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Am I adopted?

Am I adopted?

27th April 2017

‘How can a creepy show like The Moomins be on children’s TV?’ Growing up in the 1980s, that was one of two questions constantly on my mind. The other question was 'Am I adopted?' Ok, you may not have asked yourself about the Moomins, but wondering if you are adopted has to be one of those things that’s crossed everyone’s mind at some point in their life.

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Paul CheneryPaul Chenery

Paul is Head of Fundraising and Impact at TLG and joined the charity back in 2005. Alongside his role at TLG, Paul once finished 5th on The Weakest Link. He is also on the trustee board for e:merge, a young people’s charity that has delivered youth work for nearly 20 years in South Yorkshire and South West London. Paul is married to Louise and has 2 young children, with another on the way!

The Importance of Belonging

The Importance of Belonging

23rd March 2017

At TLG, we know how important it is to belong. For the children and young people we support, particularly those who are looked after in the care system, it can be hard to know where you fit in. We asked Krish Kandiah, founder and director of the fostering and adoption charity Home for Good, to share his thoughts on why we all need somewhere to belong. 

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Krish KandiahKrish Kandiah

Dr Krish Kandiah is Founder and Director of the adoption and fostering charity Home for Good, and vice president of Tearfund. He is in demand as a speaker, consultant and social entrepreneur. Krish lives with his wife and seven children, including fostered and adopted children, in Oxfordshire.

On the Home Front: Rachel Morfin gives advice on how to support kids through the difficult teenage years

On the Home Front: Rachel Morfin gives advice on how to support kids through the difficult teenage years

20th March 2017

As our children become teenagers, it can be hard to know how to parent them well. What advice do you have for parents or carers who feel like they’re failing because the relationship feels more difficult than it used to? 

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Rachel MorfinRachel Morfin

With twenty years’ experience working with children in both church and school situations, Rachel has pioneered and now heads up TLG’s Early Intervention programme supporting children struggling in mainstream primary and secondary schools. Oh, and she’s got three teenagers of her own at home!

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