#TheOrdinaryMoments – Mother’s Day Pandemics & Predictions

Well, that was officially one of the strangest Mother’s Days I have ever had. Don’t get me wrong, it was enjoyable and as always, I was spoilt rotten by my kids (with a little help from my husband) with cards and presents. However, I rather missed seeing and passing on presents and cards to our own parents, though this is simply not possible at present due to the covid 19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Although I’m quite a happy hermit and am very comfortable when at home, confinement due to coronavirus isn’t ideal. Don’t fret, I’m not ignorant nor stupid thus plan to stick to our solitude by staying inside, staying safe and ensuring that we follow all government guidance given.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Ignore The Panic & Embrace The Cuddles

I swear to god I wish that I could reboot 2020, so far it has been nothing but stress, tears, upset and worry. There is nothing ‘ordinary’ nor enjoyable as such about this year whatsoever, I would like to think that things can only get better but have you watched the news recently?!

Whilst we are all meant to be staying three metres apart and covering our faces with masks, it doesn’t really work that way when you’ve got kids. Whatever germs they may have I will inevitably be gifted at some point thus I may as well ignore the panic and embrace the cuddles.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – World Book Week

Whilst most kids were excitedly getting themselves costumes and caper to dress themselves up in to celebrate world book week, my kids, on the other hand, were busy ransacking my cupboards for fruit and veg to paint and decorate…

No costumes were required (nor have been required for over two years now) as the kids were instead asked to decorate a piece of fruit or veg as a character from a book.. Actually as a parent it’s quite a relief not to have the stress and cost of costume creation, my kids however thought it was all a load of radish…

Our little lady was far from impressed as she desperately wanted to dress up whereas our son didn’t seem bothered either way given that he’s Mr Mature being in year six and all.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – Far From Ordinary

I’m trying my very best to keep everything ‘ordinary’ at present, yet in no way does anything feel ‘normal’ nor ordinary at all.

This girl and her furry friend (pictured below) along with her beautiful brother and my hero-husband are my ‘norm’, though they all far from ordinary and I love them all the more for being so unique.

It’s been such a difficult few weeks not just with one thing but almost everything feels as if it is rapidly falling apart. Thankfully I have Paul and the kids who are pulling me through with all their might and I really don’t know what I’d do without them.…

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#TheOrdinaryMoments – The House Of Art

Talk about rainy day activities, we’ve done nothing but this week… we’ve played games, read books, baked cookies, coloured pictures, built Lego models, pieced together puzzles and painted all sorts of stuff.

E has been after painting her unicorn model since she was given it back at Christmas and why not with the weather as it has been?

This little lady has such a steady hand and concentrates so deeply whilst painting. It certainly kept her quiet for a fair few hours and isn’t entirely finished yet!

E often reminds me of the Barbie doll from the backpack in Toy Story 2 as she too wants to be an artist when she is older.…

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