My Sunday photo this week isn’t actually from this week, but it’s in celebration of Father’s day today.
It’s a photo of my Dad that was taken at my wedding back in 2007. I haven’t written much about our wedding, (I think that post will come in November for our anniversary!) but it was a really quiet, low-key affair, which was perfect for us!
After the ceremony we went down to the beach for a few photos and at that point my Dad produced a cool box with champagne and sandwiches. Which was just so perfectly HIM. I wrote recently about how, every now and then, I realise that there are real similarities between me and him and this is something I’ve definitely inherited from him, the thinking about food and making sure there’s food available!
So my Sunday photo is simply this; Daddy with a sandwich, in the gorgeous light of a Swansea sunset.
After that he managed mat, sat, hat, tat, box and fox by himself. Then, with my help, he also wrote apple and tower. And what looks like ‘bop’ and ‘dop’ in the picture were attempts at ‘dog’. That’s a tricky one apparently!
Oh I’m just so proud of him, he’s always loved letters and it’s great to see that he’s still interested and learning lots at nursery school!
So for this week’s alphabet project, W is for Words!
In ‘Does your child have a schema?‘ Annabel writes about how ‘connectors’ love laying stuff out, doing jigsaws and constructing things. Summed Rhys up pretty well!
He was busy playing on the big windowsill in our lounge yesterday, as I was wondering what on earth I could photograph for the letter V, and I spotted that he’d very carefully lined up a load of his toy dinosaurs. Well, I’m no expert on dinosaurs but I’m going to claim the lead one here as a Velociraptor. It’s close enough for me anyway!
I did want some consistency in the photos though, to tie them all together at the end, so I decided to lie her down on her gorgeous, brightly coloured blanket for each photo. I’m so pleased with the results! And it’s only taken me three months to edit and put them all together!
I took quite a few photos at each sitting, so to start with here are a few of the more random ones that I really love:
What do you think?! Did you do anything similar for your baby?
I do love our local park and we spend a fair bit of time there when it’s dry. The children have a good play at the playground, then we tend to wander over to the other side of the park where the duck pond is. It’s a nice little routine that I think we’ll repeat many times this summer!
So my mornings have been fuelled by multiple cups of coffee and made easier by watching taped episodes of the Gilmore Girls. Early starts are definitely more bearable with the Gilmore Girls. I’ve seen all the episodes so many times now it’s just really comforting and familiar to watch. And it’s provided me with some great quotes, including the classic on my mug.
I’m not the only one still watching this show am I?!