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December Precious Moments

Where has this month gone? I blinked and it is now almost January. I love this time of year. A fresh slate, with no mistakes on it...yet (almost quoting Anne of Green Gables ūüĎć). Of course, through Jesus, every day is a new day with no mistakes in it. Maybe, new day resolutions could be…

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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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“Trust Fund” from Mapelle Films {Review}

Every Sunday we put aside the time between church services for some good ol' family time.¬† We always have slow cooker gammon ham, chips and vegetables, which requires very little work from me, and we always watch a¬†film.¬† We have collected quite a collection of Christian and family friendly dvds, and are¬†always on the look…

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Shepherd, Potter, Spy–and the Star Namer {Review}

You all know my daughter, Charlotte, loves to read. ¬†It was natural, therefore, to ask her to write this review after she had finished¬†Shepherd, Potter, Spy--and the Star Namer from Peggy Consolver - Author. ¬†So without further ado I will hand you over to Charlotte. I was in want of a good book to get…

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Because I Luvoo, Mummy

My little four-year old sidles¬†up to me and slips me piece of paper. ¬†She gives me a gentle kiss on the cheek. ¬†'Because I luvoo, Mummy.' ¬†And she wanders off. ¬†I look at the piece of paper she has been labouring over for the past hour or so and tears fill my eyes. B4 had…

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When Teen Angst Hits….

....everyone needs a brother like T13. Today has been a tricky day with emotions running high for my eldest twin. ¬†This time of change from child to adult has been hard on all my older three children, although T seems to have come out the other end. ¬†I am very grateful to have journeyed with…

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A letter to my Girls Part Three

I have been shocked by how hard it has been to write to only one of you, instead of to both of you. ¬†I do my best to treat you as individuals rather than as part of a pair but writing this has made me realise just how close you have always been. And this…

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A Letter to my Girls Part 2

You were the sweetest natured little girls ever known. ¬†I have heard that twins tend to be easier than singletons and I can confirm from my experience of you two that this is true. ¬†You were always smiling, from the moment you woke: to moment you snuggled down together at night: And all the minutes…

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A Letter to my Girls: Part One

The girls have requested a letter just like I wrote for T last year. ¬†Thing is, I have found it hard to write. ¬†I'm not sure why, but I think their twinship has something to do with it. ¬†Anyway, I thought I would start with their story together, which is how they began their life.…

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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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