#LivingArrows – School Starts & Applications 36/52 (2019)

The kids are now back to school and back to the regular routine. It’s been less than a week but already summer feels like it was a million years ago.

J is now in the final year of primary school, I cannot believe how fast time has flown! He’s grown into such an amazing young man; he’s independent, responsible, helpful and caring, I couldn’t be a prouder parent.

Given that he’s now double digits, I’ve finally loosed the leash and allowed him to walk home from school with friends, it’s a twenty-thirty minute walk along a busy road but I trust him to be sensible and to stay safe.…

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#LivingArrows – Growing Up Far Too Fast 35/52 (2019)

I was flicking through my photos of the kids earlier today and came across these two shots snapped over the summer.  I suddenly realised how much the kids have shot up; our little lady no longer looks quite so little and our big boy is becoming a teenager before his time. Not only in terms of appearance but also in his attitude…

Our Big Girl & Her Big Bunny

Mad For Milkshake – A Teenager Before His Time

I cannot believe J is about to start year six, his final year at primary school, following which he will move up to secondary school whilst E will become a junior!…

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#LivingArrows- Back To Team Base 23/52 (2019)

Having spent three days needlessly worrying about my little man last week, I’m far happier now that he is back at base, here at home.

We function best as a team – when one or more of us is absent things just aren’t the same. Whilst I’m all for having the odd kid-free evening to spend some time as a couple, I’m far more at ease when the kids are sleeping soundly in their own beds.

Happy To Be Home – Hugs With The Hound

Lord knows how I’ll fare in however many years time when the kids grow up and decide its time to fly the nest, I don’t even wish to contemplate that concept at present.…

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