Good riddance, 2014

By on December 31, 2014

On the last day of 2014 I look back and a multitude of things go through my head. Thank god it’s over being the main one. I can’t sum it up in one short post, because it’s taken over 80 posts during the year to get my thoughts out. But I will say that while Read More...


I'm that mother

By on December 29, 2014

As I posted what was probably the fifth picture and caption combo of Eva to facebook in a matter of days I was struck with the thought (one I’ve had for months but chosen to ignore) that I have become one of the mothers I used to roll my eyes at with contempt. I am Read More...

Tis the season

By on December 27, 2014

Eva’s first Christmas has been lovely. She has been spoilt, like every baby should be, by her aunts, grandparents and friends. A particular thanks must go to my big sister who lives in Canada and sent over multiple packages with beautiful hand made soft toys and presents. The whale in the picture is courtesy of Read More...





The variety contained within the common

By on December 10, 2014

Yesterday I reblogged a post by Star in her eye about Strange Luck. The piece talked about the luck the writer felt at the issues her daughter didn’t have, in comparison to other children with the same syndrome. Issues most parents don’t ever have to feel lucky about, or don’t ever think to feel lucky Read More...