Living Arrows 1/53 (2018) – Daisy playing with her new tablet

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Happy New Year! I’m so pleased that the new year started on a Monday this year. Monday has become one of my favourite days since I started working from home. I always feel that a Monday is a fresh start to the week! Anyway, this Monday I was enjoying a nice meal at my Mum’s house for New Years Day and that is why this post is a day late! This weeks Living Arrows 1/53 post is now live – come take a look and see what Daisy has been up to!

Living Arrows 1/52 - Daisy playing on her tablet

Daisy received a Fire HD 8 Kids Edition for Christmas from her Grandma. Initially, I wasn’t sure that we would get any use from the tablet but we have been using it for a small amount of time each day. On this occasion, I wanted to get some washing put away and so I was able to sit Daisy on the bed to watch the tablet.

Living Arrows 1/52 2018

One of the features that I have been loving so far is the games on the tablet. As you can possibly see Daisy was playing on a Peppa Pig game as she is Peppa Pig mad. The idea of this was that you could just do a freehand drawing, using stickers, sounds, and paintbrushes on the tablet. Daisy loved moving her fingers around the screen and seeing what was happening.

We’ve had a lovely week so far and Daisy is now at nursery two mornings a week – Tuesdays and Fridays. I’m really looking forward to having some extra time to get some work done and have a rest too. Some weeks when Daisy is in her nursery I’m so exhausted from my chronic illnesses that I just come home and have a sleep. I feel really lucky that we can afford to send her to the nursery!

Thanks to Donna at What The Redhead Said for running this lovely linky. I can’t wait to take part again this year and see how much Daisy grows in 2018.

Living Arrows

14 Responses

  1. Rebecca January 2, 2018 / 6:28 pm

    J’s tablet is great for when I need to get things done. He also uses it to unwind when he’s had a ‘sensory stressful’ morning. There’s some great educational apps so I don’t feel too guilty x

    • katykicker January 2, 2018 / 8:42 pm

      It’s good to have some time to get on isn’t it!

  2. Siobhan January 3, 2018 / 2:24 am

    It is so important as a parent we take the opportunities to rest when we can! Take care of yourself xx

  3. RACHEL BUSTIN January 3, 2018 / 9:27 am

    We have been thinking about getting our daughter a tablet. She loves to play games on my phone, it seems to calm her down!


    • katykicker January 3, 2018 / 12:04 pm

      Whatever gets us through the days hey!

  4. Angela Webster January 3, 2018 / 9:28 am

    Daisy looks very happy with her new Kindle. I don’t mind my kids having a little time on them each day as the games are fun and educational. I hope she enjoys nursery and you get rest where you can xx #LivingArrows

    • katykicker January 3, 2018 / 12:04 pm

      Yeah I’ve been surprised at what you can get on there to be honets! Thanks Angela – Happy New Year!

  5. Donna January 4, 2018 / 2:00 pm

    Athena and Troy have both had those tablets for a few years now and we absolutely love them. Great for down time, holidays and as a distraction! So pleased you’re joining in again x

    • katykicker January 4, 2018 / 3:33 pm

      Thank you for having me – I loved looking back recently! yeah it’s great to have a little break together and watch something or play a game too isn’t it x

  6. Mudpie Fridays January 7, 2018 / 12:47 pm

    I can totally understand why Monday is your favourite day of the week. I hope one day it becomes mine too! Looks like she’s really enjoying her time on the tablet and the game sounds great will have to search for it. Happy New Year x #LivingArrows

  7. Sherry January 7, 2018 / 8:42 pm

    She looks so content here and yay for some down time – I often struggle #LivingArrows

  8. Nicola January 7, 2018 / 8:45 pm

    Monday was my favourite day of the week when it was my day off, now it is just full of chewy people in the office. Booooo! Work from home forever that’s my advice! We gave our little one my iPad when we went on a 10 hour flight, now he won’t give me it back. The wiggles toothbrushing app, the alphablocks and twirlywoos are constantly rotated! Makes me grrr when I see the BBC charging for cbeebies apps! X

  9. Janet Yarwood January 7, 2018 / 10:55 pm

    Looks like she’s loving it and great that you’re getting some time for yourself too

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