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Adoption Christmas meet

(81 Posts)
Kewcumber Tue 18-Sep-12 18:09:14

Good idea/bad idea?

What d'yall reckon?

Devora Thu 20-Sep-12 21:57:36

Yes, do you think we can tempt along MrsDV to update us on her monstrosity-next-door situation?

Maryz Thu 20-Sep-12 22:01:08

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bran Thu 20-Sep-12 22:02:04

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Devora Thu 20-Sep-12 22:11:15

Plus the therapist bills to cope with the mental stress of travelling with Ryanair...

Maryz Thu 20-Sep-12 22:14:34

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Claifairy Thu 20-Sep-12 22:15:00

Would love to come down but my 'hotel' in London has had the nerve to move to get a bigger house for less money and not considered my needs for a London fix every few months (pre little man of course!)

If you fancy a night out in Liverpool though ....

HappySunflower Thu 20-Sep-12 22:26:09

We are an hour from London, and I've only had one night out since dd arrived and I made sure that I was only 15 minutes away.

I'll give it some thought as would love to meet you all!

Lilka Thu 20-Sep-12 22:48:26

Maryz is right

Devora - I used to be in Notts, but now in Newcastle area, about 5 hours from London. I don't think I can manage a 10 hour round trip. Such a shame sad

Lilka Thu 20-Sep-12 22:54:34

Although having said that, I am glad to be back up here. Always be a Geordie at heart smile

Devora Thu 20-Sep-12 23:05:28

Ok, that IS a shlep. I'll let you off, Lilka.

Happyasapiginshite Thu 20-Sep-12 23:50:37

Maryz and Bran, another Dubliner here...maybe we should have our own meet up sometime?

I'm hoping the referendum brings some positive change. We gave respite care for years for a child in long term foster care. She's 18 now so it's too late for her 9to be adopted) but her brother still has a chance to be adopted by their FCs. Their BM will never ever be allowed to parent them, she fucked up royally.

PheasantPlucker Fri 21-Sep-12 07:04:12

FamiliesShareGerms DM me?

Lovesoftplay Sat 22-Sep-12 07:46:13

This may be an uber stupid question, but would this be an evening thing, or daytime/afternoon?

PheasantPlucker Sat 22-Sep-12 09:07:45

I'd assumed evening, without children? But am I wrong?

HappySunflower Sat 22-Sep-12 10:16:24

Oh, if it ends up being day time with children, then I could definitely come.
Maybe we should do both- that way those of us living too far from London to make the evening could still join in?

Italiangreyhound Sat 22-Sep-12 11:38:03

That sounds lovely. Is there a date yet?

HappySunflower Sat 22-Sep-12 12:09:28

Not that I am aware of, no.
Maybe we should use meetomatic to look at potential dates?

DameKewcumber Sun 23-Sep-12 20:51:18

I haven't used meetomatic - I use Doodle but either is fine.

I was assuming evening without children.

Italiangreyhound Sun 23-Sep-12 21:06:25

Sounds great. Please do include me. I'm not in London but it's not too far to get to if it were close to a tube station.

calmlychaotic Sun 23-Sep-12 23:17:21

Ooo I would love to come. I'm in Liverpool too Claifairy x

jenny60 Mon 24-Sep-12 09:19:23

Could I come too? Not in London but might be able to manage.

PheasantPlucker Mon 24-Sep-12 09:21:20

I've no idea what meetomatic or doodle are - if you set a date please could someone message me?
Would definitely prefer evening, minus children!

HappySunflower Mon 24-Sep-12 11:32:00

I'd love to do evening minus children, but I'm a single parent and have only left my dd twice, and only ever stayed 15 minutes away so an hour and a half is a bit of a scary prospect.

I'm happy to organise something daytime with children if anyone in a similar situation to me is interested in that!

Italiangreyhound Mon 24-Sep-12 20:44:04

I think I might be up for either a meet up with kids or an evening meet up. Depends really when it is.

calmlychaotic Tue 25-Sep-12 00:38:35

How about a late afternoon with kids then carrying on till evening to accommodate everyone. . .I'm too much of a newbie to be trying to organise hides in corner

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