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Primary School Offer Day

In an ideal world I'd have been one of those nervous parents waiting to find out what school my boy had gotten in to. In an ideal world he'd have been accepted to the primary school where I work! In an ideal world I'd already have his uniform, or parts of it in preparation and… Continue reading Primary School Offer Day

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Always One Missing

Wow, as always, the final few days of March were horrendous. I have said for a while now that for me, the build up to an anniversary is always harder than the day. This has been the case for all of Jason's birthdays. I find the days leading to his birth/death hit me far harder… Continue reading Always One Missing

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Goodbye February

Goodbye February, this month has been a mixed month. I started off feeling very low and depressed and finished the month off feeling grateful and full of love. As a family we have made so many memories and spent a whole week together having lots of fun. With the end of February comes March, a… Continue reading Goodbye February

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Gone Too Soon

Not a day goes by That I don't think of youI'm always asking why This crazy world had to loseSuch a ray of light we never knowGone too soon Whenever I use the laptop to do some blogging I always find myself listening to the same songs. Sad songs. Ones that make me think about… Continue reading Gone Too Soon

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BLAW 2018

Wow what a whirlwind week of emotions it has been. It has been amazing to see so many people raising awareness as much as they possibly can, especially when some of those people are ones who have supported me and welcomed me talking about Jason. This week there has been so much discussion around baby… Continue reading BLAW 2018

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World Down Syndrome Day

Happy WDSD to you all. For those who dont know World Down Syndrome day happens on 21st March every year. This is because of the triplication of the 21st chromosome in a person with DS. DS is very important to me. I am lucky enough to have a younger brother who has DS and I… Continue reading World Down Syndrome Day

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PAL Awareness

This week is PAL Awareness week and i have been taking part in their instagram photo challenge via my personal account. Although I have found it comforting doing something that links both my babies it has made me think so much about how little I knew about pregnancy after loss, I was extremely naive.  Right… Continue reading PAL Awareness

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Miles In Memory Update:

As of 15th October Team Jason has walked or cycled at least 340 miles and we are still going strong! Well everyone except me (I'm struggling with getting a mile in at the moment!) We have managed to raise £225 for Aching Arms which is equal to 22 and a half Aching Arms bear! I… Continue reading Miles In Memory Update: