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Friday Focus 24/06/2022 – Eventful

This week has been quite an eventful one with a dance-filled weekend, plus a preschool day out at Legoland and Sophie’s sports day. Today we have her school summer fayre…

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Friday Focus 17/06/2022 – Sunshine

We’ve been enjoying the sunshine this week. I’ve loved being able to sit out in the garden and work when Sophie and Thomas are at school and preschool and getting…

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Friday Focus 10/06/2022 – Busy

This week has certainly been a very busy one. We had quite a lot happening over the Jubilee weekend, which made for a lovely end to the half-term even if…

Me, my husband, Thomas and Sophie (holding a photo of Jessica) in the garden next to the roses

Me and Mine – May 2022

I’m quite late sharing my ‘Me and Mine’ post – the end of May ran away with me with performing in a show and a very busy half-term. It was…

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Friday Focus 03/06/2022 – Fun

We’ve had lots of fun during this week’s half-term break. Sophie and Thomas loved having Nanny come to stay and help look after them while I was performing in the…

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Friday Focus 27/05/22 – Show

This week is show week. We’ve had our dress rehearsal for our music hall show and I’m looking forward to performing on stage again in front of an audience at…

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Friday Focus 20/05/22 – Memories

Anniversaries of significant dates always bring back memories and this week has been full of them. They’ve included one of the earliest dates that was part of Jessica’s journey and…

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Living with child loss: Fading memories

The other day, I was having a little bit of a battle with Sophie over her home learning. Just one of those ordinary everyday moments of family life. Not something…

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Siblings – May 2022

It dawned on me the other day that Thomas is now at the age that Sophie was during that last summer with Jessica. When I think of my girls together,…

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Friday Focus 13/05/22 – Mixed

There have been lots of lovely moments this week mixed in with emotional and stressful ones. The mixed emotions were very much to be expected given it was my birthday.…