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Friday Focus 13/05/22 – Mixed

There have been lots of lovely moments this week mixed in with emotional and stressful ones. The mixed emotions were very much to be expected given it was my birthday.…

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Friday Focus 06/05/22 – Tired

I’m feeling a bit tired this week. It’s been a bit up and down overall. My husband was away in Amsterdam for a few days on a work trip so…

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Friday Focus 29/04/22 – Routine

Back to school and preschool this week and all the rushing about that comes with our normal term-time routine. It’s been nice to have a little bit of me-time again…

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Friday Focus 22/04/22 – Full-on

It’s been a full-on couple of weeks over the Easter holidays, trying to keep Sophie and Thomas entertained while navigating the storms of grief around the anniversary of Jessica’s death…

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Friday Focus 08/04/22 – Getting through

This time of year is mostly about getting through the days, allowing the stormy sea of grief to rise up and crash over us. Letting the memories come, letting the…

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Friday Focus 01/04/22 – Tough

This week has been quite a tough one. Sophie and I tested positive for Covid on Saturday, then Thomas completed the set on Sunday. Other than Sophie having a high…

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Friday Focus 25/03/22 – Covid

We’ve managed to avoid it for two years but Covid has finally hit our house. Hubby tested positive on Tuesday evening and while the children and I are still currently…

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Friday Focus 18/03/22 – Drained

I’m feeling a little drained this week. Lots of emotions swirling around making me feel emotionally drained, and a few too many balls to juggle leaving me physically drained.  …

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Friday Focus 11/03/22 – Spring

Spring is in the air this week. It’s lovely to see daffodils, primroses and crocuses appearing in the garden and blossom on the trees. The evenings are definitely starting to…

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Friday Focus 04/03/22 – Lent

This week has been a busy one with the start of Lent and being involved in organising various church activities happening during Lent. It’s also been a busy week with…