I have such clever little kids! After what was an incredibly draining and difficult week, both J & E gave me the biggest lift and the biggest smile by winning their school’s lighthouse award (which is akin to the star of the week if you will).
I must admit it seemed slightly unusual that they were both given this award in the same week but it doesn’t surprise me in the slightest, they are both shining stars and deserve a trophy for being such treasures.
As I said above, it’s not been an easy time of late but my little ones seem to pull me through.…
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.…
I really couldn’t ask for two kinder, more caring kids than my pair. They each have a heart of gold and whilst they may bicker from time to time, they play perfectly together for the most part.
I love how they take care and look out for each other. When shopping they will often see bits and bobs which they will point out and pick up as ideas for one and other, it’s such a delight to see.
That said when it comes to watching television there is often tension as each of them has differing preferences for programs. J is at an age where he enjoys watching teen/ adult shows such as Friends, Robot Wars and You’ve Been Framed, whereas E still likes to watch children’s shows.…
It hasn’t been the nicest of November’s so far what with the wet weather, a sickness bug and the dark nights but we’re marching through the month as best we can.
It’s just been too wet, too cold and too dark to play outside which has lead to us suffering from a serious case of four-wall-fatigue. I quite like snuggling on the sofa watching television with the twinkly lights shining, a candle burning and the heating on full but I can only hack the winter hibernation for so long.
The kids are worn out bless them, they’ve had so much on recently with school and all their extra-curricular clubs and activities that by the weekend they’re just too tired to tango.…
So here we are, halfway through October already! I don’t know about you but I’m ready for a rest, bring on that half-term holiday, I’m more than ready for a break.
With the darker nights starting to set in, we have been eeking out ever hour of sunlight we have before the curtains are closed and we settle down for the evening. Whether it’s a short walk, a quick scoot or a bike ride, it makes all the difference to the day.
Work Hard – PLAY HARD!
With all the rain we’ve had of late, it’s hard to believe that this photo was taken just last weekend whilst enjoying a play at the park.…