“How are you?” Such a natural question and so difficult to answer at times. I have my standard responses now. I’m ok. Surviving. Up and down. Taking it moment by moment. Getting through as best I can. Sometimes, all I can do in response to the question is just shrug.… View Post

#365daysofgratitude – Week 28

#365daysofgratitude – Week 28

For the last two years, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge – sharing one photo a day on Instagram of something I am grateful for. It’s taught me to look for the little things and has made me a more positive person. It has not always been… View Post

Friday Focus 13/07/18 – Going back to A&E

Friday Focus 13/07/18 – Going back to A&E

After an emotional evening at the Girls’ Brigade awards evening last Friday, we ended up taking an unexpected trip to hospital with Sophie after she tripped and fell while spinning around, breaking her wrist. Thankfully it was only a minor break and she just needs to have a splint on… View Post

Nine years on: my husband, my rock

Nine years on: my husband, my rock

It is nine years today since hubby and I got married. Our wedding day was one of the happiest days of my life. I can still remember the joy I felt on the day and how thrilled I was to be finally marrying the man I loved. It was a… View Post

Pregnancy after child loss – 34 weeks

Pregnancy after child loss – 34 weeks

The realisation that we are getting closer and closer to Peanut’s arrival has well and truly hit now. I still feel a very long way off being ready for Peanut’s arrival. I have at least started to prepare a little more for it now. The Moses basket has come down… View Post

Sports day for Sophie at preschool

Sports day for Sophie at preschool

Last week, Sophie took part in her first (and last) sports day at preschool. She missed out on sports day last year as it clashed with one of Jessica’s hospital appointments. This year, she was very excited about taking part in sports day.     It was a very warm… View Post