Today's Child

Photograph of Tayja and Shyanne

TAYJA 6 years SHYANNE 5 years

are bright, articulate and affectionate sisters with a very close relationship. They enjoy a range of activities but their favourite is to sing, dance and dress up. Tayja is a bubbly, enthusiastic little girl with an infectious laugh. She engages well with focused activities like art and crafts. Shyanne is delightful and sociable and has lots of energy. She is very creative and loves to draw and colour. Needing: adoption or permanent fostering

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Welcome to Be My Parent

We are a family-finding service for children in the UK who need an adoptive or permanent foster family (also in the UK). Be My Parent is run by the British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF), and has a monthly newspaper and website.

Quote from To use our website to search for children needing adopting or permanent (long-term) fostering, and to make enquiries, families must subscribe to Be My Parent first. Agencies wanting to use the service need to contact us to get set up.

Agencies can also use the online system to refer children to the website and/or the newspaper.

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