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December 25, 2016
red-coat

The Story Of The Red Coat

Ten years ago I moved in with one yummy daddy, to his mother’s house, just so we could save for a deposit for a home of our own. This was when we were young and full of adventure, having kids was a lifetime away,( the only thing I’d plan for […]
November 11, 2016
blown-away

When To Take The Hard Line

So I was on a day out with my two girls recently. We were having lunch with my sister in a cafe which meant for a change we were being treated to table service instead of service through a car window. It was the early side of lunchtime, the only […]
November 4, 2016
soft-place

Parents: A Soft Place In A Hard World

“You’re too soft on her!” How many times have I heard this phrase? I imagine if I got paid every time it was said to me that I would be a very rich lady! Instead, the words just irritated me and eventually started to eat away at me. I worked […]
October 29, 2016
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Life After ECMO

So the drama has all calmed down. The tubes are out you get to see his gorgeous pudgy face for the first time and your heart dares to soar with the hope it’s all over and he is coming home. A new type of adrenalin to live off for the […]
September 29, 2016
cf

10 CF Phrases To Help You Understand Young CF Families

Perhaps you know us, but don’t like to ask too many questions. Perhaps you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing, or of upsetting us. Please don’t be. I think most families take comfort in you enquiring after the health of their child (or children) with CF, in our case our […]
September 26, 2016
bridget-jones

What If It Had Been Bridget Jones’s Preemie?

Tuesdays. We love Tuesdays. Because every Tuesday me and Amy (now 7 months or 3.5 months corrected) go to the cinema with one of her Amyazing NICU roomies and her mummy. As mums, this is the most perfect date, we get to do something that stimulates us while our wee […]

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