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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…

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A magical moment – seeing the aurora borealis for the first time

I’ve wanted to see the northern lights ever since I was a little girl. I love star-gazing and looking into the night sky and have various apps on my phone…

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Friday Focus 10/05/2024 – Eventful

It’s been quite an eventful week on the whole with a busy bank holiday weekend with a dance festival, outing and sleepover for Sophie, rehearsals for me for next weekend’s…

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Friday Focus 03/05/2024 – Mixed

It’s been quite a mixed week overall. There’s been some nice moments, a fair few stressful moments and some intense grief bursts. It’s 13 years today since we found out…

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Friday Focus 26/04/2024 – Firsts

We’ve had a few firsts over the last week. Thomas came home from Boys’ Brigade last Friday with a certificate for coming first in the Anchors’ inspection marks competition. Sophie…