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March 20, 2017
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Both My Babies Have Been Diagnosed With A Terminal Illness

I would do anything to get back to a year ago. We were just a normal little family with three beautiful children. We were both working very hard two full time jobs and a busy house with three small kids under four ears things were hectic and I loved every […]
March 18, 2017
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A Letter To My Child Who Doesn’t Have An Illness

To my one and only son, I wanted to write you a letter for you to read when you get a little older. I’ve said these things to you in my head a million times and thought it was time to put them down on paper. Right now you’ve just […]
March 13, 2017
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To The Parents Of Newly Diagnosed Children: You’ve Got This

When you’re childfree and overflowing with fuzzy dreams about how your shot at motherhood will go, you never expect to find yourself with a child with additional health challenges. Statistics are something that happen to other people, right? Don’t get me wrong, you know that nothing is a given. But […]
March 11, 2017
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Mum vs Dad In The Parenting Arena

Ah there’s nothing quite like a good old fashioned ‘adult debate’ with the spouse! It’s a great way of blowing off steam, letting out all those niggling issues, clearing the air to move forward and make space for more issues. I believe it is a very healthy part of marriage. […]
March 11, 2017
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The World Was A Nicer Place With My Grandad In It

A couple of months ago my Grandad passed away. He was in his late eighties but that didn’t make it any easier because the world was a way nicer place with him in it. He was always the life and soul of the party and had this very sweet view […]
March 7, 2017
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When Sleep Doesn’t Come

When my eldest child was born seven years ago, I was blessed with a right little sleeper. After 10–12 weeks, she was sleeping through the night and we never looked back. She went to bed smiling and got up smiling again every morning. During the day, she also napped well. […]

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