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Friday Focus 12/11/21 – Enjoyable

We’ve had lots of little enjoyable moments this week. Little moments of quality time together, making the most of the opportunities to do things together. Simple things like flying kites,…

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Friday Focus 05/11/21 – Solo

I’m flying solo this week as my husband is away for eight days working on an event. It’s been a while since he was last away for that length of…

Hubby, Sophie, me and Thomas sitting on the sofa with Jessica's photo cushion behind us

Me and Mine – October 2021

I’m a bit late with October’s Me and Mine post. It’s been quite a full-on busy month, especially during half-term and our monthly family photos ended up being quickly grabbed…

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Friday Focus 29/10/21 – Exciting

It’s been quite an exciting half-term for us on the whole – especially for Sophie who has been competing in her first ever dance festival as well as celebrating her…

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Dear Sophie… now you are eight

Darling Sophie I can’t quite believe that you are eight years old already; that it can possibly have been that long since ‘baby Sofa’ as your sister called you, made…

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Friday Focus 22/10/21 – Dance

Sophie is taking part in her first dance festival next week and this week has been full of practice and preparation for this. She has a tap solo, a duet…

Sophie and Thomas sitting on the sofa with Jessica's photo blanket in between them

Siblings – October 2021

We’ve all settled back into term-time routines now but are looking forward to half-term next week. Sophie is particularly excited because of all the things she has to look forward…

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Friday Focus 15/10/21 – Joy

There have been lots of little moments of joy to focus on this week. That’s not to say that it’s all been sunshine and smiles, but it has been a…

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Sharing Jessica’s story at Dine with Davina to raise awareness of the importance of Action Medical Research

Last week, my husband and I are were kindly invited by Action Medical Research to attend their Dine with Davina event in Southampton and share Jessica’s story. It was lovely…

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Friday Focus 08/10/21 – Lull

After the busyness and the emotional rollercoaster of the last few weeks, it’s been good to have a bit of a lull this week. My to-do list is starting to…