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Living Arrows 2019 – 33/52

We went on a bit of a mission this weekend. My husband went out to do the third leg of his epic walk round Gower that he does every summer.  So the children and I did a bit of a long walk ourselves.  We decided to see how many of the local parks we cou ...

Siblings project – August 2019

We're at about the halfway point in the school summer holidays. Which means the children have been spending a lot of time together in the last month, and we've had more opportunities to take photos for the siblings project. I've been taking our old ...

How to keep organised with a busy family life

Keeping organised with a busy family life

It’s no secret that the introduction of children can complicate home life. For the most part, naturally, this complication is welcome. But it can make it a struggle to impose order. If you’re not careful, you can easily find that the problem runs away ...

Living arrows

Living Arrows 2019 – 32/52

Last week was a big one for Nerys. After a few weeks of wobbling she lost her first tooth.  She swallowed it actually, poor thing. We were sitting together eating lunch on Friday and she turned to me and asked where her tooth was.  A quick look in h ...

What your shoes say about you

What do your shoes say about you?

When you get dressed to go out, how much thought do you put into what goes on your feet? Personally, most of the time my decision is based on practical considerations.  Things like the weather and how far I'll be walking come into play much more than c ...

things to try when you're stressed

3 things to try when you’re feeling stressed

When we feel stressed out or anxious it can be really easy to get caught up in our thoughts. Quite often the best thing to do is get out of our heads, and bring our focus to our bodies instead. Here are 3 things you can try to shift the focus to you ...