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Living Arrows #4

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Living arrows, Lucas concentrating looking down at the table with a bowl of sugar sachets whilst his friend has her back to us

Living Arrows is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”     Lucas and I met up with one of my friends on Friday. We have always lived near to eachother but became […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #2

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Ordinary moments lucas side on smiling whilst holding a toasted tea cake

  Lucas and I went to a local garden centre with my Grandma this week. Every so often, they send me and my Grandma £1 vouchers to spend there. We are suckers for vouchers. It is a good ploy to get us there to spend money as it works every time. As it turns out […] Read more…

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Living Arrows #3

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Living arrows. Lucas standing against a wall wearing a stripy knitted hat, grey and black robot print jacket, black nike trainers and marron jeans

Living Arrows is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” Lucas has been quite challenging this week, he certainly knows his own mind. I love this about him, I don’t want him to […] Read more…

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The ordinary moments #1 – Sorting pennies

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Sorting pennies

I’ve decided to join in with The Ordinary Moments linky where I will post a photo each week of something we have done, cooked, played, one of the ordinary moments that don’t tend to be ones you think of but I will love to look back on in the future. This one is Lucas sorting his […] Read more…

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Happy Days #6

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Happy days bloom and wild zara

If you haven’t seen a happy days post before, it is where I focus on the good things that have happened throughout the week instead of getting bogged down by negativity    It has been my birthday, it was my day off work anyway so I had a chilled day with Lucas (he was actually […] Read more…

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Happy Days #5 – Christmas 2016

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Christmas 2016 Living arrows lucas on new years eve wearing an orange sleepsuit, playing with cards

I have really enjoyed spending time with D and Lucas over Christmas. It has given D and Lucas to spend some quality time together. We spent Christmas Day at my Mums and Grandmas with the whole family, I think there are over 20 of us when we get together and Lucas absolutely loves it. He […] Read more…

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Living Arrows #1

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Christmas 2016 Living arrows lucas on new years eve wearing an orange sleepsuit, playing with cards

I’ve been meaning to link up to the Living Arrows project for a while and keep forgetting but I’m hoping this will be one I continue with each week as somewhere to keep photos of Lucas.  Living Arrows is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You […] Read more…

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The (not big or fat) quiz of the year!

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The (not big or fat) quiz of the year!

Alice from Living with a Jude has tagged me to answer a few questions about our year   What was the highlight of 2016?  Seeing Lucas develop, starting to crawl then walk and now beginning to talk   Name one thing you are most likely to remember about 2016 if asked in five years time?  […] Read more…

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The Little One Tag

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The little one tag

I have been nominated by The Lifestyle Mum to answer some questions about life as a toddler.  What’s the best thing about being nearly 2 years old? Thinking everything is possible and I can do eveything. Seeing the best in everyone   Favourite Toy? At the moment it is between my tea set, Henry hoover, […] Read more…

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