A parcel of joy in the post yesterday

When I went to the post office yesterday to post a parcel I collected a couple of parcels that had arrived for us.  One of the parcels was addressed to Granny and Pa Marsh so I was intrigued before opening it. The parcel was from one of our granddaughters in Canberra.  She had made us…

Grannies and grandchildren

There are lots of different names for grandmothers and I chose to be called Granny as my children had called my mum granny.  I think that one of the best aspects of my life at the moment is being a granny.  The joy when you visit your grandchildren and they run towards you with their…

How fortunate we are to have family

The last few weeks it has really hit home to me, even more, the vital role that family plays in my life.  I already appreciated the fact that I have come from a large family and that I am very fortunate to have my husband and three wonderful children but the last week has made me appreciate…

The joys of having grandchildren

As parents we have been blessed as our children have provided us with much joy over the years of their growing up.  We are now at the stage where grandchildren take on that role, not that we don’t still get joy from our children. 🙂 I have been quiet on the blogging front recently as…