Today is our fourth year wedding anniversary

Who would have thought that this day would come. The day that my husband, Nigel and I got married four years ago. People said we wouldn’t last, but I think it’s fair to say that love has proven those people wrong. We’re still just as much in love now as we were when we first met. We’ve been through a lot together and we’re always there together. Standing with one another. We now have beautiful twin girls who are nearly four years old. It’s amazing to think that four years ago today, they were at our wedding. They hadn’t been… [Read More]

10 Year Anniversary of Mums Death

Today marks the 10 year anniversary of my mums death. I was 18 years old when she passed away from ovarian cancer. She’d been battling cancer for a number of years. I can’t remember exactly how old I was when my parents sat me down to tell my sister and I. I can’t remember how I reacted either. What I can remember is this. The first few years weren’t too bad. Well,  weren’t too bad in terms of having cancer, which as you can imagine is pretty bad. My parents obviously shielded my sister and I from most of the details, but I do… [Read More]

Teaching children about D-Day

If, like me you’re keen to home educate your children, a part of this may involve taking educational trips overseas. Much like schools where children are often taken abroad to Germany or Austria, I think Normandy would be a great trip for school-aged children. It’s easy to teach children about events such as the D-Day landings using text books, the internet and pictures, but how great would it actually be to take your child to the place that it happened? Normandy has so many places you can visit to learn about D-Day. From museums to historic sites such as the… [Read More]