Living Arrows – 44/52 {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.

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:

Hot Pink Wellingtons

White Camellias

Just Buttons

This week’s photos were taken yesterday, on our final outing of the half term holidays. We met up with Lauren and her gorgeous children and had the nicest, relaxed day out. LP loved getting her face painted. I’ve written before about how she didn’t want face paint as couldn’t deal with it getting wiped off at the end of the day but she was brave this time, had it done and then at bedtime asked us to take a photo before it was cleaned off. She’s definitely growing up.

Little Man also had his face painted – as a pumpkin. He absolutely loved it, especially his ‘stalk’ hiding under his hair at the front. He loved it even more as he was wearing a Thomas the Tank hoodie and said he was a ‘Thomas Pumpkin’. He really is a sweet, sweet boy.

I’m really looking forward to reading your posts this week. If you link up make sure to go and read some of the other posts and I’ll be commenting and sharing them through the course of the week. Thanks so much for taking part!

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  1. October 30, 2017 / 7:09 am

    Well done LP, another sign she is growing up! Alice has always loved it, Holly has to be in the mood x

  2. October 30, 2017 / 7:24 am

    What a fantastic photo of LP, she looks exactly like you Donna in this photograph, I love it! Beautiful selection of images too, I love the light on the one from White Camellias x

  3. October 30, 2017 / 8:57 am

    Their face paint is awesome! #LivingArrows

  4. October 30, 2017 / 8:58 am

    I love the face paints – my daughter just hates getting any kind of muck on her face including paint so I can’t see her embracing this for a while!

  5. October 30, 2017 / 10:27 am

    Gorgeous Halloween faces ! I’ve noticed with my two that they are slowly but surely growing out of the funny little things that they used to get upset over. I hope you all had a wonderful half-term break x

  6. October 30, 2017 / 10:43 am

    Love the light and feel of the photos you’ve chosen this week.

    N won’t have his face painted full stop. He’s had me do a tiger once, and never again.

  7. October 30, 2017 / 10:48 am

    They look adorable with their face paint! Ours would have her face painted every day and well done to LP for agreeing to have it off at the end x

  8. October 30, 2017 / 12:19 pm

    Thank you so much for choosing my photo. The kids face paint looks great. It’s only recently my son started enjoying having his face painted #livingarrows

  9. October 30, 2017 / 6:44 pm

    That Thomas pumpkin is absolutely incredible – looks so cool!

  10. November 2, 2017 / 4:19 pm

    Lovely to see the children learning and growing. #livingarrows

  11. November 2, 2017 / 8:05 pm

    Thanks so much for sharing my photo of Max! Gorgeous face paint photos – Max still won’t tolerate it (although he may get that from me, I have a photo of me aged 5, sat on our doorstep with my face painting and pulling the most pained face!)

  12. November 5, 2017 / 2:26 pm

    A lovely selection of photos. And I love LP and Little Mans’ faces.

  13. November 5, 2017 / 10:22 pm

    They both look fab! You know I don’t think either of mine have ever had their faces painted!

  14. November 5, 2017 / 10:30 pm

    I can really see you in LP in this photo! Such a lovely photo and I am totally digging the Thomas Pumpkin. xx

  15. November 6, 2017 / 10:06 am

    Gorgeous selections as always! Face paint is so hit or miss isn’t it – Parker’s still not a huge fan, but Indie loves it! x

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