed for a long weekend. After the first day there was a small, but perceptible shift in our son's attitude towards me. He became less tactile, less cooperative.