Living Arrows 17/52 {2017}

‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

Kahlil Gibran

It was a really difficult decision this week, being off work and having Monkey off from school has meant that we have had a number of days out. And I know it shouldn’t but it means that I take more pictures! Really I should be collecting more of the everyday moments too which I am particularly bad at, although I do seem to be getting better at getting in the picture and have had several this week! Whoop. Hopefully it will continue…

Saying that…the one I have chosen of Kipper this week is this one from a little mini photo shoot I did. I have been after a rainbow rug for a while so when I saw this one I jumped on it. Kipper is in Monkey’s old nursery and I have not made any changes apart from putting the curtains through the wash and changing the name plaque on the wall. I am starting to feel a little guilty about this fact…

My Rainbow Baby

The old changing mat is split, so I was looking for a brighter version and ended up with a matching rug and sheets too (shhh). I think it maybe the start of something. Im not sure how Hubby will feel when I tell him I want to decorate his room… initially I was planning on doing it around his second Birthday so I can gauge what he’s in to. But I am staring to feel that #mummyguilt! Photos were taken for My Rainbow Baby post.

I have chosen this one for Monkey which was taken when we went to Wakehurst specifically for the bluebells. We visited this time last year on the day before I went into hospital to have Kipper. I totally underestimated how emotional I would find the trip, especially as we ended up in the exact same place for photos. I like this as its not posed in anyway and there is no grimace. Monkey is starting to loathe having his photo taken and every now and again it becomes a real negotiation point. Thankfully this one wasn’t!

As promised heres one of me with Monkey on the Gruffalo ride at Chessington World of Adventures … which we both loved!

Good luck with the return to the school run next week… roll on May half term!

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15 Comments

  1. April 24, 2017 / 6:13 am

    The first picture looks perfect enough to be an official Little Bird photograph, it is gorgeous!

    Crazy how a place can stir up so much emotion. So much has happened since your last visit, only natural x
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  2. April 24, 2017 / 8:23 am

    That photo on the rainbow mat is absolutely stunning. I am also a lover of more natural photos as their little personalities just shine through 🙂 #LivingArrows
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  3. April 24, 2017 / 12:00 pm

    Oh! I love that rug! Where did you get it from!? Those bluebells are lovely too, and how sweet that you ended up at the same spot as you did last year.

    #LivingArrows

  4. April 24, 2017 / 4:05 pm

    What a beautiful moment captured. It’s amazing how a place can bring back memories lke that. Love the rainbow rug!! Our nursery theme is rainbow too and this would be awesome #livingarrows
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  5. April 28, 2017 / 8:43 am

    What lovely photo’s! I adore the rainbow rug, I’m jealous of those beautiful bluebells and I love that you got to share a fun moment together on the ride #livingarrows

  6. April 30, 2017 / 9:27 pm

    That rainbow rug is awesome! And don’t feel too guilty about not decorating – my littlest never even got his own room, he just had to move in with his brother! And the bluebell picture is lovely – I feel like we should go and find some before they’re all gone 🙂 #LivingArrows
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