What a difference a year makes. When I wrote my siblings post this time last year, my girls were reunited again after Jessica’s Fontan procedure and we had just arrived home. I remember the joy of that moment when they were back together once more – the way Jessica waited… View Post

Me and Mine – December 2018

Me and Mine – December 2018

For the last few New Years, my wish at the start of the year was always the same: to end it with my family still complete. As we saw in the start of 2018, I was full of hope that my wish would be granted once again. Jessica was the… View Post

Me and Mine – November 2018

Me and Mine – November 2018

I feel like I say this at the end of every month, but it’s been an emotional month. I guess the emotional rollercoaster is now our normal in many ways; all the little milestones of family life are so very bittersweet.   We started off the month with a celebration:… View Post

Siblings – November 2018

Siblings – November 2018

There are moments when I just look at my children and realise how quickly they grow and change. Looking at this month’s photos was one of those moments. Sophie looks so much more grown-up. She’s settled into her role as a big sister, embraced the changes that come with being… View Post

Thomas’s christening

Thomas’s christening

Last weekend was a very special occasion as we celebrated Thomas’s christening at our church. It was a beautiful, but bittersweet day. The last time our friends and family came together in our church was for Jessica’s funeral. It was lovely to be together again for a much happier occasion,… View Post

Me and Mine – October 2018

Me and Mine – October 2018

October is one of hubby’s busiest months for events and family moments can be few and far between. I am used to flying solo although it can feel very lonely at times. I’ve learned though to make the most of the family moments when I can get them in the… View Post

Siblings – October 2018

Siblings – October 2018

I love watching the way Sophie is so caring with Thomas. She loves to lie down on his playmat with him and wiggle the toys for him, or to pick him up and pat his back when he is crying. It’s funny to hear some of the things I say… View Post