Living Arrows 3/52 – 2017

Wow it has been cold hasn’t it! We had the stupid idea to go for a walk, several days, when it was snowing! Daisy wasn’t fazed though and loved being out in her snowsuit in the snow. This is the first time that Daisy has ever encountered snow. She was happy and spent a lot of time just watching it flying through the air from the warmth of her pram. Living Arrows 3/52 has begun!

Living Arrows is a linky from the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Each week parents link up to share photos of their children from the past week. It is a lovely chance to reflect on those small but lovely moments in life.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran

Living Arrows 3/52 – 2017

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Living Arrows 2/52 – 2017

Well Living Arrows 2/52 is here already! I can tell that I am really going to be looking forward to Monday from now on. I quite like Monday already but it can’t hurt to have something else to look forward to. Being able to look back on these posts next year will be lovely – just to see how much Daisy has grown and changed.

Living Arrows is a linky by the lovely Donna from What The Redhead Said that you can find here. Each week parents link up to share photos of their children from the past week. It is a lovely chance to reflect on those small but lovely moments in life.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran

Living Arrows 2/52 – 2017

Living Arrows 2/52

Isn’t the inquisitive nature of children just fascinating? Daisy is now at an age where she wants to explore. This is the first time that Daisy has noticed a pocket! It is fascinating to watch Daisy at this age – you can almost see her cogs turning!

My husband is such a wonderful Father. He is always happy to enjoy cuddles with Daisy, complete his share of the less glamorous parenting jobs and Daisy adores him. When he is working day shifts I often see Daisy looking towards the door and she simply says ‘Dada’. Usually she goes to playing toys right after but it still makes me sad for a few seconds!

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5 things I LOVE about Water Babies!

My daughter and I have been attending Water Babies for a few months now. It is fair to say that we are fans of the lessons. This is evident from looking at our Instagram feed or even watching this YouTube video of Daisy having her underwater photoshoot! Daisy has learned a lot already from Water Babies and we are into chapter 2 now. Today I want to share with you 5 things I LOVE about Water Babies!

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Living Arrows 1/52 – 2017

2017 is upon us! This year I’m looking forward to taking part in linkys and enjoying blogging even more than ever. Since my blog became more about me, and less about what I think people want, I’ve been much happier. My page views are higher than ever and more and more people return every month to read what I write. I feel really grateful for this! To celebrate 2017 I want to document my lovely daughter here even more by taking part in Donna Wishart’s weekly Living Arrows linky. I’m joining in from the beginning – Living Arrows 1/52. I can’t wait to look back and see how much Daisy has changed.

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth – Kahlil Gibran

Remember that everyone is welcome to join in. If you’re a blogger you can choose a few photographs of your child/ren and then join in with Donna’s lovely linky.

Each week I am going to be sharing a couple of photographs of Daisy. I hope as the year goes on I will be able to learn how to use my DSLR properly.  I’m looking forward to being inspired to using my camera more and seeing where the year takes us. I hope that this is going to be tying in well with my goal to learn how to use my camera properly. Fingers crossed my photographs will get better as time goes on – and my patience too!

Daisy has been teething a lot recently – and finally fits in to this lovely Disney outfit that her Nanny & Granded picked for her.

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Riding the Emotional Tide: What to Expect When Using an Egg Donor

*This is a collaborative post. Medical innovation and advanced technology have given women who are unable to conceive with their own eggs the precious gift of a family. Before the development of IVF (in vitro fertilization) there were no options for women with diminished ovarian reserve or POF (premature ovarian failure) who wanted to have a baby of their own.

Women who are 35 and younger usually begin to seek assistance from an infertility specialist if they are unable to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse (if the woman is over 35 years old, she should seek help after 6 months). Now when faced with the diagnosis of reduced fertility, couples may explore egg donation as an alternative to help build their families. However; with this option come many new emotions, and it is important for couples to be aware of what to expect, as the process can be difficult for one’s emotional health.

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