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Poppy’s Story Now Immortalised as a Children’s Book

Poppy’s Story Now Immortalised as a Children’s Book

    Poppy Hookway is the poster girl for ‘different is beautiful’ and now her story has been captured in a unique children’s book now available for pre-order. ‘The Littlest Angel’ is a whimsical story that illustrates limb difference in a way that is both beautiful and profound – a link to Heaven. And the […]

The Hidden Life Of Mothers

The Hidden Life Of Mothers

    One of the biggest myths present in our contemporary society is that being a mother is normal, natural and, subsequently, easy. That because of its very commonness, and therefore ordinariness, all women might successfully undertake this role without any relevant experience or education. That this myth fails to recognise the all too common […]

10 Things I've Learned In 10 Years Of Marriage

10 Things I’ve Learned In 10 Years Of Marriage

  On the first day of spring this year, hubby and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. And boy did we celebrate in style, he was exhausted after working a hectic week and I was laid low with a throat infection. We had homemade pumpkin soup for dinner as it was one, a Friday and […]

You Should Be On Team Raoul

You Should Be On Team Raoul

  The Phantom of the Opera is one of those beautifully atmospheric novels, and musicals, that enthrals audiences all over the world. I confess to loving it myself – I’ve read the book more times than I can count and watched the musical, the Emmy Rossum and Gerard Butler version, several times. Recently I stumbled […]

Father's Day Freebies

Father’s Day Freebies

  Father’s Day rolls around every year and I’m scratching my head for ideas as to what to get hubby this year, I mean, aside from the socks and chocolate that is! Considering the amount of time hubby has to spend on the computer and his smart phone for work I decided that designing a wallpaper […]

Supernatural Heroes

Supernatural Heroes

  There is a certain type of magnetism that pulls little boys towards fictional superheroes. As the mother of 3 boys (and 2 girls) I know this all too well! Certainly, there is little wrong in wanting to be a hero and save the day – nobody in my house actually enjoys playing the villain […]

Jesus We’re Here And We Love You

Jesus We’re Here And We Love You

  To say we struggled with the services over Easter this year is something of an understatement. And Good Friday proved to be too much altogether. To begin with, the cathedral was packed and our family of seven ended up being divided into two pews one behind the other which of course, Masters 3 and […]

Don’t Wait, Lead!

Don’t Wait, Lead!

  I have been devouring The Benedict Option by Rob Dreher (which, if you haven’t heard of yet you need to google it now and order a copy, I’m just saying) and whilst I am really loving the content there is something that’s bugging me. I mean, this guy has taken the time to research […]

The Sanguine And The Melancholic

The Sanguine And The Melancholic

The Four Temperaments: Sanguine You tend to be someone who is lively, sociable and carefree. You tend to make friends easily and view life with optimism. You have a creative and imaginative side. You are usually flexible but also flighty. Choleric You are definitely extroverted! You may often be excitable, impulsive and at times restless. […]

Falling Short Of Perfect

Falling Short Of Perfect

   Over the course of the past two weeks I’ve missed two events at my children’s school that I wanted to attend. Unfortunately, as much as I admire the children’s school for so many reasons, one of its weaknesses has been the communication with parents and what’s happening around the school. Having said this, they have made […]