Living Arrows – 1/52 {2019}

Ooh, this is exciting! You may remember a couple of days ago I published a post on my aims for 2019. And one of the things I said I wanted to do this year was publish more personal posts here on my blog. So I thought what better way to kick that off than by joining in with the Living Arrows linky for the first time ever!?

If you’ve never heard of Living Arrows before, it’s basically a series about celebrating childhood through weekly photographs. The project originally took its name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth” and every Monday many bloggers share a moment from their week and invite others to do the same as part of a link-up.

Each week I’ll be aiming to share three pictures from our week – one of Stacey, one of Oscar, and one of them both together. And I’ll tell you a little bit about each photograph too. I hope it’s something you guys will enjoy having a read of, and I think it will be a nice little series for me to look back on at the end of the year to see how much my children have grown. So, are you sitting comfortably? Then let’s go!

Stacey and Oscar's Snapchat Pic

The first picture this week my daughter Stacey actually took on Snapchat when her and Oscar were messing around at my mum’s house one afternoon. And even though it’s not the best quality, I felt I had to steal it to feature in this weeks Living Arrows post as I think it shows just how close they are as siblings. Don’t let them fool you though – they fight like cat and dog just as much as they get along! LOL.

Poorly Oscar asleep at Pizza Hut

On Saturday, the kids and I headed into town so they could spend some of their Christmas money. But while we were out, Oscar started to feel unwell and kept falling to sleep. I thought having some food might make him feel a bit better, so we headed to Pizza Hut for tea. But as you can see, he fell asleep there too and didn’t want any food. I felt like such a bad mum for not realising he was under the weather before we left home.

Stacey at Pizza Hut

Luckily, Stacey was feeling just fine. And we managed to demolish most of a pizza, some cheesy chips and a pudding between us. Once we’d eaten we went straight home so Oscar could go to bed, and I’m pleased to say he was feeling much better by Sunday morning. Phew!

And there you have it, my first ever Living Arrows post. I hope you all enjoyed it, and I can’t wait to read through some of the other posts in the link-up. Be sure to let me know in the comments below if you’ve taken part this week. And if not, I’ll pop the badge below so you can click through to find out more about it.

Thanks for reading guys.
Until next time, take care.
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  1. 13/01/2019 / 4:53 pm

    I am so pleased you’re joining in this year and the reason I do Living Arrows is pretty much the reason you’re joining in – so that my blog stays true to its roots, documenting the children growing and our lives together. I can’t wait to see your two grow as time goes by x
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  2. 13/01/2019 / 8:05 pm

    It’s a great idea, I’ve never heard of it. Well done for joining in, I need to get back to more groups and blogger involvement.

  3. 13/01/2019 / 8:14 pm

    What a wonderful concept. If I had children myself I am sure I would take part!

  4. 13/01/2019 / 8:45 pm

    Oh bless him, that’s such a lovely photo of him asleep. I’m pleased to hear he wasn’t poorly for long x

  5. Rachel Evans
    13/01/2019 / 10:58 pm

    What a lovely idea!

  6. 13/01/2019 / 11:14 pm

    Aww, I hope he’s feeling better now. Welcome to Living Arrows – this is my 6th year of joining in and it’s such a lovely linky 🙂 #LivingArrows

  7. 14/01/2019 / 10:08 am

    Some lovely photos, I hope oscar is feeling better now x

  8. 14/01/2019 / 7:20 pm

    I haven’t heard of the living arrows before but it is such a lovely idea and will be a lovely thing to look back on at the end of the year! Good luck with keeping up with it!

  9. 14/01/2019 / 10:03 pm

    Living Arrows sounds like such a lovely way of keeping the most important memories of the week. It will definitely be nice to look back on at the end of the year 🙂

  10. 14/01/2019 / 10:07 pm

    Ah bless him falling asleep at Pizza Hut, it always so hard to judge when their properly poorly or not isn’t it. Lovely photos
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  11. 15/01/2019 / 12:00 pm

    Such a beautiful concept I love the idea behind this completely! I would sure have taken part myself if I had little ones – hopefully something for the future fingers crossed!

  12. 15/01/2019 / 10:14 pm

    This is such a great idea to share photos and about kids on a weekly basis. Sometimes we get so wrapped up on things that we forget to celebrate these little joys. Great photo btw.

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