For the last few years, I have taken a photo of Jessica (and later Sophie too) to go on the Christmas card. We didn’t do this for Jessica’s first Christmas as she was in hospital having had open-heart surgery and sending cards that year was very low on our priority list. The following year, our… Read More
I was very flattered to be recently nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by Katy at What Katy Said – thank you lovely lady and as requested I will be sharing seven facts about myself in this post. Katy has also tagged me in the Christmas tag as has Jessica at JessicaEliot.com and so… Read More
We’ve been to a lot of Christmas parties organised by the various charities that have helped us along our journey as a heart family but the one we were invited to last year topped them all – the annual children’s Christmas party at 10 Downing Street. We were invited through Jessica’s community nurse who worked… Read More
After being cooped up at home for most of the week due to Sophie being poorly, it was a relief to finally get out of the house towards the end of the week and go into town to have lunch with Grandma and do a bit of shopping. Both Jessica and Sophie needed new shoes… Read More
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!