Living Arrows – 12/52

Welcome back to Living Arrows! If you haven’t joined in before, Living Arrows is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s 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.

Each week I share two pictures from our week – one of each of our children – but you can share one or more pictures that capture a moment of childhood. The following week I’ll share my three favourite photos from the week before, linking back to the owner’s blogs.

So if you would like to link up, grab a badge and post around a photo of childhood from the previous week. I look forward to reading your posts and make sure you visit a few of the other posts that have linked up and leave a comment too!

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Here are some of my favourite photos from last week.


Mommy’s Little Princesses

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Snowing Indoors


Baking Betsy

Now, my photos this week aren’t really the greatest – for various reasons but they’re photos all the same. LP’s photo is about the only one of her I actually took this week – the hazard of her now being at school and not having as much time to take photos. We went out on Saturday to a museum and had lunch in their restaurant afterwards. Whenever we eat out it strikes me how grown up LP is getting – as well as how well mannered and well behaved.

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Little Man’s photo sadly shows his spotty face – a reaction to our current baby wipes – but it also shows his cheeky character. He’s an oddball who makes me smile and laugh every single day and he really is a joy to be around.

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I look forward to reading all your posts and seeing all your photos of childhood. Thanks for reading – and linking up! Have a wonderful week.

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  1. March 21, 2016 / 7:17 am

    I love these types of photos, who doesn’t love sausage and chips πŸ™‚ Little Man’s photo is great, don’t you just love it when you catch them doing odd things x

  2. March 21, 2016 / 7:18 am

    I love LP with her pigtails. And poor LM’s face – have you tried Water Wipes? They’re fab.

  3. March 21, 2016 / 7:21 am

    I love that photo of Little Man! It’s a great shot. Thank you so much for featuring my picture from last week, I’m thrilled!

  4. March 21, 2016 / 7:26 am

    Oh bless Little Man – he is still gorgeous though despite the rash, hope it goes very soon πŸ™‚ I love the pics you’ve chosen – Em’s is so funny, he’s such a character! Thanks lovely lady x x

  5. March 21, 2016 / 7:55 am

    Wow LPs eyelashes are so long! Poor Little Man, Baby used to have a reaction to a certain brand too. Thanks for hosting x

  6. March 21, 2016 / 8:37 am

    Aw bless, sorry he’s had a reaction to the wipes, it makes me wonder what they put in them, they should be so gentle. My youngest is also a funny little oddball, I think having an older sibling gives them the confidence to be their own person.

  7. March 21, 2016 / 9:00 am

    Just shows how quickly the kids are growing up – my eldest Lily is becoming so well-behaved when eating out when normally she’d be so distracted and want to get out as soon as possible to do more interesting things. I think she has turned into a bit of a foodie like myself now haha!
    Hope your son’s rash clears up soon. I’ve linked up for the first time today πŸ™‚

    Sophie x

  8. March 21, 2016 / 9:29 am

    How awful that wipes did that to his face? The poor guy! Baby wipes are the best thing for getting my waterproof eyeliner off and I always think that means they can’t be particularly gentle! LP really does look so grown up. Lovely picture xx

  9. March 21, 2016 / 1:59 pm

    I know just what you mean about school! I’m very aware that it’s easier to take photos of Nerys than it is take any of Rhys. I have to make sure I keep the camera handy on weekends for him! x

  10. March 21, 2016 / 2:51 pm

    I am so jealous of LP’s hair – how gorgeous! Poor Little Man, I hope his face feels better soon xx

  11. March 21, 2016 / 7:00 pm

    LP really is looking more grown up even with the little girl plaits (love the dog dress/top). It’s great when you can snap some of their personality through the odd things they do. Lovely shot of Little Man too.

    Thanks for hosting

  12. March 23, 2016 / 8:35 pm

    Some lovely photos this week and now I really want sausage and chips! Stupid pregnancy making me so easily influenced. Thanks for hosting x

  13. March 24, 2016 / 12:53 pm

    Awww what lovely photos, Boo has a similar reaction to certain wipes too and her face goes so red! I love how cheeky he looks in the photo. And it looks like LP is enjoying her food – and her hair looks so long!

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