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Seasonal Sickness & Moving House

I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was marked by the children being sick with a vomiting bug. First little Willow succumbed and then Daisy. She’s off school today with her Dad looking after her whilst she lies in our bed, watching CBBC to take her mind off her stomach cramps. We’ve sold… Continue reading Seasonal Sickness & Moving House

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100 Objects Project

100 Object Project: #21 The Baby Sock in my Desk Drawer

I have had this sock in my desk drawer for many years. It belonged to my older daughter, Daisy. I can’t remember the exact set of circumstances that resulted in this baby sock ending up in my desk, but I can imagine. When you’re a mum, you tend to have a lot of random things… Continue reading 100 Object Project: #21 The Baby Sock in my Desk Drawer

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Charity Starts at Home (and so does giving a damn)

It is a rotten little cliché isn’t it? Charity starts at home. I believe in that. I don’t think you should go save the world if your family needs saving first. For me, it is a very localised, immediate thing. It is about making sure those around you are okay, before lending yourself and your… Continue reading Charity Starts at Home (and so does giving a damn)

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My Rainbow is Becoming a Brownie

One of those big huge hairy milestone being flung at me in the world of motherhood: my older daughter has finished Rainbows and is now about turn into a Brownie. Just – what? In November, my little girl (not so little – literally, she’s like Buddy Elf when stood with her classmates) hangs up the… Continue reading My Rainbow is Becoming a Brownie

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Happy Father’s Day – To My Dad

The common denominator, when people speak of my relationship with my Dad, is that there is so much love. Anyone who knows us both well, will know that whatever has come before and whatever will come after – we love the bones of each other. No, he hasn’t always gotten it right. To err is… Continue reading Happy Father’s Day – To My Dad

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Hello My Beautiful Readers :) An Update

Hi It feels like an age since I did an up to date post i.e. not one I wrote months ago and put on scheduled release. How are things with you? I hope you, my fair readership, are doing really well. As for me? I’m taking life as it comes, which I guess I always… Continue reading Hello My Beautiful Readers 🙂 An Update

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My Journey… So Far

As a parent, you watch your child change constantly. You see the world that is them go from prehistoric to medieval to the modern era. They evolve so much, that you can’t quite see it sometimes, not without getting out the photos and looking through them. Eventually though, you come to the realisation that you… Continue reading My Journey… So Far

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Lucy & Bryonie’s Story

It is my eldest daughters 8th Birthday today in heaven. They passed away in April and May 2007. Not a moment goes by when we do not love them, miss them or want them. They are everything, just like their two little rainbow sisters. This was written in 2007, just after my eldest daughter passed… Continue reading Lucy & Bryonie’s Story