Family

Me (holding a photo of Jessica), Thomas, Sophie and Daddy sitting on our bed

Me and Mine – November 2021

November has gone by in a bit of a blur. One of those months of juggling an ever-increasing to-do list, grabbing moments of family time in between work, school and…

Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica on Remembrance Sunday) and Thomas standing in front of poppy wreaths on the peace memorial

Siblings – November 2021

I love watching Sophie and Thomas together. They really do have such a beautiful bond. Thomas absolutely idolises Sophie. From the moment he wakes up in the morning, he asks…

Hubby, Sophie, me and Thomas sitting on the sofa with Jessica's photo cushion behind us

Me and Mine – October 2021

I’m a bit late with October’s Me and Mine post. It’s been quite a full-on busy month, especially during half-term and our monthly family photos ended up being quickly grabbed…

The word 'exciting' in teal

Friday Focus 29/10/21 – Exciting

It’s been quite an exciting half-term for us on the whole – especially for Sophie who has been competing in her first ever dance festival as well as celebrating her…

Sophie sitting at the table with a pink sprinkle-covered birthday cake with an '8' candle on top in front of her

Dear Sophie… now you are eight

Darling Sophie I can’t quite believe that you are eight years old already; that it can possibly have been that long since ‘baby Sofa’ as your sister called you, made…

Sophie and Thomas sitting on the sofa with Jessica's photo blanket in between them

Siblings – October 2021

We’ve all settled back into term-time routines now but are looking forward to half-term next week. Sophie is particularly excited because of all the things she has to look forward…

Thomas, me, hubby and Sophie at Jessica's forever bed on Jessica's 10th birthday with her birthday cake on a picnic rug in front of us

Me and Mine – September 2021

September has been a tough month on the whole. It was to be expected to some extent, especially at the start of the month with Sophie starting junior school, Thomas…

Sophie and Thomas at Jessica's forever bed

Siblings – September 2021

September has seen a return to normality in many ways for Sophie and Thomas. They’re both back at all their activities for the first time since March last year. It’s…

Thomas in the garden wearing his preschool jumper

To Thomas on starting preschool

Darling Thomas, This week you started preschool. I still can’t quite believe you are big enough to be going to preschool. You made a friend at the gate waiting outside…

Sophie standing in her school uniform in the garden

To Sophie on your first day of junior school

Darling Sophie, Today is your first day at junior school. A new school, a new adventure starts today. You were excited to go off to your new school this morning;…