Things I Have Liked And Loved In March 2018

As March comes to a close, I’ve spent a little time looking back upon the past month gone by. So much has altered and changed that my life as I knew it is barely recognisable.

As always I will endeavour to share some of the many things which I have ‘Liked and Loved‘ throughout the past month.

Getting Back Into The Classroom

As you may have read in my previous instalment of ‘Liked and Loved’, I was recently offered a temporary ‘Teaching Assistant’ role which I have continued to carry out over the past few weeks. I have since gone on to apply for a contracted position which I was successful in attaining.…

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#LivingArrows – Scooting, Snow & Schedules 12/53 (2018)

It’s not just the kids that are flagging this evening, I myself am already exhausted and it’s only Monday! We really ought to get the kids and ourselves to bed a little earlier but by the time that we’ve got home from school, got changed, had snacks, completed homework tasks, made tea, washed the pots, vacuumed, tidied, folded and put the laundry away and have actually spent some time together as a family it’s usually heading towards 8pm.

Following that and whatever other random evening activities may take place, there’s also bath time, stories to be read and the whole bedtime routine to get through before Paul or I have the chance to jump in the shower or if we’re lucky the bath, after which there’s barely any time for anything else.…

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#LittleLoves – World Book Day, Snow Days & Bye Bye To The Bay

I mentioned a few weeks back that I may start writing my #LittleLoves posts on a Saturday due to time restraints on a Friday, with that in mind and the fact that I no longer spend my Saturday evening’s busy working behind the bar, I may make this schedule alteration for my weekly #LittleLoves instalment a permanent fixture.

So without boring you any further regarding my scheduling plans, I will get onto the task in hand and list a few of my #LittleLoves from the week gone by.



Although I’ve spent a fair amount of time reading books with the children I haven’t really had much time to read for my personal pleasure, hopefully that will change over time.…

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Things I have Liked and Loved in February 2018

Where on earth did February go to? It may be the shortest month of the year but it barely feels as if it’s been a week since we were in January. Saying that we have done all kinds of things both in and out of the house throughout the past month, we’ve certainly been busy bees!

As always at the end of each month, I sit down and take a moment to reflect upon a few of the things which I have ‘Liked and Loved’ so without further ado here is this months effort.


I Have A New Job!

After two years of desperately trying to find a new job (ideally work within the Education sector) I finally made my lucky break, as I was offered a casual Teaching Assistant role within the local Primary School in which I have been working on a voluntary basis.…

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Snow Day!

It’s been years since we’ve had a day off due to snow, it was therefore a rather pleasant surprise to wake to the news that both Paul and I could switch off our alarms and grab an extra hour or two under the sheets.

However, moments later we were shaken from our slumber as we experienced a low scale earthquake which I first assumed to be a gritter or truck driving by. The noise unfortunately woke our daughter who then proceeded to wake the entire household.

After a failed attempt at trying to coax the kids back to sleep, Paul cut his losses and took the kids downstairs for an hour or two, whilst I caught up on some Zz’s before making a start on the household chores.…

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