After last week’s dramatic week, I was hoping for a calmer week this week. To some extent that has been the case, mostly due to Sophie being quite She had been a little unsettled on Friday night but seemed back to normal on Saturday morning as we headed off to a Christmas party and was… Read More
Once again It’s Christmas time Time for mince pies and mulled wine Gifts to buy Don’t overspend! Cards to make, and write, and send Carols to sing A school nativity Decorations up, fairy lights upon the tree Santa comes Riding on his sleigh And leaving gifts for Christmas Day Magic moments Time with family That’s… Read More
Sophie wasn’t too impressed by her first visit to Santa last year and I’m not sure Jessica was that keen either!
For December, I’ve swapped out the books on the girls’ bookcase and replaced them with Christmassy books instead. Next year I might be organised enough to wrap some for a book Advent calendar but this year we’ll just pick one each day to read together. We have a mixture of board books for Sophie and… Read More
Once again it seems that December has snuck up on me with the realisation that Christmas is around the corner and I’m hopelessly disorganised yet again. The fabric for the home made advent calendar is still in a bag in the deepest darkest recesses of the ‘study’ (as we optimistically call it – junk room… Read More
The photo above was taken on Christmas morning on the cardiac ward. It was Jessica’s first Christmas and she had been transferred to the ward from the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) the day before after having spent 10 days on PICU recovering from open heart surgery. The ward was beautifully decorated, the nurses had… Read More
We only just managed to get a photo of the four of us taken in time for this month’s ‘Me and Mine’ as despite having a reasonable amount of family time together, it has generally been at times when there are too many other distractions – for instance when we have been busy rehearsing for… Read More