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Friday Focus 24/06/2022 – Eventful

This week has been quite an eventful one with a dance-filled weekend, plus a preschool day out at Legoland and Sophie’s sports day. Today we have her school summer fayre…

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Friday Focus 17/06/2022 – Sunshine

We’ve been enjoying the sunshine this week. I’ve loved being able to sit out in the garden and work when Sophie and Thomas are at school and preschool and getting…

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Friday Focus 10/06/2022 – Busy

This week has certainly been a very busy one. We had quite a lot happening over the Jubilee weekend, which made for a lovely end to the half-term even if…

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Friday Focus 03/06/2022 – Fun

We’ve had lots of fun during this week’s half-term break. Sophie and Thomas loved having Nanny come to stay and help look after them while I was performing in the…

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Friday Focus 27/05/22 – Show

This week is show week. We’ve had our dress rehearsal for our music hall show and I’m looking forward to performing on stage again in front of an audience at…

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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…