Our journey as a heart family began just over three years ago at a routine 20 week scan. We arrived at the scan that morning as excited parents-to-be, looking forward to seeing our precious baby on the screen. We left the hospital with our world falling apart around us. Being… View Post

Expressing and sharing

Expressing and sharing

I have been a breastfeeding mama for just over two years in total. In that time I have done a lot of expressing. From the days after Jessica’s birth when she was a tiny baby recovering from heart surgery in the paediatric intensive care unit, to twelve long weeks of… View Post

Black & White Photography Project Week 1

Black & White Photography Project Week 1

This is one of my favourite photos ever. It captures the moment when Jessica met baby Sophie for the very first time. Unfortunately as the room was fairly dim and Jessica is quite a wrigglebottom, she is a bit blurred in the shot. I love the photo in spite of… View Post

Word of the Week 11/07/14 – Love

Word of the Week 11/07/14 – Love

Today is my fifth wedding anniversary and so my word for this week has to be love. My husband’s love has helped me keep going through all the struggles of the last five years. From losing my dad a few months after we got married, to finding out our first… View Post

Siblings – July 2014

Siblings – July 2014

Watching my two little girls playing together is so beautiful. Sophie is now very confident with sitting unsupported. This means that she can now sit down on the floor with Jessica and they can play together.   Playing with wooden blocks is a favourite activity for both. Jessica loves trying… View Post

Mini Creations – Painting

Mini Creations – Painting

With a rainy afternoon stopping us from going out and playing in the garden, it seemed a good moment to get the craft box out and do some painting instead.   Jessica chose three colours – red, green and blue and a chunky brush and sponge.   It is interesting… View Post