Living Arrows – 31/52 {2017}

Welcome back to another week of Living Arrows. I am loving how many people have decided to make Living Arrows a part of their blogging routine for 2017, it is so lovely to have you all here. It’s definitely one of my favourite parts of each week!

If you haven’t joined in with Living Arrows before it’s 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.

Also – something new here, I will be trying to resurrect the Living Arrows Instagram account! So, use #LivingArrows on Instagram and follow @LivingArrows_ and then I will share my favourite images each week – I’ll probably try and do one a day but we’ll see how I go! I’ll probably feature the previous week’s images the following week. Anyway, follow and use the hashtag and we’ll see what happens!

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 a few of my favourite photos from last week:

White Camellias

I am Crabstix

Pondering Parenthood

As you probably know we’re on holiday at the moment so this week’s photos were taken during the first few days of our break. Little Man has overcome all fear of the water and is happier than anything jumping into the pool, splashing around and even swimming in the big pool with his float jacket on. He’s come so far in the last year and his progress in the water is so lovely to see.

Living Arrows - 31/52 {2017}

LP loves the beach and was happy sitting for hours just playing in the sand, digging holes and looking for special stones or shells. The beach is pretty lovely here and we’re taking the children out kayaking in the next couple of days too.

Living Arrows - 31/52 {2017}

Because we’re on holiday at the moment I won’t be around to comment/share on your posts but normal service will resume when we’re back. Because of this, if you could comment on one or two more this week I’m sure it would be MUCH appreciated by everyone.

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  • Donna Wishart

    Donna Wishart is married to Dave and they have two children, Athena (12) and Troy (11). They live in Surrey with their two cats, Fred and George. Once a Bank Manager, Donna has been writing about everything from family finance to days out, travel and her favourite recipes since 2012. Donna is happiest either exploring somewhere new, with her camera in her hand and family by her side or snuggled up with a cat on her lap, reading a book and enjoying a nice cup of tea. She firmly believes that tea and cake can fix most things.

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  1. It sounds like you are all having an amazing time on holiday. Well done to your little man for overcoming his fears, my little boy was the same at first but now he loves it and you can’t get him out. LP looks very happy on the beach, children do love finding shells and pebbles it’s just the taking a million home with you that’s the problem. I hope you have a wonderful second week on holiday x

  2. Thank you for featuring my image. I’m stoked! Glad you’re all having an amazing holiday! It looks lovely from what I’ve seen on instagram! LP doing really well in the sea! She’s braver than I am!x

  3. It sounds like you are all having an amazing time on holiday. Way to go your little boy, that is fab. The beach looks lovely, such a great place to visit. Enjoy your next week xx

  4. I hope you’re having a lovely holiday!| I’ve been absent for a few weeks as I’ve been on holiday and I have to say I’m not sure when your blog theme changed but I love it xx

  5. I am soooo jealous of your holiday – it looks amazing! Toby is starting swimming lessons next week and I’m hoping he doesn’t have a meltdown at having to go in the pool without me! It looks like LM is definitely making the most of the pool 🙂

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