Life in Pictures: Just Keep Swimming

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Or like, waddle inelegantly into the water, squeal at the cold, stumble over pebbles and feel jealous of anyone wearing crocs*. It wasn’t the longest dip I’ve ever had in my life… and I’m not sure any real swimming was done… but we went in the water! In England! For about 4 minutes!

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(Park) Life In Pictures

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We spent about 4 hours in our local park this week, just hanging out. We haven’t had chance to do that for ages – it was so nice. Every time we meet up we try to cram work in and we always end up feeling like we don’t spend enough time doing normal stuff, normal kid, mum, friend stuff. So this week we hung out. We did work a bit too to be honest… but mainly we played! Thank goodness summer is finally here. WHOOP. Looking back at these photos and seeing how much they have all grown is a really nice reminder of one of the main reasons we started this blog – to document their childhood!

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My littlest turned 2 this weekend, which seems to have come out of nowhere. I feel a bit emotional that I no longer have a baby, but that’s silly right?! Especially as she hasn’t been a baby for about a year. And now I have this lovely little thing who seems to adore her slightly useless mummy.

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This week we’ve had a busy week of work leading up to a photoshoot for the front cover of our third book. The girls were collectively the best behaved they’ve ever been at one of these shoots (probably because of the biscuit bribery we used!).

 

This was the highlight of the shoot, where we gave them handfuls of glitter and they had to blow it towards the camera. The poor photographer ended up looking like a glitter ball by the fourth take. In between photos there was quite a lot of waiting around whilst things got set up but they seemed to be quite happy amusing themselves sat on a window ledge for most of it.

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This week, well, to be honest – its been raining and freezing for most the week so to say we have done a great deal…. would be a bit fat lie! Harper did get to spend some quality time with the grandparents which was a nice break.

 

Before kids I never thought I’d give mine an ipad. And yet here I am, it gets whipped out more than it probably should!

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Life In Pictures: Christmas Time

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Sad sad faces that Christmas is gone. It seemed to be over before it really got going didn’t it? And now I’m joining the rest of the nation feeling grumpy, fat and poor. But we did have a really lovely time, so I can’t complain. It was the first time I had ever been away from my parents for Christmas and I was anxious about that (fully appreciating how wet that sounds given I’m nearly 34) and also nervous about having people over here. I never really thought about how much pressure there is to make Christmas dinner nice…. if it tastes crap then it’s crap for everyone! But thanks to Ocado and the immense amount of dinner options you can buy ready made (like, all of it), it tasted lovely. Phew!

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Life in Pictures is our weekly mini-gallery of what our Little Buttons have been up to over the past seven days.