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Celebrate the Light!

Wednesday night we went to our church hall for a “Celebrate the Light” party. This is my second year for organising it for families in the church and community and it was a lot of fun! Kiddies were invited to come dressed as a favourite book or TV character and mums and dads could come… Continue reading Celebrate the Light!


A date with my 4 year old.

Last Friday, J said to me, “Do you want to go on a date with me, Mummy? You can have anything you want on the page!” What else could a girl possibly say but, “J, I would absolutely love to!” For 2 years now, as a family we have been having “Dates” with our kids.… Continue reading A date with my 4 year old.

Family life

Picnics, pumpkins….pensive.

This weekend saw the annual Pumpkin Fest at National Trust Castle Ward, and as always it lived up to all expectations and more! J and S remembered the day from last year and were really looking forward to it and little L was very excited about all the wonderful ‘pumptkins’. (I love toddler chat!) After… Continue reading Picnics, pumpkins….pensive.

Family life

Did someone say 73 sleeps??

I LOVE Christmas! Love it. I count down the days in sleeps, starting on 1st October. I love the food, the (hope of!) snow, Santa, the presents, the tree, the lights, the reindeer, the snowmen, the robins, ALL the decorations actually! I love the turkey and ham and stuffing, I love Christmas Eve and all… Continue reading Did someone say 73 sleeps??

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Some things never change.

Growing up is a funny old thing isn’t it? Some things don’t bother you the way that they used to, some things that didn’t bother you before, now do, and then some things are still the same…things that bothered and niggled away when you were 8, 10, 15, 18 still bother and niggle away at you… Continue reading Some things never change.

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It was then that I carried you.

As we say, ‘so long’ to September and ‘let’s be having ya’ to October I feel the need to sit down, relax, take a few deep breaths and let out a great big *sigh*. What a month it has been – with some highs and some, not lows, but some really tough moments. We have… Continue reading It was then that I carried you.