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Baby Loss Motherhood

How many children do I have?

A scan photograph of a baby with the title "how many children do I have?" - Mrs H's favourite things

How many children do I have? This is a question that has been weighing on my mind. In truth, I don't think that there is an answer that makes sense. And I wonder if that really matters. However, it still weighs on my mind. And I wanted to share my feelings in the hope that it might help someone else who is struggling with the same question.…

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Motherhood

A perfect Mother’s Day – My Captured Moment

A black and white photograph of a mother and her young daughter on a swing in the middle of a wood - with the title "A perfect Mother's Day" - Mrs H's favourite things

Last week, I celebrated my third Mother's Day. Having suffered from recurrent miscarriages, I know how blessed I am to celebrate this day at all. Having children is much harder than it looks. Not the process of child rearing (although that has its good and bad days) but the process of creating, making and baking a baby. That is why I never take my family for granted and I am so grateful that they are a part of my life. And this year's…

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Thoughts & Inspiration

Goodbye 2015

Happy New Year, dear readers. I hope you all celebrated New Year's Eve in style. We had a very quiet night in. Mr H and I celebrated by eating steak and chips and by playing lots of Wii and board games. It was very low key but it was lovely to spend the evening with my wonderful husband. It is now 2nd January 2016 and it is about time that I did a little review of 2015. 2015 was an odd year. It wasn't…

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Finding Happiness

My Captured Moment – My Eight Pictures Of Happiness

I have seen a number of bloggers share their eight photographs of happiness. These posts are lovely and I find the happiness in them contagious. They share memories of days filled with joy or photographs of loved ones. With that in mind, I decided that this week's My Captured Moment would be eight captured moments. These are the moments that I always want to remember. They are times I treasure. And they are photographs that always bring a smile to my…

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Finding Happiness

Because I’m Happy – Week 1

A baby girl lying in her cot wearing a sleeping suit and smiling_with the title "Because I'm happy..."_Mrs H's favourite things

"Because I'm happy...clap along if you know what happiness is to you...." Listening to this line made me realise that happiness isn't always easy to come by. Sometimes you have to work hard at creating your happiness. Or at least, you need to make an effort to see that every day contains moments of happiness. Even if they are fleeting.…

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Motherhood

My Captured Moment – Friends

I'm joining in with the gorgeous Heledd over at Running in Lavender and her new linky, My Captured Moment. The idea is simply to share photographs that have captured a special moment in time. Pictures that you treasure and want to remember.…

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Finding Happiness

Happy Days #1

One of my main aims for this year is to spend more time being happy. I know that isn’t always possible. We all have bad days. But even when life isn’t perfect there are happy moments. I need to recognise these and be grateful for them. …

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Thoughts & Inspiration

The New Year Tag

Last week the lovely Amy at Everything Mummy tagged me in The New Year Tag. I plan to write a more detailed review of 2014 but I always love taking part in these tags. So here are my answers:…

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