Living Arrows – 15/52

Welcome back to another week of 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.


You Baby Me Mummy


Toby Goes Bananas


Lottie Da

Our photos this week were taken yesterday. I was at work for what felt like quite a long time this week and didn’t see the children for the best part of three days in a row which is unusual for us so I crammed in as many photo taking opportunities as I could yesterday.

Little Man’s favourite gift from Christmas was his sticklebricks – I don’t think they’re called that anymore but I can’t bring myself to call them anything else. He makes himself laugh almost daily by making glasses out of them – just to match Mummy and Daddy!

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LP loves nothing more at the moment than getting in from a busy day, putting her onesie on and relaxing – usually with her tablet for a while. Obviously a girl that takes after her Mummy – PJs and screentime is my kind of relaxing.

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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 great week!

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  1. April 11, 2016 / 7:09 am

    I call them stickle bricks too! Love Little Man making glasses out of them, such simple things can bring so much fun. Who doesn’t love a onsie and screen time, lovely photo x

  2. April 11, 2016 / 7:43 am

    Aw thank you so much for featuring my picture. Gorgeous pictures, thanks for hosting x

  3. April 11, 2016 / 9:11 am

    Sticklebricks! Oh my word they bring back happy memories of play 🙂 Thanks for hosting lovely x x

  4. April 11, 2016 / 9:21 am

    I love the sticklebricks glasses! I didn’t know you could buy them anymore, such an awesome toy! *drives off to Toys R Us*

    Thank you for hosting!

  5. April 11, 2016 / 10:04 am

    Sticklebricks /whatever they are now known as – they are so fun! I played with them when I was little but yet to buy some for my two. We’d all have a lot of fun with them 🙂 Lovely photos 🙂
    Sophie x

  6. April 11, 2016 / 2:27 pm

    Oh I used to love Stickle bricks, I will have to look out for some for our boys! He looks so happy with himself for making those. I’m just getting back to Living Arrows after a crazy few weeks, lovely to have you hosting Donna xx #livingarrows

  7. April 11, 2016 / 7:27 pm

    Beautiful photos. But I’m a bit disappointed that stickle bricks aren’t called that anymore. What are they called? We have an old, second hand set and the girls play with them every day.

  8. April 11, 2016 / 10:00 pm

    Sticklebricks – I need to get me some of those! I used to love those when I was a kid. Also love that he makes glasses just like yours – what a sweet, sweet boy! x

  9. April 12, 2016 / 11:49 am

    Sticklebricks! Now there’s a blast from the past…. Good job with the glasses little man! Thanks for hosting x

  10. April 12, 2016 / 7:22 pm

    Thanks for hosting. I love Little Man’s sticklebrick glasses, so cute! And I could definitely do with some PJs and screen time relaxation right now x

  11. April 12, 2016 / 7:29 pm

    Awww gorgeous photos, I love the photo of LP chilling with her tablet – that’s so sweet =)
    I love sticklebricks, Boo needs some I think! hehe

  12. April 13, 2016 / 9:22 pm

    Oh we love sticklebricks although I think I got rid at the last NCT sale! Great fun photo of Little Man.

    Quite a few of the photos I take of N are similarly of him on the tablet too. They do love chilling out at this age. I guess it gives them a breather from the rest of the running around all day.

  13. April 17, 2016 / 9:08 pm

    Thank you for featuring my picture lovely! I love LM with his glasses, Toby loves making glasses out of things (like mummy’s) at the moment too. And LP is clearly a girl after my own heart 🙂

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