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‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows, are sent forth’ Kahlil Gibran

Our garden isn’t very big but it has a bit of grass in it, and after living in a house with just a tiny courtyard garden for 4 years, just that fact is hugely exciting! When we were house hunting, the only stipulation that Mabel gave us was that it needed to have a garden with grass. With a small budget and a big family, that was harder to achieve than you’d think. Somehow we managed to find a lovely house with enough space inside for all of us, and a little patch of grass outside to keep Mabel happy. Carl’s Mum and Dad promised them that they would get a slide for our new garden, and now that the weather has cheered up a bit, they brought one round at the weekend. The girls had an absolute ball of a time going down it over and over again, and Mabel got quite adventurous, seeing how many different ways she could find to go down a slide! They now have a small trampoline, a little play house, a sand pit and the slide in the garden. Like the rest of the house, it’s been completely taken over by kids stuff and there’s nowhere for me and Carl to sit and relax. But that’s ok, the way I see it is the longer they are entertained out in the garden, the less mess they are making inside, and that can only be a good thing!

Greta on slide Mabel on slide Ernie on slide

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  1. June 13, 2016 / 9:32 pm

    I’m trying to cling on to our garden as a toy free space for as long as possible but it’s only a matter of time before a slide or water table appears! xx
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  2. June 15, 2016 / 8:32 am

    Oh bless it looks like Mabel is really enjoying the new slide. Every time we talk of moving Ella asks if we can get a house with a garden. Thank goodness we have a park just across the road from us.xx #livingarrows
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  3. June 16, 2016 / 11:15 am

    Ernie doesn’t look very impressed in that photo 🙂 Great pics. So nice to see kids enjoying the garden and also love that the all photos have the slide as the common denominator but all kids make it look so different x
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  4. June 19, 2016 / 10:34 pm

    Aww such cute photo’s. Our garden isn’t very big but we make the most of it and the slide is very popular. #livingarrows
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