Monthly Archives: December 2013

Olivia’s View 2013 in review

I’ve had a lot of fun writing this blog over the last year…and learned a lot from those of you who have taken the time to comment.  Thank you and warmest best wishes to you all for 2014. The WordPress.com … Continue reading

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The joy and pain of Christmas

It’s officially Christmas Eve but both Walter and I feel as if Christmas has already happened. This is because we have already had a big family party and opened presents around the Christmas tree, watching our gorgeous 28 month old … Continue reading

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Co-parenting the responsible way

There was an interesting article in The Observer magazine on Sunday about the apparent rise in co-parenting.  As far as I could tell the families featured were all American but I suspect the same phenomena is happening in the UK, … Continue reading

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Belgian DC families get organised

Belgium has a very mixed reputation.  It’s the country that went for 589 days without a government in 2010/11 but without many people outside of that country noticing…and that seems to be because, despite the European parliament being situated in … Continue reading

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Mixed perspectives on being donor conceived

Lots of interesting things around at the moment.  The Donor Sibling Registry’s new book Finding Our Families is published today.  I’ve written about it before (link below) and can only reiterate that it is essential reading for everyone involved in … Continue reading

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