Cuddles, Confidence and Caring…Happy Days #13

Cuddles, Confidence and Caring…Happy Days #13

I’m not going to lie this has not been a happy week for me, there is a lot of sadness in my family at the moment. But what is great about having children is, they bring the light into your dark. They bring laughter and they give the best hugs, even if they don’t know how much you needed one right at that moment.

So, whilst most of week has been filled with more sadness than I knew was possible, my girls have still brought me lots of happy moments and kept me going.

 Lets talk happy moments…

bullet heartWhen the girls got out of the bath and Holly sat on Alice’s lap for a cuddle. Alice wrapped the towel around them both, as she didn’t want Holly to get cold. She really is the best big sister.

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Our neighbour dropped round a parcel they took in for us and I opened it my mistake to discover my birthday present…oops! When Andy came home, Alice stood with her hands on her hips and told him that our neighbour had brought me the present and they would have to go to the shops and buy me something else. It was so funny!!

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Through the sadness of this week, it has reminded me how brilliant my family is and I am so lucky to have such an awesome one.

bullet heartHolly and I have been going to toddler sense for a while now and to see her grow with confidence in the group activities makes my heart swell. She is such a happy little girl and a joy to be around.

bullet heartIt was Alice’s preschool birthday party and Holly was able to come too. It was lovely watching Alice take Holly’s hand to show her around and where she plays. They even got to have a ride in the fire engine, happy girls!

This weekend it’s my birthday and Fathers’ Day, so I think a lot of cake will be eaten and maybe a few presents to unwrap.


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  1. 18/06/2016 / 07:05

    I’m so sorry you’re having such a difficult time. You’re right though, children really do cheer you up and make sure you always have something to smile about. I love the idea of a pre school event that the younger sibling can go to, how sweet of Alice to show Holly around.

  2. 18/06/2016 / 07:21

    The things that are going on in our world are so sad and shocking, you are right to focus on your lovely family. They are super cute together. xx

  3. 18/06/2016 / 11:35

    Oh Laura I am so sorry to read that you’re having a difficult time at the moment. I hope that you still have a wonderful birthday and fathers day though. It’s lovely to read how sweet your girls are. Thanks for linking up to #HappyDaysLinky x

  4. 18/06/2016 / 13:31

    Sorry to hear you’re going through a difficult time right now. You’re right though – there is nothing like your children to lift you up when you’re feeling a bit down, and you do have a lovely family, your girls are just so lovely together. Hope you have a lovely birthday and Father’s Day, and that you end up with a lovely present, surprise or no surprise!

  5. 18/06/2016 / 17:54

    I’m so sorry to hear you are having a bad time at the moment. But I’m glad you have your lovely girls to cheer you up and keep you going. Alice with the birthday present made me chuckle, was it something exciting? I hope you are having a lovely weekend and that next week is a happier one for you xx

  6. 19/06/2016 / 00:40

    Im sorry to hear that it has been a sad week but as you say the kids have brought you some happiness. Lets hope next week is filled with even more smiles x

  7. I’m so sorry to hear that this has been a sad week for you and glad to hear that your gorgeous girls have helped bring some light into the darkness of the sadder moments. Alice telling your hubby that they needed to buy you another birthday present is such a funny moment and I love hearing about what a lovely big sister Alice is with Holly – they always sound like they are so wonderful together. Sending you a virtual hug and hope you manage to enjoy your birthday and Father’s Day too despite your sadness xx