Life can change in a split second. The path in front of you just stops. That’s what happened on a Wednesday in July 2001. Just an ordinary day. Mr. Simply Homemade and I were on the couch playing with our eldest girl who had turned 1 a few weeks before hand. The phone rang. It… Continue reading Anne ♥ March 2, 1958-July 20, 2001
My children are all very different, different personalities, different people. That is natural of course and a good thing. One particular area in which their differences are highlighted is in how they address me. My eldest girl progressed from calling us Mammy & Daddy to Mam & Dad, nice and straightforward. Them, along came the… Continue reading Mama, Mommy, Mammy, Mother!!
This is the girl who arrived early one sunny Spring Saturday; captured our hearts, stole our breath. This is the girl who was perfect & small, the smallest of all her brothers and sisters. This is the girl who kept us awake night after night, watching The Hive and Mickey Mouse, because that’s what you do. This… Continue reading This is the Girl