My story- Trustee Lil

It’s over 12 years since I first found out I was pregnant. I have to admit it wasn’t planned. We’d only been married 5 months and were settling into life as a married couple. It was January and I suddenly realised I couldn’t remember my last period. I still remember it vividly. It was a […]

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Love shopping? So do we!

Do you love shopping? Well now you can shop and raise money for Friends of Serenity at the same time! Here at Friends of Serenity we have signed up to both Amazon Smile and Give as you Live. Give as you live is a simple way to raise money for the charity. It is free to […]

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Archived – Toms Many Silly Adventures

One of our wonderful and inspirational fundraisers Tom Owens “A few months ago I decided to try and challenge myself to get out and about and actually start to do some of those things that I always said I would, but never got around to doing. Well these are the fruits of my labours, I […]

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What does it REALLY feel like?

‘Forgive me for asking, but what does it REALLY feel like, being a mum to a child who has passed away?’ To some, a heartless and thoughtless question. To me, a welcome one. Being a mum to a child who has gained their angel wings too soon is the most bittersweet ‘job’ to have. As […]

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After Otis- The first day at big school

Dear Otis, It has only been 3 months and already, I think of how different my future is going to be compared to what I expected. I think about how I’m going to be alone on the days Cora and Maisie are in school, instead of being at home snuggling and nursing a 3 month […]

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I know him

One of the most difficult things to come to terms with, for me, when you become the parent to a child born still is the thought of guilt that you do not know your child. Every single child forms their personality in the womb, I completely believe that. I know, as their mum, how different […]

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After Otis

We saw it. We saw your teeny flickering heartbeat for the first time at 7 weeks gestation. There and then we spoke about your future. We talked about who you would become. We questioned whether you’d be a bouncing boy or a girly girl. We spoke of how you’d be intelligent like your sisters. We […]

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Tommy Turbo and Elaine Kick Ass Keenan cycle from Blackpool to Burnley

Thomas Inckle, aka Turbo Tommy, is 9 years old and loves cycling. (Article from 2br radio) This weekend he’ll take part in a bike ride from Blackpool to Burnley General Hospital in aid of ‘Friends of Serenity’. The charity, based in Darwen, raise awareness of still birth and are currently raising funds for a new scan […]

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Serenity Shop comes to Barnoldswick

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Louise and Justine’s Chester Marathon Attempt in memory of Arabella Zoe‏

Louise Hyde 45 and her fantastic friend Justine Wilkinson 42 both from Blackburn are going to run, walk and perhaps even crawl the Chester Marathon on the 5th October 2014 in memory of Louise’s beautiful granddaughter Arabella Zoe that was born on the 22nd June 2014 at 21 weeks. Arabella devastatingly fell asleep shortly after […]

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