I feel like this little lady has grown so much in the past few weeks. This is defo one of my favourite stages... the interacting, the constant babbles and baby giggles and how she watches everything with her curious wee face 💕💕 love the bones of this little lady 💕🎀👑
My beautiful little blondie 💚 we are just home from a fantastic holiday together yet I feel like I’ve missed this wee guy and that I’ve hardly seen him 🤔 He was having far too much fun with his cousins and has been so busy playing and having an amazing time that I’m looking forward to having him to myself again 🤣💚
🌵WHY do you follow me?🌵
I’ll tell you why:
• I will NEVER try to sell you something I don’t believe in. Most of you know, collaborations on instagram is a huge deal for influencers and some will take anything they can get. Some will promote items just to get paid, and don’t really believe in the product. I will never do that to you! I follow my favorite mommas to see what has worked for them and I TRUST them when they say they love a product. Because of this, I will buy it if I need/want it! No one wants to waste money on useless items, because who has time for that?? 🤨 Know that the things I promote are things that I truly LOVE.
• I’m honest. Sometime brutally honest. I will tell it like it is, and will never try to be something I’m not. I have good days and bad days like everyone else, and it will reflect in my posts. We all know that #momming is hard, yet many posts (mine included) are only showing the happy times (am I right?). But we all know there are times we want to rip out our hair or hide in the closet with a box of wine and some milk duds. Life is hard, and I will never pretend that it isn’t.
• I will always be here for you if you need to vent. I know as a mother that shit gets hard. I’ve had many days where I just need someone to tell me that “things will get better” or that “it’s just a stage.” The mental exhaustion and endless tasks always seem to take over your brain. This momma club we all are a part of has created a bond between us that will never end. I will always do my best to always answer questions or concerns you may have about parenting, or even if you just need to vent! Us momma bears have to stick together through the good and bad. 🐻🐻
I hope this post has given you some insight into what I’m trying to accomplish in this instagram world. Internet can be both a blessing and a curse, but I am trying to use its power to create a platform for parents, especially mommas, who are just trying to be the best parents they can be. ✌🏼✌🏼✌🏼
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Not the most perfect translation, but you get the essence of the wonderful moral to @kulkasara ‘s story! (✨click translate below comments)
Annabell hat sich heute etwas für sie sehr besonderes kaufen dürfen, Sandspielzeug in Form von Eis. Sie spielte damit ausgiebig seit ungefähr 3 Stunden. Wir sind dann spazieren gegangen und haben ein schönes Plätzchen gefunden, an dem wir eine Pause machten. Wir setzten uns hin und sie spielte weiter. Auf einmal kam ein ungefähr 5 jähriges Mädchen zu Annabell und nahm ihr Spielzeug weg, Annabell fing an zu schreien. Daraufhin ließ das Mädchen von dem Spielzeug ab und ging zu ihrer Mama, die Mama sagte zu dem Mädchen, sie soll nochmal zu Annabell hingehen und fragen. Dies tat das Mädchen auch, aber Annabell antwortete mit einem klaren "Nein". Doch das interessierte das Mädchen nicht und es nahm sich wieder was. Annabell kullerten die Tränen und sie weinte stark, ich schaute auf die Reaktion des Mädchen und wollte ihr die Möglichkeit geben, Annabells Hilferuf wahrzunehmen, aber das tat sie nicht also bat ich sie das Spielzeug wieder zurück zugeben.
Das tat sie und ging zu ihrer Mama, die dann ganz laut sagte. "Mein armes Mädchen, du bist so fein und teilst immer dein Spielzeug, aber es gibt auch böse Kinder, die können das nicht ."
Ich musste kurz schlucken.
Daraufhin ging ich zu der
Frau. "Entschuldigen sie bitte, haben sie ein Auto?"
Fragend antwortete die Frau "Ja". "Oh super, wo steht es und wo ist ihr Autoschlüssel, ich müsste mal Einkaufen fahren."
Mit empörtem Blick sagt sie, "Ich geb doch keinem Fremden mein Auto! "
"Aber wieso denn, ich habe gehört was sie für eine feine Frau sind und ihre Sachen gerne teilen.Sie erwarten von meinem 1,5 Jährigem Kind, was gerade mal 5 Sachen besitzt, die ihr sehr wichtig sind, dass sie diese selbstverständlich teilt.
Aber sie sind von ihren über zahlreichen Besitztümern nicht mal bereit Eins zu teilen?
Bevor sie anfangen zu verurteilen, sollten sie bei sich anfangen und Vorbild sein.
Ich frage mich immer wieder warum so viele etwas von ihrem Kind erwarten, was sie selbst nicht können...”
Last day of reception! 🍎 He’s grown about 6cm since he started and in so many other ways too (flick through to see his first day, where his uniform was decidedly less scruff 😂) #lastdayofreception#schoolsoutforsummer
Is the sweetest little thing.
She gives hugs.
She gives kisses.
She runs into your arms.
She loves to cuddle.
She’s the happiest when she’s sitting on your hip or in your lap. And I can’t understand a word she says but I know she’s speaking nothing but kindness.
Oh these goats?
They just made her entire life. You can’t see her face, but those delicate little hands just show you how happy she is right here in this moment.
My sweet Harper J, may the world not take advantage of your gentle heart and may you always find happiness wherever you go ♥️
Hi, I love my mama and dada so much! These are things we do together that make me happy.
1. They take me to library story time and read to me at home.☺️
2. They sit with me at dinner time and sing the wheels on the bus go round and round in Español. We all do the little hands rolling wheel motion thing and I love it!
3. They hug and kiss me and tell me “te amo.”❤️
4. Mamá and dada do exercises and i love to join in and crawl underneath or on top of them when they do planks.
5. When it’s not too hot we sit outside and have a picnic. They don’t let me eat the leaves and that’s annoying, but I still love them.
I hope when you look back on your years you’ll believe mama was happy. that I always picked you up and held you safely in my arms whenever you asked. that even though I may have been impatient or raised my voice too many times, I apologized and asked for forgiveness twice as much. that tired eyes and a tired body were worth every moment of watching you learn and laugh and grow into your own self. that you were free to make mistakes and try again. that the love I have for you is always unconditional, always and forever yours.
Trowback to one of my favourite days so far this year, our little day trip to St Ives ❤ Alfie is wanting to walk everywhere at the moment, but the only problem with that is that he can't... He's got very good if you're holding both his hands but if not then he's on his face 😂 Which is super fun when you're in Morrisons doing the weekly shop 🙄
Had my hubby take this, because @mamawatters said my sweet 80 year old self would be grateful to have this moment to look back on. And she is right. Love these pre-bedtime moments... even when she is shoving a wonder women figurine into my mouth. #sheshilarious#capturingmotherhood
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Ugh. There’s just something about being with your kindred mom friends & watching their precious babies + your adorable tribe play together isn’t there?😍😭
Especially when you’re meeting to drool over the incredible ways God has worked in your @mops_international group over the last few years + plan the upcoming year to help your group find their🔥
If you’re a local mom, please reach out if you’re looking for a place to belong on this tough & beautiful motherhood journey👣 (or if you’re just hoping to enjoy a snack all to yourself without worrying about your kids stealing it because hellooooo free childcare🙌🏻)
When you try and get a cute photo in front of a kids windmill but he just wants to walk off 🙄 best of a terrible batch of photos but I really like my eBay dress (yes, fully jumped on that and I'm not sorry) 💕
Selamat Malam teman teman 🖤. Gwyl malam ini tidur pake @cuit_babywear 💙 Thank you Cuit for sending Gwyl ✨ Tidur nyenyak deh malam ini ✌️ .
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#tbt to a two year old Ethan, enjoying a day out with his Nanna 💕 It’s my Mum’s birthday today so I wanted to share some of my fave photos of them. His relationships with his grandparents are very special 🌟
She’s going through a phase where if ANYONE else is holding something she HAS to have it or she goes mad, which makes baby groups fun... I think she’s starting to realise the whole world doesn’t revolve around her and is very upset about it. I feel ya gal, still getting there myself x
just a regular ol’ mom who’s having a good and slow summer, who lays with her babies to get them to nap, and who rocks them after, sometimes on the porch, to help them wake up. 💖 (📸 by 👧🏻) ps. moms - get on the other side of the camera today holding your little one, even if that means your 7-year-old or a self-timer takes the picture. your sweet 80-year-old self will be crazy thankful you did (i think) even if your hair isn’t washed, you’ve got tired eyes, and today’s inner critic is obnoxiously loud about whatever is on the menu. you. are. beautiful. 👵🏻 #capturingmotherhood
You know that saying, “sleep like a baby”? Well I always thought it was ridiculously inaccurate but I finally get it with this little dream girl. She is maybe why the phrase was invented 💤💫 #babybsalvo
Just found this on my phone which I completely forgot to post at the time. But this was what Alfie made for Dan for Fathers Day this year. Super easy to do... If you occupy the child, completely distracting him with something else whilst he's restrained in a high chair and your painting their limbs. Also not sure why the paper is looking so blue 🤷♀️ but it's white.
Last night we hit up the rodeo near our home, one of our favorite things to do these last few years. Ian cut his cowboy hat to look like the greatest showman tophat and Benji tried his best to keep his from flying off. I love these summer memories we are making with these little men! Have you ever been to a rodeo? 🐮🏇🏻✨ #capturingmotherhood
Wanna know my mommy-pooch-proof swimwear secret? Low v-neck one piece swimsuits! They’re pretty much all I own. Until I have the courage to wear a bikini (or energy/motivation/discipline to work out regularly 😂), these will be my jam. // #pabonsinhawaii
PRINCESS MARIA 👑🎀 Having the best time away with our family, it’s amazing what a bit of quality family time can do for the soul 💛 We have thrown in plenty celebrations for my lovely mums upcoming big birthday and this was Maria ready for going out to dinner with Granny 💓
Work was hard, I had a major headache, I was tired, I was going to be late, I have things to do at home, etc. I could have made any excuse to not go workout tonight but I commited to going to this class and I'm so glad I went 😍
Taking care of yourself and body is so important to living your best life. Lets see if I can walk tomorrow after doing burpees that I haven't done in over a year 🙈😜