I’m sorry to bring another ordinary moment off the back of sad news.  But with yet more tragic news this week, it’s with a heavy heart that I realise just how lucky I am to still have my my fabulous husband and gorgeous little girl when I wake up in the mornings.

cherish ordinary moment

My post last week was about changing things, but it’s not enough to just change things.  I need to cherish and realise what I have doesn’t come with a lifetime guarantee.  I’m lucky for each and every day I get with my little family and I need to remember this more.

I’m thankful for this link up from Katie at Mummy Daddy Me for getting me into the habit of documenting our ordinary moments.   It’s a step recognising them and being able to cherishing them in future times.

The world is truly a cruel place, filled with sadness at times. It’s sad that it takes great tragedy to make you take stock of how lucky you are, but I now really know and I will never forget it.

This post is dedicated to someone I was lucky enough to grow up with.  At 32, he leaves behind a gorgeous wife and 3 year old son.  Taken too soon and well loved by all whose life he touched.



  1. I think it’s so easy to get caught up in the mundanity of life sometimes, just with life and worrying about money, or tidying the house, or paying the bills, or when the kids get on your nerves. But something that I am always aware of is the fragility of life, sometimes I forget it and then a tragedy will make you realise it again. Life is short, and can be cruel and I think you are all too aware of that when you are a parent. I look at those little smiles and realise often that in reality NOTHING else matters. A beautiful post and I am sorry for the loss of someone close to you. xx
    Katie @mummydaddyme recently posted…{The Ordinary Moments 14} #34 ‘Friendship’My Profile

  2. Life at the Little Wood Reply

    Oh my sweet, i am so sorry for your loss. It brings it home all the more when it is someone our age, and in a similar stage of life, doesn’t it? So sad. I will give my kiddos an extra squeeze tonight after reading this! Chin up little one. Thinking of you! Xx #theordinarymoments

Write A Comment

CommentLuv badge

Pin It

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers: