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the me + mine project {july 2018}


Rich is loving
* chocolate from the fridge. 
* cooking on the barbecue loads.
* a trip up north and catching up with old friends.
* shouting "Hey Siri" at the HomePod. 
* watching Marco Polo on Netflix.

Lucy is loving
* that school's out for summer!
* watching Dylan and Everly's performing arts festival.
* hearing Quinn sing songs from Trolls. 
* big smiles from her littlest man. 
* strawberry Pimms

Dylan is loving
* learning to swim properly. 
* singing "The Year Two Song" at performing arts day. 
* playing Lego Worlds on the Nintendo Switch. 
* finding out his SATs results.
* reading library books. 

Everly is loving
* playing on her scooter in the garden. 
* helping to look after Wylder. 
* painting stones.
* eating mini Magnum lollies. 
* performing in her jungle end of term show.

Quinn is loving
* watching, singing and dancing to Trolls. 
* having her hair done in bunches. 
* stroking the cats. 
* building Duplo castles.
* shopping and visiting the M&S Cafe with Mummy. 

Wylder is loving
* chilling in his bouncy chair. 
* lying on his play mat.
* stretching when his swaddle comes off in the morning. 
* kicking up and down the bath. 
* milky cuddles. 



the siblings project {july 2018}


I feel like I've rather outdone myself with the sibling photos this past month. Because I have them from a few different days, and there was no last minute rush job to get a snap of them all. I suspect it's because I'm basically obsessed with photos of these four together... I mean look at them, wouldn't you be? Although any close observers will notice that the set up and style is similar in them all (and very similar to last month's photos for The Siblings Project) because this seems to be the easiest way to get them all in the frame, and all relatively still, and all relatively happy.


the me + mine project {june 2018}


Rich is loving
* the world cup.
* family time in Ibiza.
* Mint Oreo Dairy Milk.
* binge watching the Marvel serieson Netflix.
* summer days in the garden. 

Lucy is loving
* the sunshine!
* Wylder's first smiles.
* Quinn concentrating on pronouncing things right.
* mint flavour Magnum.
* our entire week in Ibiza.

Dylan is loving
* the water slides in our hotel in Ibiza.
* the school's Rainbow Fun Run.
* reading (at a phenomenal rate!)
* croissants dipped in nutella.
* being the best ring bearer ever.

Everly is loving
* going on holiday.
* wearing her flower girl dress.
* eating ice lollies each day after school.
* pretending to put mummy's make up on.
* chocolate ice cream.

Quinn is loving
* choosing her own clothes each morning.
* strawberry mini milks.
* watching Trolls.
* flying on an aeroplane.
* playing with duplo and happyland.

Wylder is loving
* going on his first ever holiday.
* attending his first ever wedding.
* giving his first ever smiles.
* bouncing in his chair.
* milky mummy cuddles.


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. 


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