It’s all too easy to focus on the negative things going on around you so I am loving this linky I have just been introduced to. Each night, I am going to jot down what made me happy that day, whether it be a small ordinary moment or a big one. The idea of Happy Days is to make the most of each day, no matter what you’ve been up to, and to find happiness in every day. To share the little moments that have brought me joy. 

Happy days #1

  • Early morning walks, Lucas has been getting up at about 5.30 for the past 2 or 3 weeks. We’ve been watching a couple of episodes of Postman Pat before getting dressed at going for a walk. The walk tends to end up with us having breakfast at my Mums house at 7am. My brother is moving out in a couple of weeks so although I’m sure he doesn’t appreciate our early morning visits, Lucas loves seeing them all in the morning before they go to work and it is nice to see him before he flies the nest.
  • Lucas’ reaction in the morning, as mentioned above we are up ridiculously early but how can I complain when Lucas stands up on the bed, looks out of the window and shouts ‘Yer’ with a big grin, so happy and excited for a new day.
  • Nashville, the new series of Nahville is on. I’ve got it on series record to watch when I get chance. Love it.
  • We met my friend and her daughter who is a couple of months older than Lucas. They are adorable together hugging and following eachother around the park.
  • Spending time with my Grandparents, we’ve had a couple of sunny days so we spent some time relaxing in their garden.
  • Spending time with D, we live together, we have a child together but it’s not often we have proper time together. We both usually have work to do that we wait for when Lucas is in bed so we spend time with him and then forget about our time. This week we had a evening of no laptops and iPads and spent time just the 2 of us x

 

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15 Comments on Happy Days #1

  1. Jess Powell (Babi a Fi)
    September 11, 2016 at 5:49 pm (1 year ago)

    Aw, that photo is so cute! I know what you mean about actually getting to spend time together too – even when I see my partner all day I don’t feel like we’ve actually spent any *quality* time at all usually! x #happydays

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  2. RachelSwirl
    September 12, 2016 at 11:08 pm (1 year ago)

    such a lovely photo and it sounds like you have been having some splendid times.

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  3. Tammymum
    September 14, 2016 at 6:39 am (1 year ago)

    This is a brilliant idea! Good on you for a 5.30 start into a positive! Spending time with the grandparents is definitely one for the happy list in my book as is time with the OH it’s crazy how much time we don’t actually spend with them despite being with them so much! Thank you for linking wig #familyfun. I hope you can come back again next week xx

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  4. Katy - Hot Pink Wellingtons
    September 14, 2016 at 2:21 pm (1 year ago)

    We have also been ‘enjoying’ 5.30 wakeups and a bit of Postman Pat in bed! It’s hard not to at least be a little bit charmed when they’re so excited to start their day (even if I am groaning inside and trying to turn over so he thinks I’m still asleep!) #FamilyFun

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  5. chocolateandwineandillbefine
    September 16, 2016 at 9:54 am (1 year ago)

    This is such a brilliant idea! Well done you being so enthusiastic about a 5.30am wake up – but it must be hard to resist such excitement! I love that you go for an early morning walk, what a lovely way to start the day. It must be so refreshing! #familyfun

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  6. Karen : TwoTinyHands
    September 16, 2016 at 11:58 am (1 year ago)

    ahhh I love happydays, its always nice to see the positives in things, I love how you are enjoying 5.30 wake ups and joining your mum for breakfast so early in the morning. That’s really special things to remember. Thanks for linking up to #FamilyFun

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  7. Jenny
    September 16, 2016 at 2:39 pm (1 year ago)

    Aww this is a very sweet post! I know I’ve said it before on your FB page but I really love his little chubby cheeks! x

    #FamilyFun

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  8. Sian QuiteFranklySheSaid
    September 17, 2016 at 9:30 pm (1 year ago)

    I so understand what you mean about not getting time together! It’s something ian and I really have to work at. Thanks for linking up to #HappyDaysLinky x

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  9. MELANIE EDJOURIAN
    September 18, 2016 at 7:15 pm (1 year ago)

    What a cutie. It’s great you get to have breakfast with your mum each morning, lovely for thelittle one to spend time with a grandparent.

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  10. Baby Isabella
    September 18, 2016 at 9:27 pm (1 year ago)

    It’s always nice spending time with the Grandparents. I spent the whole weekend with mine! A lovely list!

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  11. Jemma
    September 19, 2016 at 12:34 pm (1 year ago)

    So true that it’s easy to focus on the negatives. I think posts like this are great to remind us about all the great things that we have in our lives.

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  12. A Mum Track Mind
    September 19, 2016 at 6:39 pm (1 year ago)

    What a lovely, positive post. I just love seeing my baba’s little face light up when I go in to her first thing in the morning too! Thanks for linking up to #fortheloveofBLOG

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  13. Annie B
    September 19, 2016 at 7:30 pm (1 year ago)

    Love this. Nashville makes me super happy too… although the new series has been rather intense!!

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    • Jenni
      September 20, 2016 at 6:36 am (1 year ago)

      It’s really intense at the moment, still love it x

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  14. Jade Spall
    September 25, 2016 at 10:39 am (1 year ago)

    This is a lovely idea, it means at the end of the day you can reflect on all the positivity in your life. Your little boy is so sweet aswell. Glad you are keeping happy and positive XX

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