Latest posts

The word 'anxious'

Friday Focus 25/02/22 – Anxious

It’s half-term this week and while on the surface, I’ve been focusing on trying to keep it fun for Sophie and Thomas, underneath I’ve been feeling quite anxious about various…

Friday Focus 18/02/22 – Out-of-sorts

I’ve been a bit out-of-sorts this week. Just feeling tired, and some things have been getting to me more than they would do usually. One of those weeks where grief…

Sophie and Thomas sitting on a bench on the pier at Torquay with boats on the water behind them and them both holding a photo of Jessica

Siblings – February 2022

Our February siblings photos were taken on our recent weekend in Torquay. We were there for the Land’s End – John O’Groats Association annual dinner and awards evening. It was…

The word 'delightful' in yellow and orange

Friday Focus 11/02/22 – Delightful

The last week has been a delightful one on the whole. We had a lovely weekend away in Torquay for the Land’s End – John O’Groats Association annual dinner and…

The word juggling with four balls drawn above the word

Friday Focus 04/02/22 – Juggling

It’s been a busy week, juggling a few too many balls, although so far most of them seem to have stayed in the air! We have been mostly back to…

A selfie of me, my husband (holding a photo of Jessica) with Sophie and Thomas sitting on Sophie's bed and cuddling each other

Me and Mine – January 2022

We never really make new year’s resolutions in our family but I do often like to start a new challenge or a new tradition in the new year. I guess…

The word 'unwell' in green

Friday Focus 28/01/22 – Unwell

Most of the family has been unwell at varying times this week. It started with Sophie being sent home from school last Friday due to feeling unwell. That one was…

Mischief and Memories - Family and Lifestyle linky

Come and join in with the #MischiefandMemories linky

I’m delighted to be guest hosting the #MischiefandMemories linky this week. #MischiefandMemories is a lovely linky hosted by loopyloulaura, Navigating Baby and 3 Little Buttons for linking up family lifestyle…

The word 'outside' with green grass below it and a doodle of a tree next to it

Friday Focus 21/01/22 – Outside

We’ve been enjoying spending more time outside than we would normally do in January. Taking part in the #1000hoursoutside challenge is such a good incentive. It’s also been helped by…

Sophie and Thomas climbing a tree

#1000hoursoutside – getting outdoors more in 2022

One of my aims for this year is to get outside a little more. To help motivate me, I’ve decided to take on the #1000hoursoutside challenge again. This is a…