Poor me? Erm…?!

  So yesterday I was out for a walk on the High Street with the kids, on our way to the parkand as a bid to get some fresh air. We all, especially The Boy, needed to burn off some energy, so I had strapped Mini One to my back in the sling and was…

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Growing pains and grace gains.

  So it’s been a while. I have missed you. We are now five, have been since the end of last year, and are getting more and more used to life as an expanded family. Our Daughter (O) is growing fast and we are discovering more of her personality daily – she is funny, determined,…

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Dad.

It’s Father’s Day and I am hugely grateful for my Dad, who has been a massive encouragement to me over my life, especially growing up. His attitude (and my Mum’s too, just to be clear) towards us was always that we should pursue our dreams, be the best we could be and trust that God…

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Date Night Ideas When At Home With The Tots

If you are like us- don’t have tons of expendable cash, work several evenings and have small children (we currently have two, aged two and one, and a third in the oven)– then you’ll know the challenges¬†of setting aside regular quality time to spend with your spouse. Either you have the bedtime routine down, but…

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Man of my life.

My husband is utterly wonderful. I have been blessed with the kindest, godliest, most loving man I could have asked for. Today I hit a bit of a wall- I ran out of energy, patience, emotional stability (although thankfully this only manifested in a bit of a weepy phone call and a voice slightly raised…

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“So you’re just going to have fifteen children then are you?!?!?”

I hear this sort of a comment from many people, particularly Christians, when they hear that my husband and I don’t use contraception. Usually it’s accompanied by an incredulous and pitiful look, strongly implying that we must be imbeciles/weirdos/out of date catholics/uneducated (pick your favourite),¬† followed by the comment that we obviously won’t be able…

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