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Me holding a Speak and Spell toy with my twin sister and nephew when we were small children

Childhood through the ages

Sometimes when I watch Jessica and Sophie playing, I realise just how much things have changed since I was a little girl.  Jessica is already able to use a iPod,…

A heart with the text "Heart to Heart" on one side and a picture of hands making a heart over a child's chest with the text "A linky for sharing posts about CHD"

Heart to Heart – August 2014

Heart to heart is a monthly link-up for heart families to share stories about their journeys. My eldest daughter Jessica has hypoplastic left heart syndrome and I started blogging about…

Jessica looking at some geese on a pond

Challenging the assumptions about my heart child

One of the things I find challenging as a heart parent is dealing with people’s assumptions about my heart child.  While many of them are well-meaning, they can be frustrating.…

Night nursing and restless legs

I’ve suffered from restless legs on and off since I was a teenager. I had the occasional bout during my pregnancies with Jessica and Sophie but it wasn’t too bad.…

Siblings – August

Sophie is getting more and more mobile each day and starting to pull herself up to standing. This is creating some interesting moments as we have been teaching Jessica to…

Silent Sunday/Black & White Photography Project Week 5

Treasure Trail – Chalfont St Peter

Whenever my sister and nieces come to stay, we always try and get out and about and find places to visit. After treating ourselves to a day out at Legoland,…

What’s in your bag?

Today’s BEDAOutmumbered prompt invites us to share the contents of our handbag. I don’t have a handbag these days. My change bag has taken its place – the bag that…

Word of the Week – Challenging

Feeling quite sleep-deprived this week and so my word of the week is: For me, sleep (or the lack of it!) is one of the most challenging things about motherhood.…

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