#ShowYouWereThere round up

‘Show you were there’ round up (week sixteen)

Every week I share my favourite photos from my instagram community – #ShowYouWereThere – in a little round up.  I can’t quite believe I’m at week sixteen of these round ups already!  I had this idea swimming round in my head for so long before properly putting it out there, it feels funny now that it’s actually been going for this long!

The whole aim of #ShowYouWereThere is to encourage more parents to get in front of the camera.  So often we’re the ones taking the photos, capturing every detail of our children’s lives, that we forget to be in photos ourselves.

When our children are older though, the photos they’ll really cherish are the ones with us in them.  So let’s all get in more photos for and with our children!

And now, without further ado, here are my top 4 photos from the past week:




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A very rare photo of me with my two boys 💕 I've been really quiet on here the past week or so, I've been taking a bit of a step back from social media and it seems to be helping both my productivity and my general mood..it can all get a bit much sometimes this blogging business and enjoying life without a phone glued to my hand is definitely something I want to do more often. Yesterday I met up with @lifeatcookscabin and at it was lovely, first ever time meeting someone I've met online and I'm so glad I didn't let anxiety get the better of me, we had a lovely time. Thanks for not being a serial killer Sherry, Oli was convinced I was going off to meet some Internet psycho 😁😁

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Thank you to everyone who has been taking part, I really love seeing all your photos every week.

A big thank you to Jo from Pickle & Poppet, Kerry from All About A Mini Norris, Lucy from Hello Beautiful Bear and Wendy from Naptime Natter for sharing your gorgeous photos with #ShowYouWereThere.


Now, my husband’s turn again!

Seeing as it’s Father’s day it seems only fitting for me to share a photo of my husband again this week.

I absolutely love this photo of him and Nerys that I took one evening just before bedtime.  I like to think that this is the sort of photo she will absolutely treasure when she is older.


Happy Father’s day everyone.


If you’d like to join in with my little community and possibly be featured in my next round up (with a nice link back to your blog!) then just share a photo of yourself over on instagram using #ShowYouWereThere.  It’s all about getting more parents in more photos.  And if you’d like to take part in my guest post series ‘The photo I’m thankful for‘ then take a look at this post or email me at thisgloriouslife@gmail.com for more information.

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