Living Arrows - The kids explore the maize

A-maze-ing – Living Arrows #2

A-maze-ing – Living Arrows #2 Welcome back to my photo adventure, Living Arrows, which is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. I’ll share photos of both Shalini and Shivam from our week. These will…

My Big Bash at 40 - I pose for a photo

My Big Bash At 40

My Big Bash At 40 I’ve already written a few posts around my 40th birthday. The first was about how to dress for my age. If you missed it, you can read it here. The second post was a diary piece I wrote on the eve of the big day, which you can read here.…

Monopoly Mad - Shalini hands cash reluctantly over to Shivam

Monopoly Mad – The Ordinary Moments #2

Monopoly Mad – The Ordinary Moments #2 This is the second week taking part in an adventure that’s been running for years by parent blogger, Donna. The project celebrates the ordinary moments – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. I’ve really found my footing and am enjoying my blogging journey so far. I’m seven months…

Shalini and Shivam get ready for a water fight

A Garden Day – Living Arrows #1

A Garden Day – Living Arrows #1 I’m starting another photo adventure called Living Arrows, which is about celebrating childhood. The project originally took it’s name from a poem by Kahlil Gibran, “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”. I’ll share a few photos of both Shalini and Shivam from our…

Shiv curves the ball into the goal

Football Fever – The Ordinary Moments #1

Football Fever – The Ordinary Moments #1 I’ve decided I’m going to join in on an adventure that’s been running for years by fellow parent bloggers – but is very new for me. I’ve only been blogging since January and now that I’ve found my footing, it’s a project I’m really excited about joining in…

The Day I Found The Ring

The Day I Found The Ring This is a post about something that happened between Shivam and I a few months ago. It still makes me giggle so I thought I would share it with you all this week. I came across a random ring on my bedroom floor. It was a piece of costume…

When My Supergirl Met Superwoman

 When My Supergirl Met Superwoman   Here’s what happened when my Supergirl met Superwoman… When I found out Internet and viral sensation Lilly Singh was coming to the UK on her book tour, I knew I had to make Shalini’s dream come true. I have followed Superwoman’s videos for years – maybe because it’s my…

Shivam's Christmas List - Shivam chats to Santa

Shivam’s Christmas List

  Shivam’s Christmas List I wanted to make a things-to-do list this week (I’m a stickler for lists and fascinated with organisation, planning and itineraries). I tend to keep a notebook in the kitchen for these kinds of things. But as usual there were no spare pages. My kids had already made their mark –…