From the day she was born, Eva has always been the easiest baby. She slept through the night from just a few weeks old, she weaned herself over night and teethed without the smallest amount of fuss. She looked positively…

Funerals are just the worst. And that’s the understatement of the year. But funerals for those who are lost too soon are just so tragic. And today I watched one of my oldest and best friends say goodbye to her…

My children have taught me so much. They’ve taught me such wonderful things – the joys of being a mummy and about unconditional love. And then they’ve taught me the other things, the things that I was totally unprepared for,…

Sat here this afternoon watching my girls play, I couldn’t help but feel a tiny bit jealous. Not just because of their big blue eyes, which I would swap for my boring brown ones in an instant, or of their…

I am very aware that there are people following my blog who don’t know my story, who have perhaps stumbled across it through a friend of a friend, via Facebook or Twitter, and for whom my family and I are…

There were days, especially in the beginning, when I used to wonder how we would ever survive. I spent the last decade hoping for another brother or sister for Lewis and for three consecutive years we were blessed with Eva,…