Family

Thomas at the table with a jigsaw puzzle

To Thomas… now you are three

Darling Thomas, Today is your third birthday. I can’t quite believe that it’s three years since you made your somewhat unusual entrance into this world. Three years of loving you,…

Sophie and Thomas sitting at the table in the garden with Sophie holding a photo of Jessica

Siblings – July 2021

We’re coming up to the end of the school year and the end of infant school days for Sophie. The new school year will see a big step for both…

Me, hubby, Sophie and Thomas (asleep in his buggy) at Jessica's forever bed

Me and Mine – June 2021

It’s been nice to be able to enjoy more of a feeling of normality again this month. We had Nanny come to stay for a weekend, and our first night…

Sophie and Thomas sitting together in a green moon chair with Sophie holding a picture of Jessica

Siblings – June 2021

My favourite thing about this time of year is being able to spend so much time outdoors and to watch the children having fun outside. Being outdoors means fewer restrictions…

Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica) and Thomas sitting on hubby's knees with me standing next to them

Me and Mine – May 2021

May has been a very mixed month. We’ve had the joy of being able to catch up with some of my extended family again having not seen them for nearly…

Sophie and Thomas sitting together with Sophie holding a picture of Jessica

Siblings – May 2021

We were watching videos of Jessica the other day. Both Thomas and Sophie loved watching them. It made me so happy seeing Thomas pointing at the screen and saying “Jessica!”…

Sophie, me (holding a photo of Jessica) and hubby holding Thomas sitting on a seat carved into a fallen tree

Me and Mine – April 2021

April is a tough month for us with the first half of the month tinged with painful memories leading up to the anniversary of Jessica’s death. The day itself was…

Sophie and Thomas sitting on a seat carved in a fallen tree with Sophie holding a picture of Jessica

Siblings – April 2021

The nicest thing about the Easter holidays is that family time together; Sophie and Thomas having whole days with each other. The Easter holidays are also a very tough time…

Hubby (holding Thomas), me and Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica) out in the garden

Me and Mine – March 2021

Three years ago today, we were off on holiday to the Isle of Wight, hoping that the break would be good for Jessica and that she would start to pick…

Sophie (dressed as Alice in Wonderland), Thomas (dressed as Peter Pan) with a forest background with Jessica (dressed as Little Red Riding Hood) peeping out from behind a tree

Siblings – March 2021

This month’s photos were inspired by Sophie dressing up as Alice in Wonderland for World Book Day. I had so much fun playing around with Photoshop to send her down…