Family

Girls Skate

We started skateboarding lessons last month. Sharne, the founder of Girls Skate South Africa built an amazing private skate park at her home. *so cool! We go on a Sunday morning. At first only Jaime and I went to the…

Adoption Update August 2021

On August 4th, DSD contacted us to let us know that the adoption registration confirmation letter was ready for collection. We drove the same-day to Pretoria to collect it! On the letter it is addressed to Mr and Mrs Koffman.…

Adoption update

1 year and 9 months since the court signed the adoption order, things haven’t progressed. After many emails and follow up calls, we’ve established that the court order documents were misplaced at some point. Our SW is at the court…

For the past year Carol and I have been discussing adopting a child. We officially started the process when we met with Susan Wasserman a few weeks ago in February.  Susan is a private social worker based in Krugersdorp. Since…

Adoption in South Africa

Some background info We started the adoption process in February 2016. This involved several consultations and screenings with 2 private social workers. I’m not going into details about the process as there are plenty of online resources available. We were…

A new Love in our lives

Around mid-January of this year, we received “The Call”, as adoptive parents put it.  It is the call from the social worker letting you know that there is a match between you the prospective parents and a baby. We met…

Shanti

My gran, Shanti Ramchandra departed this life on 3 January 2011, at about 7am… It had been a long slow painful struggle to the end – though her mind was still sharp and her humour still in tact. Most of…

Family

_MG_8081.jpg Originally uploaded by Sheriss. Most of the family was in Pietermaritzburg two weekends ago. We had a memorial service for Jashwin at the Moosa road house on 15th August. A celebration of his life. It is hard to believe…