One of my favourite hymns is ‘Great is thy faithfulness’. It is written on the inside of my diary; the words helped me get through those difficult early days following Jessica’s diagnosis, her heart surgeries and the long days on PICU and the ward as she recovered. It continues to give me strength. There is… Read More
Both my girls have pulled the most wonderful unimpressed faces as babies. These are my favourites from when they were both just a couple of months old. Jessica is on the left and Sophie is on the right. Good job the wind didn’t change when they were pulling those faces!
We have finally managed to get a little more family time together towards the end of this month after a very busy couple of months with hubby working some very long hours. This month’s photos were taken at our baby girl’s first birthday party which was a lovely afternoon celebrating with family and friends. It… Read More
This week’s Prose for Thought poem is for my baby girl who will be celebrating her first birthday on Monday: Little one snuggled up so nice and warm Can it really be a year since the day you were born? That newborn baby has gone forever She’s now a little girl – so big, so… Read More
Joy, for me, is more than just being happy. It’s a much deeper emotion and one that isn’t just linked to happy times. Some of my most joyful moments have been during the most difficult times of my life. My pregnancy with Jessica was an incredibly joyous time. This might sound strange given that… Read More
At the beginning of August, Sophie received a certificate at our Tiny Talk classes for doing her first sign and last week she received the next certificate – for being able to do five different signs. She can now wave, clap and sign ‘milk’, ‘mummy’ and ‘all gone’. Being able to sign really helped Jessica… Read More
It is just after five in the morning As you awake to the baby’s loud cries The hours of sleep you could count on one hand And it’s so hard just to open your eyes Seven o’clock in the morning What little patience you had wearing thin The children are crying and squabbling over a… Read More