Happy birthday, 17 year old son!
Oct20

Happy birthday, 17 year old son!

Happy 17th birthday to my beautiful boy. It’s been quite a year for you, as it has been for all of us. This time last year, we were looking forward to your GCSEs, your dream rugby tour and lots of athletics, following your recovery from a fractured pelvis. Well the GCSE exams got cancelled, as did the athletics competitions. And the dream rugby tour remained only a dream – initially postponed until 2021, but then cancelled...

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Happy birthday, 16 year old boy!
Oct21

Happy birthday, 16 year old boy!

So my younger son, my beautiful big boy, is 16 years old. He was born four days late – a big, grey baby, who was slow to start breathing. He frightened the life out of my husband. I was a bit too dazed from the birth to really realise what was happening. But he was breathing before we knew it. I had a second son! My son was always a big boy – nearly as big as his brother who is more than two years older – and always...

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