Family

Losing Our Boy

We lost our boy. It happened just over a week ago.  He didn’t come home on Saturday night.  He always comes home.  He’s never stayed out all night.  Ever. I wasn’t too worried at first – my Mum was visiting for the weekend and I was showing her all of my photos from Colorado and…

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Little Loves: October 2017

This month’s Little Loves post was always going to be all about our family trip to Florida.  It feels strange to be writing that when I remember that September’s post was written whilst I was in Denver, Colorado for Leap Retreat.  Considering we haven’t been abroad for four years, to have been able to say yes to two incredible adventures in…

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Little Loves: September 2017

I sit writing this in a hotel room in Denver, Colorado.  It’s Friday morning here, though if you’re reading this back home in England it’ll already be the afternoon.  It still doesn’t quite feel real, even though I spent the whole of yesterday – 19 hours in total – travelling to get here, leaving the house at…

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Little Loves: August 2017

We’re currently coming to the end of Week Five of the summer holidays and it’s certainly been a month to remember for all sorts of reasons. Here are all the little things I’ve been loving lately throughout August… READ I’ve not read very much this month at all.  We’ve either been out and about having fun or I’ve…

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When Ella’s Dream Came True: Meeting Jacqueline Wilson at The Foundling Museum

I’ve been blogging for about 18 months now and, whilst I’ve not earned a single penny for my work (yet), I have been able to create some fun experiences for my girls to take part in.  They may not pay the bills but they are teaching my daughters many valuable lessons: to say “yes” to having adventures; to grab opportunities with both hands; to…

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