Every week I join in with Living Arrows, a blog linky run by Donna at What the Redhead Said. The name Living Arrows comes from a poem by Kahlil Gibran; “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”, and each Monday I share a photo of M, and one of B, and a bit about what we’ve been up to the previous week.
I was about to write that last week was another busy one, but I think now that M has started preschool, every term time week is going to feel busy!
My favourite photograph of M last week was this one, that I took at Banham Zoo on Friday. It was her first ever ‘school’ trip (although every child had a parent with them). M was so excited about it. She loves Banham Zoo and it was so thrilling for her to be able to see the animals with all of her little friends.
B’s photograph was taken on Saturday when we went to the beach. It makes me smile because she’s in that typical baby/toddler hat refusal stage. I lost count of how many times we put it back on her!
Unfortunately, while we were at the beach, a big gust of wind blew sand in B’s face, and irritated her eye. It stayed red and puffy, so that evening I called 111 for advice and of course they sent us to A&E.
After a couple of hours’ wait, B slept all the way through having her eyelid turned inside out, a grain of sand removed and her eye flushed with saline! Thankfully it all seems back to normal now, and we’re very grateful for the NHS!