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“You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

by Kahlil Gibran

Last week Alice was only at school for the morning, which meant that we had the afternoons all together. We’ve had mainly quiet afternoons at home, as Alice has been tired. But, I knew the sunny days would be gone soon and we took a trip to the park with my mum one lovely sunny afternoon.

Alice is too brave sometimes and my heart was in my mouth when she climbed right to the top!


While we were there, Holly found Stick Man. And, yes he had to come home with us…



Laura x


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  1. Mommy's Little Princesses
    19/09/2016 / 07:52

    Such lovely captures. My hear would also have been in my mouth. Lol I couldn’t help but have a little giggle at Holly having to bring Stick man home, as it’s something my Holly would do too.xx #livingarrows

  2. 19/09/2016 / 08:06

    Wow, that is some serious bravery there in your top photo! Great photos. I have a daughter obsessed with sticks and it’s always so difficult to convince her not to bring them into the house! #livingarrows

  3. 19/09/2016 / 20:19

    That is very brave! and I adore the wonderful light in the first photo. Hope she settled into school well! #LivingArrows

  4. Ah bless her. I panic with mine Jack has broken his arm twice and carried on like nothing had happened, I hate the thought of them hurting themselves. Loving the stick man pick as well #LivingArrows

  5. 19/09/2016 / 21:40

    Wow, that is brave. N’s getting there but he wouldn’t have quite got to the top. Holly looks like she’s conducting an orchestra! #livingarrows

  6. 20/09/2016 / 20:49

    Lovely pictures, hope it wasn’t too hard on you either! And, wow that is high!!

  7. 21/09/2016 / 00:28

    I remember how scared I first was when J climbed one of these, wow to the top!

  8. 21/09/2016 / 11:10

    This are so lovely. It’s nice that you got to spent the afternoons with Alice. I love Holly’s face with her beloved stickman 🙂 #livingarrows

  9. 21/09/2016 / 16:05

    Ah bless, adorable. And this photo really shows the difference a couple of years makes. From a two year old messing about with the sticks on the floor, to a grown up four year old at the top of the climbing frame. Bless them both.

  10. 23/09/2016 / 08:58

    I love that shot of Alice at the top of that climbing frame – it looks so high! She’s a much braver girl than me! Holly is so cute with her stick as well – it’s definitely one of the favourite toddler ‘toys’ isn’t it!

  11. 23/09/2016 / 20:13

    Oh I love her stick man and Alice is so brave!! Those sorts of climbing frames scare the hell out of me! x

  12. 25/09/2016 / 01:35

    Oh that is so adorable. We love the stick man. I love little one’s imaginations.

  13. 27/09/2016 / 11:17

    Wow! Look at her go! I love how all sticks are Stickman now – Toby is just the same. Lovely to meet you at the weekend btw 🙂