Living Arrows 3/52 [2020]

Good morning! Happy Monday! I hope you’ve had a great week. This post is going to be dominated by just one thing… Daisy had an allergy trial in hospital on Wednesday, for dairy, and she passed! Which is just unbelievable. Dairy was Daisy’s worst FPIES allergen when she was a baby and made her so poorly even from just 10 day old. I am still in a state of shock about it all and while we have to trial lots of dairy related foods over the next month, at home, I’m looking forward to her being able to enjoy some dairy away from home too soon! Perhaps even a trip to Disney towards the end of this year!

This weeks photo I snapped while at the bus stop on Friday, waiting to go to Nursery. Daisy was singing about tigers and kangaroos and making up a song. It was such a lovely time together.

This isn’t the best photo ever but I just wanted to capture my cheeky girl!

I mentioned last week that Daisy loves a cheeky McDonalds, and we love that they are able to cater to her FPIES allergies. Soon she will be able to try a cheeseburger (without the bun) which I think is going to be quite exciting for her. Also, I keep spending hours every day procrastinating thinking about all of the nice things that she is going to be able to eat and enjoy. Ice cream, lots of types of bread, just so many sauces, filling meals and lovely treats. It is going to be a great year for Daisy, I can just tell! Food is life really and I can’t wait for her to be able to get more calcium easily.

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Living Arrows 2/52 [2020]

Good morning! Happy Monday! I hope the week ahead is a great one for us all. This week we are having a LOT of jobs done around our house, hopefully! We are having our broken fencing replaced (we are paying for this) and then the council are fixing the stairs (hopefully!) and a blown window in our bedroom. I’m really looking forward to having a couple of jobs crossed off the list – as then we can find get the hall landing and stairs carpet fitted! Also, Daisy has a milk trial in hospital this week, which feels pretty daunting. I’m trying to put it to the back of my mind for the next 2 days but I can’t go with her sadly, as I’ve got to be home for the council workers to come in. Anyway, Living Arrows 2/52 is live – how are we already halfway through the month almost?!

Daisy loves a cheeky McDonalds, and we love that they are able to cater to her FPIES allergies. I have a post about parents debating ‘would you take your child to McDonalds?’ I personally feel it’s a great little treat for little ones. Daisy loves being able to have a bunless happy meal and get herself a little toy too.

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Living Arrows 1/52 [2020]

Happy New Year! I hope that your 2020 is off to a great start, I know ours is. As is common at this time of year I am feeling super motivated. Because Daisy and I have had the flu for several weeks we’ve been stuck home which means I’ve had time to think about lots of plans for the year ahead both for our family and for my blogging life.

Daisy helping make pancakes
Daisy is so inquisitive so I love to let her help me in the kitchen.
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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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