It's National Adoption Week and local authorities across the region are hoping to attract more people to offer a home to youngsters needing a new family.
There are currently 21 children between four months and ten years old waiting to be adopted in Cornwall alone.
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Statistics show month of March to be sunnier than average despite a very windy and wintry period of weather in last 24 hours.
Strong winds have been wreaking havoc across our region, affecting roads, trains and ferries and disrupting journeys to work.
As we leave winter behind and re-discover daffodils and longer days, we showcase your shots of West Country spring.