Project 365 2017 Week 52
Dec31

Project 365 2017 Week 52

So that’s 2017 over and my fourth consecutive year of Project 365 completed. Here’s our final week of 2017 in pictures… (With apologies for the rather dreary last few photos!) Day 358 – Sunday 24th December – my daughter had two panto performances. The rest of us, along with my parents, my sister and her family went to visit my brother in his amazing new house. Father Christmas came at about 11.30pm. For...

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Silent Sunday 31.12.17
Dec31

Silent Sunday 31.12.17

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2017 – That was the year that was
Dec30

2017 – That was the year that was

2017 has been another busy year in the MumofThree World household. Isn’t every year busy with kids? This year has seen my eldest sit his GCSEs and two of my kids change school (to the same school, which has made life very slightly easier). This is our 2017… January started with a very unhappy girl because panto was over. Panto is her life (in fact, it’s all of our lives) for two months, and it hits her very hard when...

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Taking a break on Boxing Day
Dec29

Taking a break on Boxing Day

Christmas is undoubtedly a time for family. But, sometimes, in the rush to see parents, grandparents, siblings, cousins and uncles and aunties, it’s easy to forget to spend time with your own family unit. For a family like mine, with my husband working seven days a week for up to 14 hours a day (I wish I was joking, but I’m not) and my kids always out doing their various activities, that’s really important. Because...

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If Christmas didn’t exist, would we invent it?
Dec27

If Christmas didn’t exist, would we invent it?

Christmas is, without a doubt, a bonkers time of year. Think about it rationally – we put a tree in our house, we have lights flashing inside and out, we put shiny ornaments on every surface and we lose our minds at the shops. Again and again. When you think about Christmas in June or July (unless you’re one of those Christmas obsessives who lives for it all year round), does it feel a bit like madness? Because it does to...

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