Family

Sophie sitting on her bed, with Thomas on her lap who is looking at a photo of Jessica

Siblings – November 2019

It is so lovely to watch the way Sophie and Thomas interact with each other now that he is getting bigger and more able to join in with things. She’s…

Sophie's CBeebies birthday card for her 6th birthday

To Sophie at six

Darling Sophie You are now six years old. Six. It sounds so grown-up. My baby girl is becoming quite a big girl now! I think though, you will always be…

Thomas and Sophie cuddling on the sofa in front of Jessica's photo cushion

Siblings – October 2019

One of the many things that I’ve felt sad about when taking my monthly siblings photo is not being able to take a spontaneous shot of my three children together.…

Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica) with me, hubby and Thomas at Jessica's forever bed on Jessica's 8th birthday with a butterfly-shaped birthday cake in the foreground

Me and Mine – September 2019

September has been a bittersweet month. The start of the month was a very emotional time with the start of a new school year followed by Jessica’s eighth birthday a…

Sophie and Thomas sitting under a tree at Pinner Village Show. Sophie is holding a picture of Jessica

Siblings – September 2019

September is a milestone month, full of little changes. The start of a new school year, starting new groups or classes, the sense of change in the air as we…

Me, hubby, Sophie and Thomas wearing our "JoGLE for Jessica" T-shirts at the Land's End signpost with "JoGLE for Jessica 12th August" added to the signpost

Me and Mine – August 2019

August has been a bit of a funny month. We’ve had some more intense periods of family time together and lots of time with hubby either working away or working…

Sophie and Thomas sitting in a blue chair wearing their "JoGLE for Jessica" T-shirts

Siblings – August 2019

Three years ago today we set out on an adventure. A trip from Land’s End to John O’Groats by bus and train. Jessica and Sophie were 4 and 2 at…

Me (holding Thomas), hubby and Sophie (holding Jessica's picture) in Grandma and Grandad's garden at Thomas's birthday party

Me and Mine – July 2019

Milestone moments are so very bittersweet for us these days. We had a big milestone moment this month with Thomas celebrating his first birthday. A year of having our beautiful…

Thomas the day before his first birthday sitting and having a picnic

To Thomas on your 1st birthday

Darling little Thomas, Today is your first birthday. I can’t quite believe that you are now one and that it has been a whole year since you came into the…

Thomas and Sophie holding a picture of Jessica in a spinning saucer

Siblings – July 2019

I can’t quite believe that we’re now almost a year into this new chapter of the Siblings project. A chapter that is full of ‘if only’s and ‘what if’s. Reflecting…