Monthly Archives:: October 2015

17 October – HRH Duke of Cambridge

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“What my mother recognised back then – and what I understand now – is that grief is the most painful experience that any child or parent can endure.” HRH the Duke of Cambridge speaking this week as Patron of child bereavement UK 2016 will be the year that we start to work more with our…

16 October – Children

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Children are ‪#‎amazing‬….. Isaac makes me smile every day .. and every day I am thankful to have him in my life ….. My LOVE is different after loss …… and I now know that’s normal …… Wanted to share this with you from earlier in the week….. ‪#‎gigglechops‬ So I sat Isaac down last…

14 October – This week

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This made me giggle this week………. ” Yes I will be working out of the lodge that day… with our garden designer, a seamstress, a healer and an actress” How varied my job is … LOVE IT !!! no 2 days ever the same ….. Working hand in hand with my Angel Son, I am…

12 October – Support

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On Saturday we hosted 2 of our families for a sausage brekkie. Painting for Dads and reflexology for mums…… This post is for the 2 angels that joined Erin recently, and for their heartbroken parents, whose lives have been torn apart by loss….. It is also for the lovely Mum that confided in us at…

11 October – Weekend

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A truly wonderful weekend Thank you to all that travelled far and wide. To all that celebrated “the lodge at Reuben’s” and to all that contributed THANK YOU for being a part of Reuben’s journey xxxx A big Reuben high 5 to our fabulous support team 👼🏼😘

10 October – Manchester Weekly News

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Sharing our column with you ….. “Manchester weekly news” serving homes across Tameside and beyond……. Here are some of the words shared with us after visiting the retreat last week. “Went today to the open day truly amazing had to fight back the tears , touched my heart from the minute I walked through the…

9 October – Poem

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I started my Friday blog and before I knew it words were starting to rhyme, so here goes…. “no tear alert required” what makes you you? what makes me me? what happens when we leave this world? what can we see? there’s only one of you and you and only one of me created by…

8 October – Bye bye Car

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Nothing lasts forever ….. And that goes for my Mummy wheels too. Today I bid my little car a “goodbye” the car that I bought with my redundancy from my travel when Isaac was 4 months old. The car that took us to baby swim and then hosted my return to work. The car that…

7 October – Granada Reports

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More filming today with our fabulous supporters at Granada reports. Highlighting our phase 1 finish, future plans and our work to date. Thank you Victoria, Mike & Adam for your incredible support. And thank you to our lovely Katy for your wonderful input too Will let you know when it’s on. Come have a sneak…

6 October – Birdies

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Reuben LOVED “Birdies” … once at breakfast in our conservatory he shouted birdies really loud and made us all jump .. he then giggled his head off when we all looked …. the reason he giggled was because … there were no “birdies” Reuben’s Retreat will have lots of birdies for Reuben, his Angel friends…