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My Little Cutie-Pie

Lillie and Becca have always been close. Really, really close. I think probably Lillie is like a second mum to Becs. Over the past few years, Lil has invested hours and hours into her younger sisters. And, of course, Becca and Lillie are my two artists and have a lot in common. The relationship between…

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My Gorgeous Little Girl

Little A7 sometimes gets lost in the noise that is our family.  With three older, similar aged siblings and one fairly demanding younger sibling, she sometimes fades into the back ground of all the strong personalities. A is a quieter, placid and very eager to please child.  She is full of love and so easy-going…

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Brokenhearted

It is Wednesday morning and I am sat at the computer.  The girls are next door making all sorts of cards and my son is upstairs.  I am sad today.  Sat on my lap is my gorgeous moggy George.  He is 18 and dying of cancer.  Since his diagnosis he has been living on my…

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Autumn Party: The Twins Turn Twelve!

For as long as I can remember we have had an autumn party each year.  The twins' birthday falls just before halloween, a holiday we prefer to ignore rather than celebrate.  Of course, making a decision to avoid halloween without our children feeling they are missing out could have been tricky but helpfully the twins'…

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A Surprise Day Out

This morning Gary and I were woken up at 6.50am by a cute little three year old repeating the word beach over and over.  I turned over and went back to sleep expecting her to climb in next to me and snuggle down.  She didn't.  She was very shortly joined by her brother and sisters…

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In Memory of my Dad

My Dad died five years ago.  It was this which pre-empted our decision to move back to England, so we could be with Mum.  Mum and Dad had divorced years ago, but were still incredibly good friends and his death was a huge loss for her.  I've never talked about my Dad much in my…

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Making Memories

On Sunday the weather was glorious and the coast was beckoning to us; so we all piled into the car and headed to our favourite beach, and made it just in time for a picnic lunch:

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