#LivingArrows – Celebrating Success 28/52 (2019)

It’s been a week of celebration for the family, Paul and I became an Auntie and Uncle again following the birth of our beautiful new niece. I cannot wait to meet her!

Meanwhile the kids celebrated their academic success at their recent presentation ceremony where E scooped a teachers award! J meanwhile picked up a well-deserved book prize for his fantastic progress. It was awesome to watch both J & E take to the stage to collect their medals, books, and certificates. Though being the emotionally mushy, proud parent that I am, I couldn’t help but shed a tear or two…

I really wish I could hold back the waterworks at times like these.…

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The Siblings Project – July 2019

My phone is filled with photos of the kids yet barely any of these seem to be snaps taken together, this is slightly frustrating when it comes to sharing photos for ‘The Sibling Project’. I really ought to insist that the kids stand closer together or pose as a pair but I’m more focused on capturing the moment rather than a posey picture. So here it is – my best attempt or should I say my husbands best attempt at a picture of our little ones and the pooch together whilst out on a walk.

I’m sure that we will have plenty of opportunities throughout the summer holidays to snap some shots of the kids together.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Rest, Relaxation & Weekend Walks

Over the weekend my husband often takes the kids and the dog out on walks, leaving me to catch up on the housework or to take five and enjoy the peace. As much as I love spending time with my family, it’s also healthy to have time out and to spend a little time in your own company now and then.

I love looking through the photos which Paul takes whilst out on his walks, the kids always wear such wide smiles, even the dog looks happier somehow!

I sometimes feel guilty for taking five, as if I should be doing something productive during that time such as cleaning or clearing around the house.…

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Just Call Me Bridget

I swear I think I might be the married version of Bridget Jones. Not only do I write a diary and/or a blog but I also have Bridgets rather curvey (ever so slightly fat) figure and her well-meaning but ultimately clumsy demeanor which results in an endless series of embarrassing moments.

Take this past month for example – I can only compare it to the bloopers from some cheesey sit-com but here it is…

It was sports day, the field was packed with children, parents, and staff. Each race was smooth running, fast-paced and slick. That was until one poor kid found themselves struggling in the sack race.…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Shore Sights 28/52 (2019)

Welcome to this week’s edition of the #MySundaySnapshot blog series, a blog-linky simply to share snapshots which you are more than welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

With less than a week to go before the summer holidays kick start, the kids aren’t alone in getting a little giddy at the concept of a holiday, I too am rather looking forward to some time out. I can’t wait to be able to switch the alarm clock off, throw the lunchboxes into the cupboard and to rule out routine for a while.…

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