Living Arrows

Living Arrows is a weekly linky celebrating childhood. The project originally took its name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” and every Monday we share a moment from our week and invite others to do the same as part of this linky. Here are all the posts so far in the series.

Living Arrows – 22/52

This week’s living arrows are garden ones, We’ve spent as much time as possible in the garden this week, In between showers and ominous black clouds, Little Man has learnt to stand by himself, and has got his first pair of shoes too! Our Little Pickle is always happy in the garden, She doesn’t need entertaining or ‘activities’ as such, But I cracked out the pavement chalk this week, and…

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Living Arrows – 21/52

I cannot believe we are 21 weeks into the year already. This week has been mostly wet, days playing indoors and watching Disney, Sleeping Beauty, Tinkerbell – LP chooses each time, but her Brother will start a game and LP will join in Little Man playing Lego – LP stealing the box. Little Man is more sure on his feet this week Cruising easily along the furniture and barely holding…


Living Arrows – 20/52

This week has all been about the garden, Playing in the garden, eating in the garden, loving the garden. We have spent as much time in the garden as possible Gardening, pottering and just enjoying the weather. LP has found a new love during the garden times – Rocket Ice Lollies, a love of mine from childhood. LP calls them ‘Nee-Oww-Copter lollies’, her word for Helicopter and makes the rocket…


Living Arrows – 19/52

This week’s Living Arrows is all about Little Man’s Birthday. Little Man turned one on Saturday, We had a party for him with cake – and presents. His Grandparents bought him a racing car ball pool, LP has lived in it since, refusing to get out. Ball pools are a thing of childhood, something that I thought LP would be too big for. How wrong could I be? LP loves…


Living Arrows – 18/52

This week’s Living Arrows is a happier one Days spent in the garden, sun shining and blue sky. LP has played mud pies followed by playing ‘washing up’ She’s also played her favourite game of playing with stones and has helped mow the lawn and weed the garden. LP loves being in the garden and loves to copy the things that we do LP will always be a mini-me. Little…


Living Arrows – 17/52

This week’s Living Arrows is from a hard, hard week. The children have been sick all week, a virus or something. We’ve stayed in our PJs for days and have watched every Disney movie we own. I’ve also had my Grandad’s funeral and Hubby’s family dog died. All in all, an awful week, One photo this week. Two babies in their PJs. One mesmerized by Disney and hugging her beloved…


Living Arrows – 16/52

This week’s Living Arrows is all about being outside. The sun has been shining this week and the weather has been glorious. We’ve seized the opportunity to spend as much time in the garden as possible. Little Man in his old playpen, completely with toys and comfy blanket. Climbing up to the sides, bouncing around and watching his sister play. LP has spent the week playing on her swings and…