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The word balance drawn balancing on a line

Friday Focus 23/07/21 – Balance

The first week of the summer holidays has been all about trying to find a balance between having fun with Sophie and Thomas whilst also managing various work and church…

The word 'emotional'

Friday Focus 16/07/21 – Emotional

I’ve been feeling quite emotional this week, thanks to the end of infant school days for Sophie, our wedding anniversary and a few unexpected grief triggers thrown into the mix.…

The word 'transition'

Friday Focus 09/07/21 – Transition

The end of the summer term is a time of transition. Sophie’s time at infant school is drawing to a close. This time next week will be her last day…

The word 'words' spelled out in colourful wooden blocks

Friday Focus 02/07/21 – Words

Thomas has been amazing us with his grasp of words this week. His latest favourite thing to do is to spell out words that he’s seen around him using his…

The word 'sorting' with a doodle of me juggling items of clothing

Friday Focus 25/06/21 – Sorting

I’ve been busy sorting out our spare room this week ready for my mum to come and stay at the weekend. It’s been a year since she last stayed with…

The word nature in green with doodles of a flower, a bird, a dragonfly and a butterfly around it

Friday Focus 18/06/21 – Nature

We’ve been enjoying taking a closer look at nature lately thanks to taking part in #30DaysWild. Every year I find myself noticing something new and this year it’s seeing baby…

The word 'gentle' in lilac

Friday Focus 11/06/21 – Gentle

It’s been a week of needing to be a little more gentle with myself, particularly with my husband being away working for a few days. We decided to have an…

The word 'outdoors' with a flower in the first 'o', a sun as the second 'o' and the third 'o' as a tree

Friday Focus 04/06/21 – Outdoors

We’ve been making the most of the weather this week and spending lots of time outdoors. It’s so nice to finally have some warm weather and sunshine – especially with…

The word 'sociable' in yellow

Friday Focus 28/05/21 – Sociable

We’ve been quite sociable this week. It’s been good to catch up with friends and family members. Sophie has particularly enjoyed spending time with her cousins. I’ve been very grateful…

The word 'grief'

Friday Focus 21/05/21 – Grief

This week has been a tough one with grief being the overriding emotion of the week. It was the third anniversary of Jessica’s funeral on Tuesday. Anniversaries are always hard…