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January 5, 2015


Living Arrows 1

Lucas had a bit of a rough spell before Christmas, he wasn’t his usual self, always a little under the weather and his behaviour was becoming increasingly challenging. He was tired as the end of term was approaching and we had some really tough days. days where I felt like we’d never get this carefree smile again. However, the Christmas break has done him the world of good and we have a happy little chap back. He loves to have us all home and thrives with family time; I love his smile on this photo.

This last week the weather was so cold we didn’t get out very much apart from one very swift visit to the park. In fact a couple of minutes after this photograph was taken Lucas started complaining of the cold so we make our way home and watched a DVD with hot chocolate to warm up. It was worth going out in the frost just for that!

Living Arrows is now being hosted on the lovely Shutterflies blog so please pop over and have a look, so many beautiful photographs on there each week and I’m looking forward to joining in for the year.

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  • Michelle Crowther

    Glad he is feeling better. What a beautiful photograph! Smiley cutie pie face 🙂 x


    January 5, 2015 at 8:09 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thanks, it’s been a while since I’ve got a natural smile like this! xx

      January 7, 2015 at 9:28 am Reply
  • Vicki

    He looks wrapped up warm in all his outdoors clothing! I hope its not too long before he’s feeling 100% again

    January 5, 2015 at 9:57 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thanks Vicki, I love seeing him all wrapped up, when he’ll let me put his hat on!

      January 7, 2015 at 9:28 am Reply
  • Katie @mummydaddyme

    He is just so cute Hayley, such a handsome chap and looking so grown up! x

    January 5, 2015 at 10:27 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thanks Katie, he has suddenly grown up before my eyes! xx

      January 7, 2015 at 9:29 am Reply
  • Emma T

    Gorgeous little smile, he’s obviously feeling better than he was. #livingarrows

    January 5, 2015 at 10:52 pm Reply
  • Donna

    We have stayed in pretty much constantly over the last couple of weeks, we really should venture out more but it’s just too cold! x

    January 5, 2015 at 11:45 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      I know we have too but I start to feel like we are stuck indoors. I love for them to get fresh air but some days it is just too cold! xx

      January 7, 2015 at 9:30 am Reply
  • Amy

    I love winter and getting the littles all wrapped up to play outside. Lovely pic x

    January 6, 2015 at 6:24 am Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thank you, it is nice to get all wrapped up and get some fresh air! xx

      January 7, 2015 at 9:31 am Reply
  • Kara

    Glad he is feeling back to normal after the break. He looks so happy.

    January 6, 2015 at 8:02 am Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Thank you, it’s rare for me to get a photo of him with a natural smile so I do like this one!

      January 7, 2015 at 9:31 am Reply
  • Emma - Me, The Man & The Baby

    Glad he’s happy again! We love the whole having to warm up after a trip out in the cold, hot chocolates with lots of squirty cream! 😀

    January 6, 2015 at 10:07 am Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Yes! The hot chocolate is definitely the best bit of the whole thing! Lucas is more interested in marshmallows though if I’m honest 🙂

      January 7, 2015 at 9:32 am Reply
  • Lauren

    I’m glad that things got better. It’s so sad when their personality changes because of being away from that family unit. I think they get so tired and disconnected from it all.
    He looks so cute x

    January 6, 2015 at 10:24 am Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      That’s exactly in Lauren, I constantly wonder if I should have sent him so soon because he is an august baby but he does seem to love it. I just miss having him home! xx

      January 7, 2015 at 9:33 am Reply
  • Alexandra @dontcallmestepmummy

    Aww definitely worth the quick nip out for this snap. He looks very cute with his little red nose. Glad to hear he’s doing much better for the winter break 🙂 Happy New Year to you all

    January 6, 2015 at 9:24 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Haha, I know cute little red nose! Happy New Year!

      January 7, 2015 at 9:34 am Reply
  • Maria (One Tiny Leap)

    Aw, hope he was well enough for Christmas 🙂 Lovely photo and great to see you again on Living Arrows this year 🙂 xx

    January 7, 2015 at 10:13 pm Reply
  • Bex @ The Mummy Adventure

    Dylan was exactly the same after his first time at preschool – over tired and not the nicest child. It is so nice having my lovely big boy back again after the break

    January 7, 2015 at 10:21 pm Reply
    • hayleyfromhome

      Oh I’m glad it isn’t just Lucas, it’s hard isn’t it because they do love to go but it really does take it out of them by the end of term. I’m hoping it gets better as the year goes on. Glad Dylan enjoyed his break too xx

      January 8, 2015 at 9:19 am Reply
  • Hayley | Shutterflies

    Ah, you know how I love seeing photos of your gorgeous boys! I think last half term was soooo long, so many of my friends were saying their kids were exhausted and mine were too. I bet after that it was lovely to have some quiet family time and he looks like he’s back on form! So happy you are joining in with Living Arrows again x

    January 8, 2015 at 4:37 pm Reply
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