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4 August 2017 – A year of being Mum.

  Happy Birthday sweet Fionn The last time I wrote I was embarking on motherhood to our new born, Fionn. He arrived peacefully into the world, through a home birth, on 4th August 2016.  A sweet boy from the outset … Continue reading

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17th August 2016 – Fionn

I wrote this blog almost as soon as Fionn arrived into the world. It remained incomplete until now, and finally I have some time to write some more now that Fionn has some longer stretches of sleep. Our two wonderful … Continue reading

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28 April 2016 – Barretstown Bereavement Camp

Walking the path I have been transforming at such a rate in the last year that my life is wavering away from a path that I had been walking. It has brought to me a time of unrest and also … Continue reading

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15 February – When I Cannot Hug You On Your Birthday

When I Cannot Hug You On Your Birthday There are moments that can last for days. Where I move into the darkness. Where I can barely function in daily life. Where my heart aches for you to be with me. … Continue reading

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23rd Jan, 2016 – Lasts and Firsts

Excerpt from Christmas 2014, Oisin’s last Christmas:- “We are so grateful to have made it to Christmas with Oisin. He can still talk and show his humour. He can still play with his toys. But Christmas does intensify the pain … Continue reading

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30 Nov 2015 – Summing it up

Barry sent me this photo he took of Cilly and I during a weekend walk in our local area. He wrote on his message to me “this sums up things for me these days.” I knew in that moment it … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4 November – Plushy time again!

Today Cilly wanted to make a dragon fly “plushy”. Here it is! Then later this evening I had a look at what we were doing this time last year. Strangely enough we were also making plushy’s with Maeve, who taught … Continue reading

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