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Little Loves: April 2018

This edition of Little Loves feels like quite a strange one to be putting together.  April has been both a busy and a quiet month in many different ways and Easter feels like forever ago.  I had to check in my diary that it was actually in April, not March. I don’t see therapy clients…

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Little Loves: March 2018

March has felt like the longest month ever.  Today marks the start of the Easter holidays but honestly I thought they would never arrive – the days were passing by but the end of term just didn’t seem to be getting any closer, even though it’s only been a short half term.  It’s been quite…

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High School Drama

Back in October, which seems forever ago now, we had to choose which three high schools we wanted to put down on Ella’s application for placement this coming September.  Firstly, I still can’t quite believe that my baby, the one who made me a mother, is going to high school in less than six months…

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Dad: 3 Years

I’ve been wrestling with writing this post for six weeks now.  Six weeks ago, on 7th February 2018, it was the third anniversary of my Dad’s death.  As is natural, I thought about Dad a lot around that date, and felt a whole mixture of feelings that I’m only just beginning to untangle, which is…

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Little Loves: February 2018

Considering that February is the shortest month as well as being my least favourite month of the year, we’ve certainly packed in plenty of lovely things over the last four weeks.  I normally find February difficult – partly because of the grey dreariness of the last dregs of winter but mainly because it’s the anniversary…

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Little Loves: January 2018

I always find January to be a bit of a contradictory month.  In some ways I feel sad that the joy of the Christmas festivities is over and yet another part of me can’t wait to get the decorations down, get back to normality (for a little while anyway) and embrace the slower pace.  Likewise,…

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