Date: 26 Jan 2015 7:21 pm Title: Chapter 1
Thanks, have relly enjoyed this. Glad it had a happy ending.
Date: 26 Jan 2015 7:18 am Title: Chapter 19
A lovely end to Stephen's first year- thanks for the story, Vick- I really enjoyed it. Hoping to see some more before too long!
Date: 26 Jan 2015 4:17 am Title: Chapter 1
Good there is such a happy ending to this section. I have really loved reading this every Sunday and hope it is not too long before we get some more. Thank you!
Date: 25 Jan 2015 10:33 pm Title: Chapter 19
A very satisfactory ending all round. Clearly Stephen is thriving, and Jo's own health is improving steadily, too. I really like Jack's:
"Life is going to continue to improve, I'm sure of it....." I do hope that he is right and that "all will be well and all manner of things will be well" for them all.
Thanks, Vick - will there be more in this saga in due course? I reallly do enjoy it.
Date: 18 Jan 2015 10:46 pm Title: Chapter 18
Pleased Jo is taking responsibility for herself and that Stephen has settled. Jem and Jack were sensible and caring as well. Hope Anna enjoyed a quieter time as well, with Jo resting and Stephen away.
Thanks for the update Vicky
Date: 18 Jan 2015 9:57 pm Title: Chapter 18
Lovely seeing them all getting closer and Jem explains that very well.
"Being open and honest when you do feel tired shows that you’re taking control over your illness and admitting that, occasionally, you need a break from everything isn’t an admission of defeat." - a very hard thing to learn with any form of chronic illness, and glad Jem has the insight to be able to explain it to Jo. Thanks. But NO thanks to being the penultimate post !!!
Date: 15 Jan 2015 7:27 pm Title: Chapter 17
Poor Jo- she must be exhausted. Good to finally see her admitting she's tired and that it would be a good idea for her to spend some time in bed though, rather than getting to a point where she has to be ordered to by Jem or Jack.
Date: 12 Jan 2015 4:05 pm Title: Chapter 17
So glad Jack is back home and able to look after Jo. She will be able to rest and recover now I don't post many reviews,but I am very much enjoying this story. It's great to login on a Sunday evening and find another chapter - thank you!
Date: 12 Jan 2015 4:41 am Title: Chapter 17
Just to add to my last review - I was forgetting that Aillie was still so young. It was more than likely that Madge would not have been able to help much before. I suppose, too, it is "Jo's Challenge" and too much help unless really necessary would stop it from being so.
Love these Vick.
Date: 12 Jan 2015 2:07 am Title: Chapter 17
Loved that Jo got through this and the first days Jack was back without collapsing. I particularly like Jem in this but a bit surprised Madge not offering a bit more help.
Date: 12 Jan 2015 12:44 am Title: Chapter 17
Lovely seeing Jack and Jo together, working as a team rather than Jo behaving a bit like his child, and glad he's been able to identify Stepen's needs and that Jo will be too tired to be able to get him back into routine. Like Jem and Jack here too, Jem not letting Jack know when he is due back etc, and giving him Jo to look after in effect so he stays at home. Thank you :-)
Date: 11 Jan 2015 10:24 pm Title: Chapter 17
Thank you Vicky.
As someone trained in late twentieth century child care I think what a inappropriate thing to do, sending Stephen off when he is still clinging and under the weather, but it was thought to be good practice in the twenties and thirties. At least he has stayed with Madge before and he will have play mates he knows.
I think Jack offering to go to bed wit Jo for the day is a lovely idea.
Date: 07 Jan 2015 8:12 pm Title: Chapter 16
Good that Jem is still on hand to help out- everyone else is dropping fast, and it will be hard for Madge to help out with a little baby.