Tick Tock Stop the clock

Tomorrow our baby D turns 1. That year flew by quicker than a hungry cheetah chasing a Zebra! Time is a funny thing. It’s different for us now. We don’t view time like most. Time is a tough pill to swallow. We […]

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Tesco Every Little Helps!

Just when we needed something, anything to look forward to, it was there. It had been a month since Ethans diagnosis. If I am being totally honest, I think in that first month, I tried my best to ignore it. I refused […]

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It’s all about me!!!!!!!!

Life in our house can be hectic to say the least. Somedays I can have up to two of my ‘mini me’s’ in the toilet with me at any given time. I have learned how to wee holding the baby in one […]

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MASS!

We laugh. Despite everything we live with, we laugh. Mass is not something we attend regularly. It’s not that we don’t believe in God; we do. We only go when we MUST go. Mass is no easy place to sit with any […]

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Lost in translation

I have a son who deserves more than I give him. He gives me so much while I struggle to spend time with him. He is a big part of the laughter in our home. He is the live wire. He is […]

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MY SON

Looking back now, I can pinpoint the exact moment I knew I was strong enough to be Ethan’s mammy. I remember going to my brothers flat after our visit with the doctor. I just sat and cried. He didn’t know what to […]

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Silence…the day MY music died

Can you hear the silence? It is so very loud. I remember that deafening silence, so very well. The doctor had just left the room. He did excuse himself, I remember that, but I’ve no idea why he left the room. We […]

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The things our kids say!!!!

His tiny hand slid into mine. His whole body toppled to one side as we strolled across the road. He stopped short of the footpath,looking up at me and then down at the path. It was a high kerb, but not too […]

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Welcome to the mad mad house

I live in a mad house. I do. I can honestly tell you that it is true, I live in an actual mad house. Well , at least I believe I do… At any given point, on any given day , you […]

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No alarm clock needed!

I am woken the same way every single morning, in fact, I have been woken this way for nearly eleven years. Yes, yes, it has varied over the years but it has the same basic components; a certain, unmistakeable ‘aroma’ fills my […]

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