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the siblings project {june 2018}


After debuting their new line up as a foursome last month, this past month has been all about getting to know the littlest ones better. We were so so lucky to go on holiday to Ibiza at the beginning of this month, and it was definitely just what we all needed to help us settle into our new family set up. 

I always feel like sibling relationships are strengthened by holidays. Yes, the fact there is so much together time brings it's fair share of arguments. But mostly it just brings so much opportunity to play together, learn together, explore together. And as parents it gives us the beautiful gift of time in which to sit back and watch those things happen. 


the me + mine project {may 2018}


Rich is loving
* teaching the kids to ride their bikes. 
* settling into some more routine. 
* a weekend with family visiting. 
* barbecuing and getting the garden sorted for summer.
* watching Jessica Jones.

Lucy is loving
* watching our brood of four bonding.
* St Tropez pre shower tanner.
* newborn smell.
* planning for holiday.
* May Day Fayre in our old village.

Dylan is loving
* being in the dance show
* being a big brother to a little brother.
* reading David Walliams' books.
* riding his bike without stabilisers.
* taking a bedtime shower instead of a bath.

Everly is loving
* showing off her baby at school.
* her Belle dress for the dance show.
* holding Wylder in her lap.
* changing out of her uniform after school. 
* playing outside. 

Quinn is loving
* strawberry mini milk lollies.
* watching Bubble Guppies.
* playing with Duplo for hours.
* wearing the same rainbow dress over and over again (I've bought a second one!)
* being in the garden. 

Wylder is loving
* milk.
* swaddling.
* white noise.
* trying out his smile.
* car sleeps.

the siblings project {may 2018}


My little tribe. My four little loves. 
Dylan, Everly, Quinn and Wylder. 
My four. My heart.

This past month has seen a whole lot of change with the arrival of our fourth and final baby. Every one seems to have taken their sibling promotion in their stride, with lots of affection and attention being lavished on our lucky, lovely little man. And I'm remembering all the ways that love grows when their is a new baby in the house. How not only do we all have this new love Wylder, but how seeing the older children doting on their baby brother, makes me love them even more. It's a big old bubble of love around these parts, I have to say. 

the me + mine project (april 2018)


Rich is loving
* having our first barbecue of the year.
* Liverpool in the Champions League.
* Quinn's little shows. 
* power washing the patio. 
* having our new baby. 

Lucy is loving
* seeing our FOUR children together. 
* going for afternoon tea with my mum and nan. 
* a quiet Spring break together at home.
* our newly decorated bedroom. 
* having a newborn to snuggle again. 

Dylan is loving
* his baby brother.
* playing in the garden. 
* reading 'Ratburger'. 
* show rehearsals.
* playing on the Nintendo Switch.

Everly is loving
* getting to wear make up for her dance show rehearsals. 
* watching 'The Greatest Showman'.
* wearing summery clothes. 
* being a mini mummy. 
* reading her school books. 

Quinn is loving
* using the big girl toilet. 
* Lindt chocolate bunnies.
* reading and watching 'Room On The Broom'.
* putting on shows in the fireplace.
* being a big sister.

Wylder is loving
* cuddles.
* milk.
* his family singing him 'A Million Dreams'.
* keeping people on their toes.
* arriving early!


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