Latest posts

The word 'self-care' in pink bubble letters

Friday Focus 19/01/2024 – Self-care

I’m trying to take a little more time for self-care at the moment. I’ve started getting out for a walk in the mornings after the school run and it’s been…

The word 'settled' in lilac

Friday Focus 12/01/2024 – Settled

We’ve settled back in to our normal routines with everything being back to normal after the Christmas break. Thomas seems more settled at school this week too which is good.…

The word 'easing' in wavy blue colours

Friday Focus 05/01/2024 – Easing

Happy new year! We’ve been easing back into our normal routines after the Christmas break. Sophie and Thomas are back at school, but their after-school activities don’t start back until…

Me (holding Jessica's photo), my husband, Sophie and Thomas with Father Christmas at Chessington World of Adventures

Me and Mine 2023

Here we are again at the end of another year. I’m grateful for another year of making memories together. I’ll never stop wishing that Jessica was here to be part…

The word 'family' in blue text

Friday Focus 29/12/2023 – Family

It’s been good to be able to switch off and focus on enjoying family time over Christmas. We spent some time away over Christmas and headed to Cornwall with hubby’s…

Wishing you all a peaceful Christmas

Wishing all my readers a peaceful Christmas and sending love to all those who find this time of year difficult for whatever reason.  

The word 'Ready' in green with a red bow on top

Friday Focus 22/12/2023 – Ready

The Christmas cards have all been sent, the presents are all wrapped, school is out until the New Year, and I think we are pretty much ready for Christmas now.…

The word 'festive' in red, with holly leaves around the dot over the i

Friday Focus 15/12/2023 – Festive

The Christmas decorations are up, cards have been sent, present wrapping is underway and we’re in festive mode this week with various Christmas activities taking place. We’ve had Christmas parties…

The word 'busy' in yellow with black stripes with a Santa hat on the 'B'. There is also a bee with a Santa hat flying to one side of the word

Friday Focus 08/12/2023 – Busy

This week has certainly been a busy one, as is often the case at this time of year! With all the various festive activities happening at this time of year,…

The word 'progress' in purple

Friday Focus 01/12/2023 – Progress

We’ve made good progress on sorting out bedrooms this week. Sophie’s room now has her new furniture in place, and while there are still boxes and cupboards to sort out,…