#TheOrdinaryMoments – Muppet Moments

Despite having cupboards filled to the rafters with DVDs, my kids insist that they require streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, and as of last week – Disney Plus. We already dish out for a TV license and Sky yet apparently that’s not enough…

So what’s a busy, working Mum to do? Well, I’m obviously soft in the head as I caved and agreed to sign up for a six-month subscription to Disney Plus. I’ve apparently made the right decision as the kids are super happy that they can now access their daily dose of muppet madness, that and endless shows and movies (most of which are in the aforementioned DVD cupboard).…

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#MySundaySnapshot – Let’s Find Normality In Nature 37/52 (2020)

Welcome to this week’s #MySundaySnapshot post, which is part of a snap-sharing-blog-linky series that you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part.

It’s been another busy week following what felt like a rather rude return to routine, thankfully though things seem to be pretty smooth sailing so far, though I’m still paranoid about problems with the pandemic.

Though I try my best to stay calm and to keep my cool, nothing is even nearly normal about the situation we are all in right now. I dream of the time when sanitiser and masks are no longer required, a time when we can flock without fear and live without lockdowns.…

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Dazzling Divination With The Rainbow Heart Tarot

Designed by Rachel Rosenkoetter, The Rainbow Heart Tarot is a brand-new bright, bold, and beautifully hand-painted, 78 card, indie tarot deck recently released in August 2020.

Rachel Rosenkoetter

Based in Portland, Oregan, Rachel Rosenkoetter is a visual artist she explores the concepts of mysticism and the states of being throughout her work and has received a BFA in Painting from The Missouri State University and an MRA in Visual Studies from The Pacific Northwest College of Art. Rachel is a founding member of Killjoy Collective and the creator of the Rainbow Heart Tarot.

Packaging & Presentation

The Rainbow Heart Tarot arrives in a wonderfully pretty purple, scratch-resistant, sturdy cardboard box featuring a sacred heart surrounded by images relating to each of the traditional tarot suits. …

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A Guide To Reducing Parenting Anxiety

Having anxiety as a parent is pretty ‘normal’ – but your reason for having it and how you deal with it can make a big difference to how you cope with feeling this way. You shouldn’t be in a constant state of panic about raising your kids, or comparing how you raise yours to how somebody else is raising theirs.

Here, we’ll talk you through reducing your parenting anxiety so you can end the cycle and begin enjoying these years:

Stop Comparing Yourself To Other Parents

Start by refusing to compare yourself to other parents. This can be tough, but it’s a must if you’re going to overcome this anxiety once and for all.…

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#LivingArrows – Back To School 36/52 (2020)

Though I usually share two photos as part of the #LivingArrows series, this week I’ve chosen to share just one – the annual obligatory ‘back to school’ snapshot which I captured the night before the chaos commenced.

Though we’ve been back for almost a week now, it still all feels so new as J is now at secondary school, E is now a junior, Paul now has a new role as manager and I have started working somewhere new in a completely new role which feels ever so slightly alien at present.

Though it’ll take time, I’m sure that we will eventually grow accustomed to the new positions, places, and the return to a routine but it’s not easy, especially not with all the ‘new but not so normal’ measures.…

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