Family

Ella: Eleven

Two weeks ago Ella celebrated her eleventh birthday.  Eleven!  I almost can’t believe it.  I thought her turning ten last year felt like she was all grown up.  It’s got nothing on eleven though.  Eleven feels…different.  She’s on the cusp of so many changes and it’s going to be a learning curve for both of…

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Two New Additions…

Just over a week ago we welcomed two tiny new members into our family. No, I’ve not had a well-hidden pregnancy that I’ve kept secret from everyone and no, we’ve not adopted.  Well, not human babies anyway… After we lost our boy, Pumpkin, we were all devastated.  We still are.  Not a day goes by that I…

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Little Loves: November 2017

After the ridiculous craziness of September and October, we all needed November to be a quiet month.  Ella and Lola thoughtfully shared their horrid cold with me, so I spent several days at the beginning feeling like death warmed up and we’ve stayed relatively close to home most of the time.  As a result I’ve actually…

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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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