At the start of each month I like to set myself a list of goals for the coming weeks, a monthly bucket list if you will. I’ve found it really helps keep me on track and by publishing it on the blog there’s an element of accountability that gives me the proverbial kick up the butt needed. I like to keep a mix of blog/family/life/home goals to keep life balanced. Each month I quickly recap how I got on with the previous months goals before listing the goals for the month ahead.

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Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I like to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

I can’t believe the first week of the school holidays is over already! The kids had great fun with their grandparents in the first half of the week and then I had two days off at the end of the week.

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Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I like to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

This week seems to have been one of those that completely flashes by in an instant. Things have been so busy,

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Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I like to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

It’s the end of yet another tiring week with L being the one who has been poorly this time, but there has been plenty to smile about:

  • On Monday L went on her first ever school trip,

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Welcome back to the #FamilyFunLinky, the best place to share 2 of your wonderful blog posts each week and find some other amazing ones to read and share.

We have an announcement to make this week. Due to us all having a lot on our plates at the minute we have decided to break for the summer a little earlier, so this will be our last link-up until September.

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Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I like to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

This past week has been manically busy and M has had an ear infection that led to a burst eardrum so it’s been a hard to task to look back and found enough happy moments to write about.

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Welcome back to the #funseekingkids round-up. Every month Susie (This Is Me Now) and I share our favourite 8 pictures linked up to our Instagram Community. If you’d like to take part just add #funseekingkids to any pictures of your kids having fun. You can find out more here.

How amazing is this heatwave we’re having? It’s honestly like living in a foreign country and I think this month has to be the first time ever that every single photo linked up has been sunny.

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Welcome back to the #FamilyFunLinky, the best place to share 2 of your wonderful blog posts each week and find some other amazing ones to read and share.

I hope you’ve all had a great weekend enjoying the sunshine, it’s been like living abroad this past week hasn’t it?

Last week was my week off from the linky so no featured post from me, but you can find Karen’s here and Sarah’s here.

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Our lives are so busy at times that it can be all too easy to focus only on the negative and tiring things that have happened during the week. To counteract this, every week I like to reflect on all the moments of the past week that have made me happy.

It’s been another glorious week of sunshine and I don’t know about you, but that always makes me happy. Here’s what else has put a smile on my face this week:

  • With all this warm weather,

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At the start of each month I like to set myself a list of goals for the coming weeks, a monthly bucket list if you will. I’ve found it really helps keep me on track and by publishing it on the blog there’s an element of accountability that gives me the proverbial kick up the butt needed. I like to keep a mix of blog/family/life/home goals to keep life balanced. Each month I quickly recap how I got on with the previous months goals before listing the goals for the month ahead.

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