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Sophie sticking leaves on her fairy picture

Fabulous fairies and fun at Iver Environment Centre

We first discovered Iver Environment Centre last summer and have been back several times. Sophie loves exploring the different garden areas there and the various activity sessions that they offer…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 04/05/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

Support - this week's word of the week

Friday Focus 03/05/19 – Enjoying some extra support

I love having my mum come and stay. It’s been amazing having her staying with us for a week. I love the company, being able to have that time with…

Sophie on one of the Safari Riders cars at Chessington

What can you do at Chessington World of Adventures with little children?

A day out at Chessington World of Adventures on my own with Sophie and Thomas means that we are restricted to only the rides and attractions that Thomas can enjoy…

Jessica as a toddler with a speech bubble saying "From the mouths of babes" and the text "A linky for sharing the things kids say"

From the mouths of babes – May 2019

From the mouths of babes is my monthly post capturing some of the things my children say. It originally started as a weekly linky but as this gradually fizzled out,…

Me, Thomas, hubby and Sophie at Jessica's forever bed

Me and Mine – April 2019

April has certainly been a tough month for us with the first anniversary of Jessica’s death. I still can’t quite believe that we have managed to survive a year without…

A paper heart with "Jessica" on it hanging from a tree and #365daysofgratitude

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Week 17

Since 2016, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when…

Jessica standing in front of a tree looking out over a big branch - "Country Kids"

Country Kids 27/04/19

Welcome to Country Kids. Country Kids, originally hosted by Fiona at Coombe Mill, is all about sharing outdoor family fun. It was one of the first linkies I joined in…

Sophie walking along one of the net walkways at Nets Kingdom

Exploring the Nets Kingdom at Go Ape Black Park

Sophie occasionally goes to arts and crafts sessions run by Halo Children Foundation, a local charity which supports bereaved children. One of the aims of Halo is to help provide…

A paper heart with "Jessica" on it hanging from a tree and #365daysofgratitude

#365daysofgratitude 2019 – Week 16

Since 2016, I have taken part in a daily gratitude challenge, sharing a photo of one thing I am thankful for each day on Instagram. There have been days when…