Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the week and there’s a badge at the bottom of the post if you’d like to add it to yours too.

Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}

LP and Little Man have always loved balloons. When they were tiny their eyes would light up at the sight of a balloon and they would love to hold them, bat them around the room or just watch them swaying gently on a string.

Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}

Now that they’re older they love nothing more than getting a party bag with a brand new balloon in it. They spend ages blowing it up, letting the air out, blowing it up and letting it go. They can literally spend half a day entertained by a solitary balloon.

Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}

I much prefer it when they get a balloon, blow it up, tie a knot in it and then spend time batting it around the room before forgetting about it. I normally find it weeks later, shrivelled up behind the sofa. But never tying the ballon seems to bring them so much more happiness.

Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}

Little Man went to a party last weekend and his favourite thing in the party bag was this balloon. He spent so much time blowing it up and deflating it that it’s now hardly recognisable – shrivelled up so much. But, I have never seen one little boy so happy with something so simple and these may be some of my favourite photos too.

Balloons {The Ordinary Moments}
The Ordinary Moments

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  1. April 7, 2019 / 2:57 pm

    My three love balloons too and love doing this. Not something I’m keen on, but it really is the simple things in life x

  2. April 7, 2019 / 7:37 pm

    Oh look at his little face holding the balloon in anticipation. Such lovely photos Donna! J & E love balloons too but with a basset – they don’t last long!

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