Over the last few weeks I have been busy with rehearsals for a Christmas concert which my mother-in-law and I were organising as a fundraiser for the charities that our church is supporting this year – Mercy Ships and Friends of Vellore. In my pre-baby days, I loved doing am-dram… View Post

Play date with Dr Miriam Stoppard and Galt …

Play date with Dr Miriam Stoppard and Galt Toys

This week we were invited to attend a play date with parenting expert, Dr Miriam Stoppard, who has worked with Galt Toys to design a range of toys aimed at babies which help stimulate development and learning through play. When we arrived, the play area was set up with lots… View Post

Heart to Heart – December 2014

Heart to Heart – December 2014

Yesterday was the third anniversary of Jessica’s Norwood procedure.  The surgery that day was long and difficult and shortly after Jessica had been stabilised on PICU following the surgery, she had to have her chest re-opened to remove a blood clot.  I still vividly remember our terror as we waited… View Post

A walk around Black Park

A walk around Black Park

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