It's time for another A-Z Taking Stock post. I always enjoy these prompts and not thinking too much about the answers, usually going with the first thing that pops into my head. Find out what's been happening.
A time for celebrating – Dottie turns 2!
Dottie turns 2! Not quite the celebration we expected but all is well now. The days are long but the years are short #lifethisweek
Always look on the pink side of life #SundayStills
Here's an update on my prematurely born granddaughter Dottie for #SundayStills with pink as the theme. When she was a few weeks old she had a pink octopus!
Shout Out Saturday #16 – Celebrating Premature babies, Flowers and Art
Shout out Saturday is a place for you to share something or someone.This week it's all about World Prematurity Day, a new business in town, flowers and art. Who gets your shout out today?
Walk for Prems 2020, or in my case, Ride for Prems. Be kind and generous – always!
This year the 11th Annual Walk for Prems had to go virtual and I changed it up even more by riding my bike instead of walking! Read on to see what this great cause is all about 🙂
Shout Out Saturday#5 – Do you have something to share??
Shout out Saturday is a place for you to share your favourite posts, best blogging buddies, good news stories or something you've read. This week we have NICU Awareness Month, Father's Day and Walk for Prems. Hope you can join in.
Hip hip hooray, it’s Dottie’s first birthday!
Dottie turns 1! Can you believe it? A grandmother's reflection on the year and Dottie's progress after being born prematurely at 25 weeks.
Making a book versus writing a book – is there a difference?
Does making your own book mean that it's a real book?
‘They already knew what I was thinking and feeling; they were me’ – Melanie’s story | Bliss
I happen to think my daughter is a wonder woman! Here are her thoughts on making friends with other mothers in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) as shared with Bliss UK. I'm so proud!
Friday’s 3 questions and some more F words
Another Friday rolls around - so it's time for 3 questions and some F words. How would you sum up your week?
Three questions on Friday #5 – what’s your F word this week?
What's a good F word to describe your week? It's time for Friday's 3 questions and get ready for some Dottie spam 🙂
Three questions on Friday #4 – insert your own F word!
It's Friday and you can insert your own F word to describe your week! Three questions answered. How would you respond?
Three questions on Friday #3 – simple and complex all at once
It's Friday again, and time for three simple, yet complex, questions. How would you answer?
Three questions on a Friday #2
Three simple questions for you on another fun-filled Friday. How would you answer them? It's not as easy as it seems and makes you stop and think!
Three questions on a Fabulous Friday
Three questions for you on this fabulous Friday.
The Power of a Pink Octopus
Do you know the power of a pink octopus? I didn't know how important a crocheted octopus could be to a premature baby until just recently.
Dottie and the Wombat
As I flew across the world to meet my newest and tiniest baby granddaughter, I wrote this story for her. She was born at 25 weeks and was called Wombat before she became Dottie. Enjoy!
Life is rough so you gotta be tough! Some thoughts from a Globetrotting Granny
I'm a Globetrotting Granny - here are some random thoughts from my recent month away. I'm easing my way back into blogging.
Come driving with me – it’s a long way from Tumbarumba to Southmead’s NICU!
Taking on new challenges, like driving in city traffic, is just one of my newly acquired skills. Learning about life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has been a real education.
Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart – why I’m taking a blogging break
Read why I’m taking a blogging break - it’s all about family! I’ll be back soon 😊