#MySundaySnapshot – A Splendid Saturday 03/52 (2019)

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I woke to a bright and beautiful day; the fields were a luscious green under the glow of the early winter sunshine. Other than a few fluffy, white clouds, blue skies prevailed – this set me into a fabulous mood for what would be a super, sunny Saturday.

Whilst Paul took J for a much-needed haircut, E and I got on with the usual clearing and cleaning around the house.…

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Starting Your Own Cheer Squad

So, you’ve just got to university, and you want to make some new friends. Unfortunately, the teams seem to be geared mostly toward the boys in the uni, and you want to do something unique. Starting a cheerleading squad may not have been on your initial list of things to do when you get to uni, but now you’ve learned some of the rewards you can reap when you choose to be a part of a team. Cheerleading is a team sport, which means that you need to get some tryouts going to audition girls and guys for the team.

Teammates in cheerleading become your second family with the amount of time you spend together.…

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The Siblings Project – January 2020

We are only a fortnight into the spring term and already it feels as if Christmas was a lifetime ago. I don’t know about you but I really miss the twinkly lights, the festive food and that lack of time awareness – it didn’t matter what date, day or time it was – it was simply time enjoyed with family.

With J’s recent operation, the wet weather, and school starting back we haven’t really been out much since the new year. Most of my photos, therefore, have been taken in and around the house, I must appear to be a hermit but it’s just how things have had to be of late.…

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#LivingArrows – Happy Handwriting & Comic Creation 02/52 (2020)

Following what has felt like the most stressful fortnight of my life, the Doctor has now confirmed that our little man is finally ready to return to school. I can’t tell you how relieved I am to see him back to himself; hogging the television remote, cracking jokes and creating comics.

His school bag is now packed and we are more than ready to return to ‘the regular routine’. It’s been bizarre going out without him each day, I suppose it’s how it’ll be once he moves up to secondary school but for the time being, I feel far happier having him with me than without.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Chemical Warf-Hair & Rainy Day Play

From an outside perspective, I’m sure that our house appears to be clean, tidy and well-organised but let me assure you that this weekend has felt far from it.

Whilst getting the kids dressed and sorted for what I was hoping was to be a stress-free, smooth-running Saturday, I discovered that we had acquired unwanted visitors. From that point on it was all-out-chemical-warfare (or should I say warf-hair?) as I smothered us all in large doses of Hedrin, a greasy formula which claims to kill headlice.

Given that my hair looked as if I’d dunked it in chip fat and was to stay in that state for a further eight hours, I had no other option than to stay indoors and to crack on with the cleaning.…

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