Family

Me, baby Thomas, Jessica's photo on the cushion, hubby and Sophie sitting on the sofa

Me and Mine – July 2018

Last month, I reflected on that feeling of being in limbo between two family lives. I felt that we were crossing a bridge across a great chasm. On one side…

Me and hubby drinking Pimms on our wedding day

Nine years on: my husband, my rock

It is nine years today since hubby and I got married. Our wedding day was one of the happiest days of my life. I can still remember the joy I…

Me, hubby and Sophie in the garden holding the cushion with Jessica's picture on

Me and Mine – June 2018

It feels like we are in a strange kind of limbo at the moment. A time between two different family lives. Having to prepare for the arrival of a new…

Me, hubby and Sophie at the National Memorial Arboreteum underneath the heart we hung for Jessica in the tree

Me and Mine – May 2018

I thought perhaps I wouldn’t want to share a Me and Mine post this month. Our family has been forever shattered with the loss of Jessica. However, this project has…

Me, Sophie, hubby and Jessica at Bembridge Windmill

Me and Mine – April 2018

As with the Siblings project earlier this month, I’ve decided to share a Me and Mine post this month with the final photos of our family enjoying time together. This…

Jessica and Sophie sitting on a bench with two giant gnomes at Blackgang Chine

Siblings – April 2018

I have been in two minds about whether to share a siblings post this month. I feel though that I’d like to share some of the last photos of my…

Me, hubby, Jessica and Sophie with our snowman in the garden

Me and Mine – March 2018

It’s been a funny month. The weather has been all over the place over the last few weeks. One minute it looks like Spring might be making an appearance and…

Sophie and Jessica having a snowball fight

Siblings – March 2018

This month has been mostly about trying to get back to normal routines again. We’re not quite back to normality yet – snow days and viruses have thrown us out…

Hubby, Sophie, Jessica and me out for a meal to celebrate Grandma's birthday

Me and Mine – February 2018

This month feels like it has been all about returning to normality again. It has been wonderful to see how well Jessica has recovered from her surgery. Her sats so…

Jessica and Sophie standing by a tree in Langley Park

Siblings – February 2018

It’s been lovely being able to spend so much time with both my girls at home over the last few weeks. We’ve been in our own little post-surgery bubble at…