If you could, who would you choose to spend five minutes with?

I saw this picture first on Aoibheanns Pink Tie facebook page . A fabulous charity helping families of children with cancer.  I originally saw it a few weeks ago, but the question it asks has stayed with me. Who would I like to sit with? Would I chose a famous figure from the past? Someone … More If you could, who would you choose to spend five minutes with?

Why? What can I say?

Last night my youngest daughter, asked me through tears, “why him?”. She had been told that, her school friends little brother, was very sick. He is five years old. Over the past ten months, my daughter has also watched another family, live the nightmare of having a very sick child. Thankfully that young boy, who … More Why? What can I say?

One more sleep!

Can you remember being a child, on Christmas Eve? The excitement, the anticipation? The day seemed endless, and the thought of tomorrow, and all it would bring, made it impossible, to sit still, eat or think clearly. Well today is such a day for me. Tomorrow, after an absence of almost three months, my eldest … More One more sleep!

The missing link

A part of me is missing, each and every day. I have tried to “get over it”, and to forget about it, but it is a feeling I cannot dismiss. I am the mother of four children, but one of them is not at home. She is away having a wonderful time, holidaying working in … More The missing link

Please listen Dad.

How sad when a father and daughter, have difficultly communicating. Such is the situation in our home, that my youngest has begged me to write a post, in the hope her Dad will read it. For a number of weeks now, she has tried to speak to him, All manner of methods have been employed, … More Please listen Dad.

“I hope you have the feet of a dancer”. A wish for my daughter before she even existed.

I wonder if anyone else has done this? I have dedicated a special song, to each of my four children. A different song for each one of them. This is the story of my eldest daughter, and how I chose her song. Many years ago, before I had my first child, before my husband appeared … More “I hope you have the feet of a dancer”. A wish for my daughter before she even existed.