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  • WHY DOES THE GIRAFFE HAVE LONG LEGS

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: AT WORK, LITTLE ONES

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    Why does the Giraffe have long legs?….

    On the way home from school on Friday I got accused of  ‘forgetting’. My sharp little nearly-5-year-old remembers everything and notices when I don’t!  My crime had been to not put a special note in her lunch box that day, and my heart sank when she told me I had ‘forgotted’ her special message. Continue reading

  • WITH ALL OUR HEARTS

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: CRAFTY GOODNESS, LITTLE ONES

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    Pinterest… I have many boards stacked full of inspiration and ideas. I even have two accounts one personal and one for Flotsam and Jetsam. It is too easy to spend an hour flicking through pretty and intriguing images adding them to my collections. I finally got around to doing one of my ‘Little Ones’ activities this week after pinning it over 2 years ago! A chance to do some quality painting time with a prophetic edge with my beautiful big girl. It was a joint effort but she took the lead and it is now hanging proudly on our wall. Continue reading

  • CATCHING DUST

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: AT HOME, LITTLE ONES, SACRED SPACES

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    This is one of those moments you stop and savor, to remember in years to come. A few minutes post bath and pre bed – that in between worlds time of day, I witnessed an in between worlds kind of experience; a moment where nothing became everything. Continue reading

  • GARDEN GOODIES

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: AT HOME, FAMILY WORSHIP, LITTLE ONES, OUTDOORS, SUMMER

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    I love gardening- my girls are also starting to see the benefits of this pastime. So far this summer they have seen seeds grow, sunflowers burst open, blossom turn to apples and tasted some strawberry delights. It’s has been quite a vegetable patch success story this year with crops of strawberries, potatoes and tomatoes all winning the battle against the heat and rain. Continue reading

  • IT’S HOLIDAY TIME!

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: FAMILY WORSHIP, OUTDOORS, SUMMER

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    These last three weeks or so I have not been blogging. We have been busy bees: sunbathing, paddling pooling, reward board making, stomach bugging , DIY-ing and birthday partying…

    …and my lists of  ‘To Do’ jobs has grown longer and longer, but thank fully for us it is time for the much awaited trip to France to begin! Continue reading