Special moments

I have not been too well this week, suffering still from the aftermath of the head butt and also a tummy bug things have been a little quiet on the blog front.  Rather than posting lots of posts I thought I would try and combine into one, less for me to catch up on then.

I noticed today as my girls were doing the usual run away from me whilst I try to get them in the car just how grown up they are looking.

the girls playing

Both of them running around and playing with each other.  This time last year we had only just moved in and my youngest could not even sit up.  I cannot believe the time has gone so quick.

We sold the high chair this week.  Another step towards my daughter growing up, but she is enjoying her dinner much more now that she is at the table.  

sitting at the table

With me not able to stand for long without feeling sick, I am hoping this tummy bug passes soon, I took the opportunity to sit down and go through all the girls toys.  Wanting to make the most of the dry weather I decided to wash the soft toys in the washing machine.  This lead to a rather colourful washing line and one of the only times I have wanted to take a picture of my washing drying.

toys out to drycolourful washing line


For the first time too my youngest also got involved in the baking.  My eldest and I love baking and I thought it was about time my youngest joined in.  She was given a spoon and shown how to mix, but I guess the chocolate was too much to resist!
girls making brownies

My girls are growing up so quickly and I love how as each day passes the bond between them becomes stronger.  Yes they have their sibling fights but you can see how much they care and love each other.  So far a beautiful week with lots of very special moments.

This day I love special moments.  

24 Comments

  1. I do hope you get better soon Leyla, it can't be nice being sick in this heat too :( It is incredible how quickly they grow, but lovely to watch their sisterly bond growing. Love the washing line too

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    1. I found the washing line picture again recently

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  2. Hope you're starting to feel a bit better (your Butlins news will have cheered you up - congrats!). I love the toys on the line - great picture :) And we love baking too, I've just starting letting the wee girl join in :)

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  3. Sounds like you have had a rough week. I hope it passes soon. Loving the washing line, that is a lot of soft toys for your lucky girls! Thank you for sharing on Country Kids.

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  4. Hope you feel better soon. That is a very colourful washing line! Kids do grow up so fast, don't they? But with each milestone accomplished, there is always a new one to look forward to!

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    1. they do, can't believe it looking back now

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  5. Lovely post. That no high chair moment feels so momentous, doesn't it? A real rite of passage to sit on a big chair. I washed their soft toys in this warm weather, too, and I spot a couple of similar ones on your line - we do like our Jess the cat bag here! Hope you're feeling brighter soon x

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  6. I hope you feel better soon. I love baking too. I can't wait for my little one to join in. For the moment she sits in her bouncy chair and watches (she's just 3 months).

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  7. Hope you are feeling better soon!!
    Aww at all the toys on the line....I have to wash my youngest's when she's at school or else she gets quite upset at her 'friends' hung up on the line...lol

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  8. sorry you have been unwell :( i hope you feel much better now.
    i love the photos of all the toys lined up on the washing line what colours, shapes and sizes. and your two do indeed look like they share a very close sisterly bond, its lovely to see x x

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  9. Hope you feel better soon, we love baking here too #CountryKids

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  10. Hope you feel better soon. Your girls really are growing so quickly! Looks like you've given them a fun week even though you've not been well.

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  11. Hope you feel better soon. I had a tummy bug too this week so I know how you feel. The girls look like they still had fun though xxx

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  12. Get well soon honey. (The washing line looks lovely!)

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