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S U M M E R ‘ S - E N D .  We’ve got less than 2 weeks until I start getting excited for my autumnal birthday, Christmas coming and I sprinkle everything with pumpkin spice before consuming! . Hope you’ve had a wonderful summer this year. .
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S U M M E R ‘ S - E N D . We’ve got less than 2 weeks until I start getting excited for my autumnal birthday, Christmas coming and I sprinkle everything with pumpkin spice before consuming! . Hope you’ve had a wonderful summer this year. . . . #fleu

Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey
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Galata Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey . Limited Edition of 1/50 . This SELECTED EDITION COLOUR PRINT is for sale. DM me if you’re interested. Free shipping worldwide. . www.melvinmapa.net/travelturkey 🇹🇷 . ©️MELVIN MAPA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Besties ️

Besties ️

Oh gee wiz, heres some serious sweetness for your wednesday evening

Oh gee wiz, heres some serious sweetness for your wednesday evening

• Time Slowed Down for a few Days•

• Time Slowed Down for a few Days•

Happy #tongueouttuesday from this nutcase.

Happy #tongueouttuesday from this nutcase.

It takes courage to be the person you’re becoming. ⁣
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DO you constantly worry about what other people think? ⁣
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Here’s some key things I’ve learned along the way, making ‘being’ and ‘doing’ different easier:⁣
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🤭It’s not your job to have everyone like you... I don’t like mushrooms, I don’t like clowns... what about you? Just because we’re human doesn’t mean that we should like everything/everyone 🤷‍️⁣
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️ Wouldn’t life be dull if we all wanted to ‘be’, ‘do’ and have the same?⁣
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🤔 We can’t always know what people are really thinking. (I don’t even know what my twin sis is thinking right now)⁣
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 It’s your life, your story to write and in the end it will be your decisions that count. ⁣
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 People tend to judge from a position of their own fears and insecurities. ⁣
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 People voice their thoughts and feelings because they care about you. Their judgement may be misguided, mis’worded’ compassion. ⁣
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Have courage and faith in you and who you are becoming. The right people for you will stay along for the ride ⁣

It takes courage to be the person you’re becoming. ⁣ ⁣ It takes courage to do, and be different to those around you. ⁣ ⁣ DO you constantly worry about what other people think? ⁣ ⁣ ‍️YEP- I did too (and I still work on it)⁣ ⁣ Here’s some key things I’

Busy busy on the farm... Orphan lambs to feed.. Finally the chooks have decided to start laying again  And we’ve got one week left and then lambing is over for another year!! We’ve almost got our lamb marking schedule complete - let us know if you’d like to give us hand at any point and we’d love you to get involved!!

Busy busy on the farm... Orphan lambs to feed.. Finally the chooks have decided to start laying again And we’ve got one week left and then lambing is over for another year!! We’ve almost got our lamb marking schedule complete - let us know if you’d

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Congratulations and Thank you so much for sharing your amazing moments with us!
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FEATURE Tales of the moment by talented @doralindaphotography #totm_doralindaphotography Congratulations and Thank you so much for sharing your amazing moments with us! Tag #talesofthemoment to be featured! . Featured by @mesenfantssauvages . . . .

Oh I love a sleeping baby, especially when she isn’t sleeping on me and I can do stuff for myself... like, I don’t know, sit there staring at my sleeping child to make sure she’s still breathing

Oh I love a sleeping baby, especially when she isn’t sleeping on me and I can do stuff for myself... like, I don’t know, sit there staring at my sleeping child to make sure she’s still breathing

So important to find your people they will  be there for you when you don't even realize you need them.
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So important to find your people they will be there for you when you don't even realize you need them. . . . #parenting #mothersunite #parenthood #motherhood #childhood #motherhoodsimplified #lifeisinthedetails  #mumsofinstagram #ignz #igersnz #motherhoodunpl

My favourite thing about our home is that the previous owners were green-fingered botanical wizards who made it not only aesthetically lovely, but partially edible.  And they message me on instagram to tell me things like 'the rhubarb makes a delicious pie', so that I feel compelled to track down the rhubarb in question and, with many small helpers and the advice of google, turn it from a mildly toxic green snail buffet to... drumroll... an actual culinary delight that made the house smell magnificent and all of the children gobbled up with enthusiasm!  We have blackberries and mint too.  What can I make with blackberries and/or mint..? P.S. There are a couple of new posts on the blog today - one that I had written last month and failed to publish, and a new one with some more pictures from our baking sesh.

My favourite thing about our home is that the previous owners were green-fingered botanical wizards who made it not only aesthetically lovely, but partially edible. And they message me on instagram to tell me things like 'the rhubarb makes a delicio

Sweet Louka, one month old tomorrow. Taylor she’s perfect in every little way  .
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Sweet Louka, one month old tomorrow. Taylor she’s perfect in every little way . . . .

Accurate portrayal of how I looked and felt after having a pregnancy massage this afternoon🧘‍️ (only a photo of me wouldn’t have been as cute to share ). Ahhh... It was so lovely to take an hour off all to myself! Mamas, when was the last time you got to do something 100% for YOU!?

Accurate portrayal of how I looked and felt after having a pregnancy massage this afternoon🧘‍️ (only a photo of me wouldn’t have been as cute to share ). Ahhh... It was so lovely to take an hour off all to myself! Mamas, when was the last time you go

For me nothing beats a dance party with this cheeky monkey! We’ve had such a terribly week with the hand, foot and mouth plus the extreme cold we haven’t really done anything fun. Neither of us has wanted to do our normal morning dance or play chase around the house while we giggle like crazy and I think that really gets to me because it’s such an important happy part of the day! But today felt like maybe we have turned a corner. Because today we  brushed our hair (Pippa even got little piggies!), tried on our new dresses and ate something else than chicken noodle soup. We listened to music all day long, played in the sun and then we danced our hearts out until we collapsed on the new rug all tired and happy. Oh how good it felt! The quarantine continues until Pippa’s blisters have healed (which by the looks of it is quite far away) and not seeing anyone does suck but at least we had a day full of giggles, not just one full of snot and Peppa Pig (I say that with utter mosh gratefulness for that show, it saved me this week)! God knows you need a day like this sometimes to lift your spirits, may tomorrow be a dance party day as well  After all this babbling about us I would love to hear how your week is going too!

For me nothing beats a dance party with this cheeky monkey! We’ve had such a terribly week with the hand, foot and mouth plus the extreme cold we haven’t really done anything fun. Neither of us has wanted to do our normal morning dance or play chase

She has such a better wardrobe than me 
Top & Sandals: @zara
Culottes: @marksandspencer

She has such a better wardrobe than me Top & Sandals: @zara Culottes: @marksandspencer

The milkymeter featured in @baby_mag_insta!!! 
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Grab yourself a copy of the October 2019 issue to find out how you can warm a baby’s bottle to the correct temperature in seconds using our award-winning gadget from Denmark. 🇩🇰️
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Have you used the milkymeter yet?
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The milkymeter featured in @baby_mag_insta !!! . Grab yourself a copy of the October 2019 issue to find out how you can warm a baby’s bottle to the correct temperature in seconds using our award-winning gadget from Denmark. 🇩🇰️ . Have you used the mi

دورتا دورت جنگل که باشد دلت غنج میرود برای رقص نسیم بامدادی و آوازک چکاوکی غلغله گر روی شاخه ی درخت باران خورده ی دیشب... کلبه ات کنار شرشر جویبار که باشد پنجره ی صبح ات را مه می پوشاند تا تو گلدان شکوفه های نقره ای را نوازش کنی و بروی سروقت کتری پر کلاغی ات روی اجاق هیمه های جنگلی که عطرش بال بال میزند برای حبه ای قند آفتاب و استکانی چای خوشبختی، آااای زندگی میچسبد در این صبح، بفرما تازگی، بفرما طراوت، بفرما شادی، بفرما عشق
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دورتا دورت جنگل که باشد دلت غنج میرود برای رقص نسیم بامدادی و آوازک چکاوکی غلغله گر روی شاخه ی درخت باران خورده ی دیشب... کلبه ات کنار شرشر جویبار که باشد پنجره ی صبح ات را مه می پوشاند تا تو گلدان شکوفه های نقره ای را نوازش کنی و بروی سروقت کتری پر

August 8, 2019: “every time I come to Aunti’s, I just have to go right here to swing as soon as I get here.” I can’t verify this. but I like it.

August 8, 2019: “every time I come to Aunti’s, I just have to go right here to swing as soon as I get here.” I can’t verify this. but I like it.

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My little sweetheart . . Wearing @jack.cubs corduroy overalls. Sturdy and light at the same time. Perfect to cover up against mosquitos in Indonesia . . . . #sponsored #toddlerclothing #toddlermomlife #toddleroveralls #lifeasmama #documentyourdays

new story on my blog ️
A hitchhiking trip to magical land called Roztocze, on the east of Poland 
link in profile description :)

new story on my blog ️ A hitchhiking trip to magical land called Roztocze, on the east of Poland link in profile description :)

Morning campers! Just look at the views!

Morning campers! Just look at the views!

#ad~gifted entry  We loved visiting The Eden Project when we stayed down in Cornwall at the beginning of the summer holidays.  There's just so much to see and do, it's so interactive and hands on and it's brilliant for people of all ages. The whole site is wheelchair and pushchair friendly, there are water fountains dotted around the rainforest biome as well as a 'cool down room' for those wishing to escape the tropical heat. ️ The Mediterranean biome is basically paradise and if I could just move in and live there, I definitely would.  You can even get married there! There are miles and miles of outdoor gardens, filled with bright, colourful flowers, medicinal plants and sculptures.  The outdoor gardens are even dog friendly and there are plenty of water bowls dotted around for our furry friends to drink from.  The accessibility is , @edenprojectcornwall really have gone the extra mile to make sure that EVERYONE can enjoy what's on offer and have an amazing day out.
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If you're planning on visiting Cornwall and you're looking for things to do🤔Or you're planning a trip to Eden anyway, head over to my blog and read the newly published review I've posted! It's a bit photo heavy, but it's rammed full of information that will help you make the most of your day at The Eden Project! Head over and let me know what you think; link is in the bio.

#ad ~gifted entry We loved visiting The Eden Project when we stayed down in Cornwall at the beginning of the summer holidays. There's just so much to see and do, it's so interactive and hands on and it's brilliant for people of all ages. The whole s

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I decided to swallow some of my own advice and jump in the frame today with my littlest one. I wouldn't say I'm camera shy but I'm so used to being the one behind the lens that I'm often absent from my family photos . Which reminds me, I've been meaning to mention that Spring is almost here! (if you're wondering about the connection between my self portraits and Spring - stay with me, there is a link; at least in my brain there is 🥴)....
Where was I?....oh yes, sunnier days are almost upon us and we can soon begin to move out of hibernation (not that you'd know it thanks to this recent cold snap but I assure you, Spring is coming! (insert happy dance). So to celebrate its upcoming arrival, I have lots of exciting things in the wood works which I'll be announcing over the coming weeks, so if you don't want to set up awkward tripods or you’re over taking crap family selfies with your i-phone, stay tuned! In the mean time - stay warm. 
Much love, Kel xxx

S E L F P O R T R A I T S I decided to swallow some of my own advice and jump in the frame today with my littlest one. I wouldn't say I'm camera shy but I'm so used to being the one behind the lens that I'm often absent from my family photos . Whic

one of his favourite things (next too ) is lying outside under the trees  #happiestoutside

one of his favourite things (next too ) is lying outside under the trees #happiestoutside

PARENTING now is a two-way relationship where you learn from each other! And indeed we are learning a lot from our little darling  First and very important lesson which we learnt is 'everyday is a fresh start!  Kids don’t carry baggage from one day to the next. They start fresh, Always! Likewise we should too forget whatever happened yesterday and start fresh 
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On that note, currently our little girl teaching us Kannada (language)! Yess.. I know it's been 11 long years since we are here in #bangalore and still can't speak fluently  But now I am learning just coz I have in-house teacher 
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What's the one thing you learning currently from your kid/kiddos? Pls share in comments ️
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PARENTING now is a two-way relationship where you learn from each other! And indeed we are learning a lot from our little darling First and very important lesson which we learnt is 'everyday is a fresh start! Kids don’t carry baggage from one day t

Не верится, что на следующей неделе 1 сентября Как же быстро пролетело лето! А в голове крутится песня «Я так хочу, чтобы лето не кончалось...»
Как же не хочется в школу Я настолько сыта  школьной жизнью моего сына🤣🤣🤣 что со страхом веду дочь в первый класс🤗 А вдруг все будет по-другому и я буду получать только удовольствие от Алеськиной учебы? Пусть так и будет!!!🤗
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Не верится, что на следующей неделе 1 сентября Как же быстро пролетело лето! А в голове крутится песня «Я так хочу, чтобы лето не кончалось...» Как же не хочется в школу Я настолько сыта школьной жизнью моего сына🤣🤣🤣 что со страхом веду дочь в первы

T H E S E two  their relationship has just had a leap forward in love and they are even more inseparable at times. 
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T H E S E two their relationship has just had a leap forward in love and they are even more inseparable at times. Makes my heart burst. . . . . #hestilllovesmemorethough #billyandmagdalena #thesetwo #motherhood #moments #snapshot #documentyourdays

Been tricking the kids that they are going to a drop in Crèche in Bordeaux that we found today because us adults need a holiday too, so they are gonna lose their shit when we arrive at the water park. 
Let’s pray no one cries again at the thought of crèche and the R.E lessons again or we may have to tell them the surprise early. Mixing the prints up and it just made me think of the clashing print style queen @annalathamstyling .....
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Been tricking the kids that they are going to a drop in Crèche in Bordeaux that we found today because us adults need a holiday too, so they are gonna lose their shit when we arrive at the water park. Let’s pray no one cries again at the thought of

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Today where off to the park to see @kerri_bevis and Ziva, Harry is super excited going “Ziva, Play” Im just hoping it doesnt rain!!! .

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Leggings- @2littlelegs_ 
Hoop- @atypicalkids 
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O O T D . Today where off to the park to see @kerri_bevis and Ziva, Harry is super excited going “Ziva, Play” Im just hoping it doesnt rain!!! . Hoping you all have a fab day!! . . Top and Wooden peices - @tatracottage (HARRY10) Leggings- @2littl

 What makes the milkymeter unique? 
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It uses a first-of-its-kind technology called Microweter Technology where digital sensors transmit temperature information directly from the microwave.
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What makes the milkymeter unique? . It uses a first-of-its-kind technology called Microweter Technology where digital sensors transmit temperature information directly from the microwave. . It doesn’t use a battery, wire or charger, but instead use

This one loves his cuddles  #mummyandson #summertime

This one loves his cuddles #mummyandson #summertime

This little kid of mine is glued to me at all times...i love it and get frustrated by it all at the same time, is that even possible 🤯

This little kid of mine is glued to me at all times...i love it and get frustrated by it all at the same time, is that even possible 🤯

These are some of my favourite products in my pantry. They’re all different brands, all different foods but they all have one thing in common - they’re Australian Certified Organic.

Did you know the word organic is not regulated in Australia? So how do you know if what you’re buying is actually organic? Actually ethical, safe, free from synthetic chemicals or antibiotics?

Check the pack! If it has the Australian Certified Organic Logo on it you can trust that it actually is organic and it’s been through the process to receive organic certification 

@australianorganic #chooseorganic #ad

These are some of my favourite products in my pantry. They’re all different brands, all different foods but they all have one thing in common - they’re Australian Certified Organic. Did you know the word organic is not regulated in Australia? So how

FAMILY, the most important thing in the world family and love. Come rain or shine these are the ones that hold you together

FAMILY, the most important thing in the world family and love. Come rain or shine these are the ones that hold you together

First day back to crèche (nursery, vrtec 🤷‍️) and he goes into his classroom and shouts “regarde” - look at me and my new backpack 🦁 #truestory 
It wasn’t always like this. We struggled for a month before he stopped crying there and now it took us one year to avoid crying when he comes back after holidays. New backpack certainly helped 🥰
Does your kid love or hate nursery? Or is he/she just starting in September?
I will share some tips tonight on how to get them ready for this big step 🥰
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His backpack is from @malizakladi, @trixie.baby brand. I had my eyes on it for months now and I’m just as excited as David about it!!

First day back to crèche (nursery, vrtec 🤷‍️) and he goes into his classroom and shouts “regarde” - look at me and my new backpack 🦁 #truestory It wasn’t always like this. We struggled for a month before he stopped crying there and now it took us on

Yesterday, we took a Causeway bus tour with Irish Tours - total last minute thing (decided the day before) and it was such a great decision.
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We've never done a bus tour before & to be honest, I wasn't sure it was going to be fun for the kids (especially the 6yr old!) But...it was! They had a great time and we got to see so many gorgeous places. We stopped off at the Giants Causeway,  Dunluce Castle, Bushmills, Carrick-a-rede rope bridge & finally a quick stop at Carnlough for an ice-cream.
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I will put together a blog post because I think it is worthy of one, for sure. But I'd love to know...have you ever done a bus tour? What did you think of it?
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Yesterday, we took a Causeway bus tour with Irish Tours - total last minute thing (decided the day before) and it was such a great decision. . We've never done a bus tour before & to be honest, I wasn't sure it was going to be fun for the kids (espec

Happy Hump Day.... we’ve got extra caffeine on the counter today from 10am in the form of our delicious coffee & walnut cake.

Happy Hump Day.... we’ve got extra caffeine on the counter today from 10am in the form of our delicious coffee & walnut cake.

DAUGHTERS ️ I couldn’t imagine my life with out my girls,I always craved the love that I used to see other have with there mums, I spent so many of my years wishing I had what they had! Instead of being grateful for what I do have! I was in Nando’s the other day with just me and my two baby’s & for the first time in my life I didn’t feel lonely,I was sitting with my two girls having a chat with my heart feeling more full then it’s have ever felt before and I literally wanted to cry because I was so happy ! I’m so lucky and I’m so excited to have the most amazing future I wasn’t just blessed with one I got two ️️️️️️️ #toddler #toddlersofig #toddlerofinstagram #babysofinsta #mymotherhood #darlingmovement #letthembelittle #mymagicalmoments #documentyourdays #thoughchildseyes #enchantedchildhood #mummybloggersuk #ohheymama #mumtogs #candidchildhood #londonmumblogger #londonmum #londonmums

DAUGHTERS ️ I couldn’t imagine my life with out my girls,I always craved the love that I used to see other have with there mums, I spent so many of my years wishing I had what they had! Instead of being grateful for what I do have! I was in Nando’s t

Primary 2

Primary 2

Remember that custom christening bonnet, well look at this beautiful little boy wearing it on his special day .
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Remember that custom christening bonnet, well look at this beautiful little boy wearing it on his special day . . Being included as a brand if your lives and moments is just heart bursting. . Bonnet: Vintage Austrian lace custom . @laurajuneharvey

How I see things VS what people see. 
Sadly I lost all my drawings from academy years. Except this one.

How I see things VS what people see. Sadly I lost all my drawings from academy years. Except this one.

Storm is coming!

Storm is coming!

Sometimes I need to remind myself to take a deep breathe and chill the fuck out. When I was a kid I used to daydream about seeing and experiencing half the shit I’ve done, and my adventures aren’t even close to being over yet #turnup #fuckthesystem

Sometimes I need to remind myself to take a deep breathe and chill the fuck out. When I was a kid I used to daydream about seeing and experiencing half the shit I’ve done, and my adventures aren’t even close to being over yet #turnup #fuckthesystem

Just when we thought we were finally clear of sickness after a month of it, which started days after my d&c which was 2 weeks after my wisdom teeth were removed and had a vomiting bug and colds amongst the kids prior to that!
Well today Chanelle is blocked up feeling a bit feverish and super super super whingy and clingy 
I am praying by some kind of miracle she wakes up fine tomorrow the 3-4 hours of sleep a night are killing me whilst there’s been illnesses about 
Anybody know best ways to kick a virus fast!?
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Just when we thought we were finally clear of sickness after a month of it, which started days after my d&c which was 2 weeks after my wisdom teeth were removed and had a vomiting bug and colds amongst the kids prior to that! Well today Chanelle is b

We gingen reeds verschillende keren minigolfen met de kinderen en deze keer was het de eerste keer van begin tot einde écht heel leuk. Alle kinderen deden serieus mee, behalve Anna. Er waren geen crisissen of verveelde kinderen. Yes, dat hebben we maar mooi weer gehad. Ze worden natuurlijk ook ouder en dan lukken zo'n dingen makkelijker. Voelt dan zo echt een beetje als een overwinning haha.⁠
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We gingen reeds verschillende keren minigolfen met de kinderen en deze keer was het de eerste keer van begin tot einde écht heel leuk. Alle kinderen deden serieus mee, behalve Anna. Er waren geen crisissen of verveelde kinderen. Yes, dat hebben we ma

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PHOTO OPS

Does anyone else find they are always looking for or can’t resist a photo opportunity?

When we were on our @havenofficial a quick round of crazy golf meant we stumbled across this little lighthouse. Ronnie happened to be wearing his @alex.and.ayla lighthouse sweater so it felt like the perfect photo! 
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PHOTO OPS Does anyone else find they are always looking for or can’t resist a photo opportunity? When we were on our @havenofficial a quick round of crazy golf meant we stumbled across this little lighthouse. Ronnie happened to be wearing his @alex

Cannot believe I have a 6 year old daughter today! Motherhood is one crazy journey!
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Cannot believe I have a 6 year old daughter today! Motherhood is one crazy journey! . . . #mynameismama #acupofmotherhood #dailyparenting #motherhoodinspired #igmotherhood #motherhoodsimplified #lifeasmama #ourcandidlife #myhonestmotherhood #mumsofin

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Morning vibes  If you feel happy, smile with your heart ️ #positivevibes

Morning vibes If you feel happy, smile with your heart ️ #positivevibes

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All the usual chaos  First day of school

All the usual chaos First day of school

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People don’t expect you to be able to parent when you’re battling your inner demons but I’ve learned that I can have a mental illness and still be a good mom. As I am on proper medication now, having regular visits with my therapist, while sticking to my treatment plan, I’ve been ABLE to take care of my kids and be PRESENT. I still have episodes of #pnes here and there but I am handling it! It has been a bumpy road... I’ll admit... From the beginning of it all, with all of the stress and seizures I was having, on top of the excess in medication—my memory basically evaporated—I don’t remember celebrating my son’s First Birthday for instance. I know I was there because of our pictures on my blog but I can’t recall BEING there. It’s a blank memory with illustrations that tell of a vague story through a person who was not wholly ME. So, now I take things day by day and truly live in the moment with my kids. I can tell that they feel a new kind of attachment to me as well... It’s much stronger. My daughter sticks to me like glue while my son jumps all over me, always needing to be in my arms. I live for them ️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀—————————
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People don’t expect you to be able to parent when you’re battling your inner demons but I’ve learned that I can have a mental illness and still be a good mom. As I am on proper medication now, having regular visits with my therapist, while sticking t

My tough, rowdy, free spirit, wild child. Who doesn’t quite understand the meaning of no. Maybe she does, but she just refuses to listen. We’re working on it. We’ve been to the hospital ER twice this month for bad falls if that gives you any indication of her energy. Lots of lessons we’re working on lately, but I wouldn’t wish for anything else. Even if it does put me over the edge alot of days. ALL WORTH IT. THANK YOU JESUS.
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My tough, rowdy, free spirit, wild child. Who doesn’t quite understand the meaning of no. Maybe she does, but she just refuses to listen. We’re working on it. We’ve been to the hospital ER twice this month for bad falls if that gives you any indicati

There’s something so strong and so tender about daddy’s arms
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There’s something so strong and so tender about daddy’s arms . @emshoresphotography . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Marin Fertility Center, whose team helped make our dreams a reality @marinfertilitycenter . . #ivfjourney #ivfsuc

Party in the Park 🥳
Lucca and Reuben had fun in the sun celebrating their friend’s 3rd Birthday 
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Party in the Park 🥳 Lucca and Reuben had fun in the sun celebrating their friend’s 3rd Birthday #thelivesofluccaandreuben #tlolar

High ponytails and high spirits from this lovely lady! ⁠
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High ponytails and high spirits from this lovely lady! ⁠ .⁠ .⁠ ( repost @thedalleyedit )⁠

Hands in the air for this baby party animal 🥳
Reuben’s all partied out after going to two birthday parties this weekend 
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Hands in the air for this baby party animal 🥳 Reuben’s all partied out after going to two birthday parties this weekend #thelifeofreuben #tlor

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Johannesburg, South Africa . www.melvinmapa.net/travelsouthafrica🇿🇦 . ©️MELVIN MAPA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #35mmphotography #storyofthestreet #bwstreet #photographyproject #documentyourdays #photocomposition #35mmstreetphot

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Table Bay, Cape Town . www.melvinmapa.net/travelsouthafrica 🇿🇦 . ©️MELVIN MAPA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #35mmphotography #freelancephotographer #landscapephotography #fineartphotography #photographyproject #documentyourdays #travelphotogra

‘Great to see u’ Mr Gruffalo 
Lucca had a fun time watching the Gruffalo Live, his first West End Theatre Show 
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‘Great to see u’ Mr Gruffalo Lucca had a fun time watching the Gruffalo Live, his first West End Theatre Show #thelifeoflucca #tlol

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The Port of Cape Town, Cape Town . This SELECTED EDITION COLOUR PRINT is for sale. DM me if you’re interested. Free shipping worldwide. . Limited Edition of 1/25 . www.melvinmapa.net/travelsouthafrica 🇿🇦 . ©️MELVIN MAPA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

wordless...
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I don't know what to tell you; I'm not very good at writing here and now. I'm much better, to be honest, at aimlessly looking and meandering back
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I've committed recently to this tight and tangling trajectory of losing my heavy self while suddenly and almost radically regaining some sweet softness; this new brave-on-the-rocks feeling to let a foreign weight lay against me again
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my last heartbreak doesn't have me. it didn't fucking get me! I've managed to mourn my way gracelessly out the other side. i started writing ivo and me when I felt shut in a stale room of confusion and sour misguidance, and somehow you've watched me weave my way out. so thanks! for reading along these honest projections and tiny fragments of me
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wordless... . I don't know what to tell you; I'm not very good at writing here and now. I'm much better, to be honest, at aimlessly looking and meandering back . I've committed recently to this tight and tangling trajectory of losing my heavy self wh

The best thing about Legoland is Mini Land 🤩
Lucca loves following all the mini trains around, especially the London Underground and DLR trains that he is use to seeing in his hometown 
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The best thing about Legoland is Mini Land 🤩 Lucca loves following all the mini trains around, especially the London Underground and DLR trains that he is use to seeing in his hometown #thelifeoflucca #tlol

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