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Friday Focus 12/07/2024 – Joy

We’ve had lots of little moments of joy this week, starting with the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade annual display, which is always a highlight in the Brigades’ calendar. Sophie’s section…

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Friday Focus 05/07/2024 – Participating

It’s been a busy week with me, Sophie and Thomas participating in various things. Last Friday, we had the dress rehearsal for the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade display. It’s Thomas’s…

Jessica standing in front of a brick wall with her arm around Sophie who is cuddling her

Life after child loss – Love lives on

Today is National Bereaved Parents’ Day – a day aimed at honouring bereaved parents from all walks of life, raising awareness and helping them realise they are not alone. National…

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Friday Focus 28/06/2024 – Summer

We’ve been enjoying the beautiful weather this week and making the most of the long summer evenings, spending time out in the garden, enjoying trips to the park and having…

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Friday Focus 21/06/2024 – Outside

I’ve been making the most of the beautiful weather this week, enjoying lots of time outside. One of the nice things about working from home is being able to sit…

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Friday Focus 14/06/2024 – New

We’ve been learning some new skills this week. Last week, the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade organised a circus skills workshop at church which parents could also join in with. Sophie managed…

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Friday Focus 07/06/2024 – Taking it easy

We’ve been taking it easy over the last week – enjoying the last couple of days of the half-term break and spending some time with my mum and my siblings…

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Friday Focus 31/05/2024 – Thankful

I’m thankful for being able to spend time with Sophie and Thomas this week over the half-term break. We had quite a traumatic start to half-term with Thomas being blue-lighted…

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Friday Focus 24/05/2024 – Solo

I enjoyed being back on stage again last weekend for a musical theatre concert and getting to perform a solo along with a duet and several group numbers. It was…

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Friday Focus 17/05/2024 – Excitement

We’ve had quite a lot of excitement in the LHBL household this week. Last Friday night, I was excited at seeing a red aurora alert on my phone along with…