Author: Julie Kynaston

Julie Kynaston is a physio turned freelance event manager and Mom to three of the best kids in Cape Town. She blogs over at Heart Mama Blog about parenting and adoption. She loves family hugs, Sunday afternoon snoozes and hot tea, in that order. Read more of her story at -
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How I explained adoption to a class of 6-year-olds

Posted on May 2, 2017 by Julie Kynaston

Some moms and dads choose to grow a baby in the mommy’s tummy while others ask a social ...

When the road is long and you would like to forget about adoption

Posted on February 29, 2016 by Julie Kynaston

Adoption is beautiful, and I’ll spend my life believing in it and advocating for it. But the flip ...

Attachment in adoption, part 2: Learning to dance

Posted on December 11, 2015 by Julie Kynaston

Attachment is something that you have to work towards and that grows over time, even if the love ...

Attachment in adoption, part 1: ‘Prepared, not scared’

Posted on November 23, 2015 by Julie Kynaston

Attachment refers to, according to a former supervisor of mine, Dr Christelle Blunden, the "dance that develops between ...

How to get hugs from a three-year-old

Posted on October 19, 2015 by Julie Kynaston

I have a few tricks up my sleeve when it comes to getting my little one to hover ...

About the adoption option

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Julie Kynaston

My husband, Ryan, and I are the proud parents of three of the best kids - we’re a ...

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