Visiting Painshill Park – Living Arrows 25/52 (2020)

visiting Painshill Park

This week has been another fairly uneventful week really. Just more of the same, pretty much. More trying (and basically failing) to muster up some motivation for delivering home learning. More staying at home, mostly. So visiting Painshill Park for Father’s Day today was quite a nice welcome break from the norm and we had a really lovely day πŸ™‚

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Enjoying the Simple Things -Living Arrows 17/52 (2020)

enjoying the simple things

I’ve chosen this photo for this week’s Living Arrows linky because I just love how enjoying the simple things can make kids so happy sometimes. In this photo the twiglets are eating homemade banana muffins inside a den they built. This would make it sound like I’m completely smashing parenting during lockdown, right? I mean, how wholesome and lovely! In reality, the muffins were burnt to within an inch of their lives and the ‘den’ was literally just a throw draped over a few garden chairs, ready to collapse at any second!

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Home Learning – Living Arrows 13/52 (2020)

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β€œYou are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

Kahlil Gibran

So last week was our second week of home learning. (I’m loathe to call it homeschooling – somehow I don’t feel it’s quite the same thing!) It’s still going really well. The twiglets’ behaviour is so much easier to manage when we have a bit of structure to our days. As a parent, I’ve never really been one for strict routines but right now it definitely feels right for us! H is so much more unsettled and difficult at the weekends when he has more freedom. I think I might have to keep it going through the Easter holidays at this rate!

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Living Arrows 42/52 {2019}

living arrows

β€œYou are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” – Kahlil Gibran

Helloooo! This is my first time joining in with the Living Arrows project, created by Donna from What the Redhead Said 😊 The project is about celebrating childhood, so each week you post a photo of your little ones that captures a special moment.

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