My friend James lost his wife to an ‘undetectable’ brain tumour earlier this month.
Please help him raise money for Brain Tumour Research in her memory.
It’s been a week. A week of keeping busy, not letting myself stop and think. Hiding from myself. A week of being okay in front of the kids. In front of everyone. I am not okay. It is not okay. I hurt. I want to shout and rage at the world and how it’s all…… Continue reading I am not fine. It is not okay.
Today my Facebook and Twitter streams turned into oceans of stars. They filled with words of love, support, grief, strength, tears, friendships and hope. They filled with images of stars, pink and purple clothes, bubbles and candles. The MatildaMae hashtag trended in the UK Twitter stream thanks to the online community pulling together as Jennie,…… Continue reading Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (for #MatildaMae)
January is renowned for being miserable – the grey come-down after Christmas, cold and quite often a bit short on cash and with a few extra bits of podge after over eating and over spending through the festive season. This year, February is worse. On the 2nd February, the parenting blogging community was stunned and…… Continue reading February Blues
Today is the 22nd birthday of someone very special. She isn’t here with us any more but that doesn’t mean we don’t think of her every day and smile. Or wonder what she’d be doing now and where her life would have led. My daughter shares her name because I made a promise to myself…… Continue reading A Post For Kathryn
This world, our home, is not your place; We made it ready but you never came, And I will never see your face. My life goes on at the same old pace, But with a hidden, unspoken pain, That this world, my home, is not your place. Where you should be is empty…… Continue reading Tears For An Angel