Daisy, you are 3!

I can vividly remember your 1st Birthday. As the day drew closer I found myself thinking back over the birth a lot. We spent the day on holiday and made the best of celebrating you becoming 1. When you turned 2 we spent the day visiting family and I felt that it was your best Birthday yet. This year, as you turn 3, we are spending the day with lots of our family and making a celebration of the whole day. This morning we will begin with a special pancake breakfast, with Grandma, before we head over to a little tea party at Nanny & Grandad’s house. Auntie Jamie is even making you a wheat, gluten, dairy, soya and coconut free cake. That is no mean feat! I’m really excited for the day ahead but I wanted to start by sharing this post – Daisy, you are 3!

Living Arrows 4/52 - Daisy and I on holiday at Centerparcs

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Find out why I don’t limit screen time

Screen time. The scourge of modern society. We’ve all seen the articles. Our children will grow up with small brains. They will be unsocialised. Our children will talk less than the previous generation. On and on the articles go. All sharing the studies and evidence that our children will basically become stunted by their addiction to tablets or screen time. Today I want to talk to you about why I don’t limit screen time and I rarely feel guilty about it!

Why I don't limit screen time

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Living Arrows 53/53 – Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! I hope you and your family have had a wonderful festive period. We’ve lots of time together and at the time of writing this Thomas has been enjoying a few well deserved days off work too. It’s been a bit of a weird Christmas this year, knowing that we are almost finished living in our first home together. Also, Thomas had to go to work on a night shift on Christmas Day which wasn’t ideal. But what can you do?! Anyway, Christmas was really kind to us all and today I’m wanting to share a few photos with you! I can’t believe that another year of Living Arrows is over and this is my Living Arrows 53/53 post!

Living Arrows 53/53 - Daisy leaving treats for Santa

On Christmas Eve Thomas had already gone to work so Daisy and I left out the treats for Santa. We didn’t get to use the special plate my sister got Daisy when she was born because unfortunately, I couldn’t reach it in the cupboard! Nevermind – there will always be next year won’t there! Anyway, Daisy chose a homemade mince pie, carrots for the reindeer and a glass of orange juice, as milk is poison for Daisy!

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Living Arrows 52/53 – The poorly house!

Happy Christmas Eve! I’m so excited for tomorrow. I’m going to enjoy lots of time with my family, have great presents, enjoy good food and relax lots. This is the only piece of work I’ve done in the last few days and it feels really good to be having a break. I’m so excited! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas whatever you’re doing. Anyway, Christmas Eve is here and this weeks living arrows 52/53 post is now live!

Living Arrows 52/53

Despite Daddy and Daisy being card carrying members of the poorly house, all week long, they managed to redeem themselves enough here. Daddy was next door, talking to Santa (wrapping presents!) and Santa decided to pay Daisy a visit. It was a lovely moment and unlike last year Daisy didn’t suss anything out!

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Living Arrows 51/53 – Christmas Jumper Day

Happy Monday! I’m so excited that this time next week it will be Christmas Eve! Daisy is really looking forward to Santa visiting and has been talking about him on an almost daily basis. I’m really hyped for sharing presents with her and having lots of time with my family too. Plus the party food of course! Anyway, Monday is here and this weeks living arrows 51/53 post is now live!

Living Arrows 51/53

I know this is a little grainy, as I took it on my phone, but Daisy wanted to take a photograph. Here she is, ready for Christmas Jumper Day at Nursery. She sat down and did a few poses for me, which gave me a chuckle first thing in the morning! Her Christmas Jumper had Peppa Pig on and she looked adorable in it. Although just like me Daisy really feels the heat and wanted to take it off by lunchtime when she finished Nursery!

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