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Feeling Calm #159

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

Things have been a bit better this week. The sun is shining and I have been making a conscious effort to look after myself, it’s been worth it. I know I’ve a tough time ahead, since we got a new manager at work we’ve had two team members hand in their notice. We’re a team of 5 including our manager. It’s about to get rocky, but there’s nothing I can do about that. Just got to stay positive.

Here are my top ten moments from the last week:

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Feeling Calm #158

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

Well, well, well it’s been a week. Everything was plodding along nicely then it all imploded. It’s always fun to be the focus of a family argument that results in tears and people walking out of a cafe without paying. I’m not handling things particularly well at the moment, but this is my happy place, so we won’t dwell on it again.

Here are my top ten moments from the last couple of weeks:

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Feeling Calm #157

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

It’s been a bit manic with the kid back at school. He’s taken a while to settle back into it and been a bit of a monster in the evenings, a horrid mix of mentally exhausted but not physically tired. Bedtimes have been taxing to say the least.

Here are my top ten moments from the last week:

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Shrek’s Adventure! London – Review

Over the Easter Holidays we had a lovely mini break in London. It was fab to have a really good explore and a lovely way for me to relax after all the goings on at home! We only had one real plan for our break and that was a trip to Shrek’s Adventure.

Shrek's Adventure! London

We had visited Shrek once before over Christmas and had a wonderful time. On one hand I was very excited to be returning, on the other I was worried that as we had visited once and it was no longer a surprise, that it might not be as good a second time round.

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Feeling Calm #156

For my birthday a couple of years ago I was given a great book ‘Calm’ and a journal from my friends. To help me find some calm in my life and to de-stress a little. I have been writing in my journal everyday since and on Wednesday’s (or late on a Tuesday) I go through the daily highlights I’ve written down and pick out my 10 favourites.

I’ve had a nice week and have been able to enjoy the last week of the Easter Holidays with the kid. We’ve all had some time off and were able to do some lovely family things and make the most of the good weather.

Here are my top ten moments from the last week:

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This Plus That Equals…. Easter Holidays

This plus that equals…. Easter Holidays

Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about back how we spent our Easter Break. Not that I’m sat on the sofa waiting for him to finish school, no, not at all.

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Zuru Smasher Series 3 – Dino

Well it’s here, the last day of the school holidays. I hope everyone had a fabulous Easter and enjoyed the break. We certainly did and the weather was fabulous. Over the holidays L was sent a fabulous selection of the latest Smashers from Zuru. The Series 3 Smashers are all Dino themed and with plenty of eggs to smash, they were the perfect Easter toy!

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