Since Jessica’s diagnosis, I don’t really tend to look ahead into the future – it feels far too uncertain and scary particularly with the possibility that 2015 will bring Jessica’s next major heart surgery. The first little milestone that 2015 will bring though is Jessica starting pre-school which is just… View Post

2014 – Looking back

2014 – Looking back

Family It’s been a good year for us as a family. Jessica had her one and only hospital admission for the year back in January – a planned admission for a cardiac catheter which showed that her lung arteries had good pressures but were small and need time to grow… View Post

Me and Mine (December)

Me and Mine (December)

Christmas is all about spending time together as a family. Time to turn the phones off, forget about social media and work and just enjoy time with each other. Getting down on the floor with the girls and playing with the new toys (sometimes I wonder if Daddy has more… View Post

Papery Peep – December

Papery Peep – December

Amongst all the lovely Christmas presents I received were a few books from my lovely hubby who clearly knows my reading tastes very well as he chose the following books for me:   The Women of the Cousins’ War: the real White Queen and her rivals – Philippa Gregory, David… View Post

A family Christmas

A family Christmas

For me, one of my favourite things about Christmas is spending time with family. With four brothers and four sisters, that’s a lot of family to try and catch up with over the festive period though although I managed to catch up with seven of my siblings – four of… View Post