With the weather becoming colder and greyer, we’ve not been out and about so much – other than travelling to various groups and classes, or going shopping. One of the things I love about trying to join in with Country Kids most weeks is that it really does encourage me… View Post

Friday Fabulous Five #15

Friday Fabulous Five #15

One of my favourite things about blogging is reading so many wonderful blog posts – posts that make me think, make me smile, make me laugh and sometimes make me cry. Every Friday, I like to share five of my favourite posts from the previous week – my Friday Fabulous… View Post

The Friday Focus – 12/12/14

The Friday Focus – 12/12/14

I think the drama and poorliness of the last couple of weeks have caught up with me a bit this week as my general feeling this week has been just: I’ve had a few unsettled nights, lots of thoughts churning through my head and have generally not managed enough sleep… View Post

Christmas on the cardiac ward

Christmas on the cardiac ward

The phone call came towards the end of November – we had a date for Jessica’s open-heart surgery. We had hoped that we might be able to have Christmas together first but it was not to be – the surgery was set for 14th December. We couldn’t focus on the… View Post

Siblings – December

Siblings – December

For the last few years, I have taken a photo of Jessica (and later Sophie too) to go on the Christmas card. We didn’t do this for Jessica’s first Christmas as she was in hospital having had open-heart surgery and sending cards that year was very low on our priority… View Post

The One Lovely Blog Award/Christmas Tag

The One Lovely Blog Award/Christmas Tag

I was very flattered to be recently nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by Katy at What Katy Said – thank you lovely lady and as requested I will be sharing seven facts about myself in this post. Katy has also tagged me in the Christmas tag as has… View Post