Family

Sophie and Thomas with the carving of Jessica at Jessica's forever bed

Siblings – November 2020

Watching the way Sophie and Thomas are together often reminds me of watching my girls together. Sophie looking after and looking out for her little brother in the way that…

Sophie, Daddy, Thomas and me with Jessica's cushion behind us on the sofa

Me and Mine – October 2020

Our Me and Mine photos this month are quick shots at home, grabbed in the few minutes we could manage before my husband had to leave for work. These somewhat…

A smiley Sophie wearing a rainbow dress

To Sophie – now you are seven

Darling Sophie, Today you are seven years old. You are so very excited to be turning seven. You’ve been counting down the sleeps for the last couple of weeks, and…

Thomas in his pageboy outfit and Sophie in her bridesmaid dress sitting at the end of Nanny's bed next to Jessica's picture on a cushion

Siblings – October 2020

Technically this month’s sibling photos are late September rather than October, but as they’re from a very special occasion, I wanted to share them for this month’s sibling update. Auntie…

(l) Me and my husband when we first got together; (r) me and my husband at my sister's wedding last month

Twenty years of us

It’s twenty years today since I headed out of my student house to go to karaoke night in the union bar, turning around to my housemate as I left with…

Me and Sophie in our bridesmaid dresses, Thomas in his page boy suit and hubby holding a photo of Jessica standing in front of a wall at my sister's wedding

Me and Mine – September 2020

One of our Me and Mine photos back in March came from our last big family gathering before lockdown – my mum’s 80th birthday. Six months on, we gathered together…

Sophie and Thomas with the wooden carving of Jessica at Jessica's forever bed

Siblings – September 2020

September and back-to-school means change and adjusting to new routines and new sibling dynamics. Sophie and Thomas have gone from spending all day together every day to spending a large…

Me (holding a photo of Jessica), hubby, Sophie and Thomas sitting on a bench together

Me and Mine – August 2020

August has been all about trying to make the most of family time together. We’re still very much in our little family bubble at the moment whilst being aware that…

Sophie, Thomas and Jessica walking in front of me holding hands

Siblings – August 2020

Summer days are for family time outdoors together. Making the most of the longer days, the sunshine and warm weather. Going out on adventures together; watching the children having fun…

Me, hubby, Thomas (asleep in the buggy) and Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica) at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Me and Mine – July 2020

Life feels like it is returning to more of a sense of normality this month. Hubby is working in the office and studio more now, and is starting to do…