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Living Arrows 12/52 – Our new norm

Kahlil Gibran –  “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

During 2018 and 2019 I took part in the fabulous linkie run by Donna from What the Redhead said. It is inspired by the above quote and runs each week. I really love reading other peoples post in this linkie so despite vowing for months to get back to it, I have finally decided to get back to wring more on the blog. 

Our New Norm

It’s all a bit surreal isn’t it? Hard to know what day of the week it is. Working from home for the foreseeable, kids off school for the foreseeable, social distancing the new norm.  One thing I have learned so far is that kids are super resilient. Every day my pair wake up full of life, happy out. The roles have been reversed they are now teaching me how to live a “slow life” , to enjoy the little moments, to live in the present, to not be stressing about rush here and there.

Our days are filled with board games, socially distanced walked, facetime calls with grandparents. Very different to the rush and fast paced of the ‘norm’ for us. So rather than fret and worry, we are doing our best to embrace this new norm for the next while.

So take care, stay home, stay safe and we will meet on the other side of this when im guessing many of us will have a renewed appreciation of life and our loved one. We can and will do this. Lets learn from the example set by our kids.



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  • Reply Donna March 29, 2020 at 9:14 pm

    It’s so lovely to see you back and I don’t think there has ever been a better time to get back into a project like this x

    • Reply Mamma Fairy March 29, 2020 at 10:37 pm

      Thanks Donna, delighted to be back and its a fantastic distraction at the moment too x

  • Reply Sarah March 30, 2020 at 12:17 am

    Such strange times we’re living in aren’t they? Glad to hear you’re all coping well with the change – my boys seem to have accepted it all quite easily too 🙂

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