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Finding The Happy

Looking for joy in all the right places

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June 2016

Overheard Arddun this morning

(To Atticus)

“What do you want to do?! I DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU WANT TO DO!”

Join the club, kiddo.

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Arddun turns 5!

Our little girl turned 5 last Saturday.

That’s half a decade old. That is ridiculous.

I look at her, and she’s gorgeous and she makes my heart smile. But sometimes, there’s a particular kind of terror that grips my heart because she’s growing up so quickly. When it was just her and only her, we could note every little difference. We relished each new word learnt, each new concept grasped. But now that we are Four, there are days I feel I miss whole chunks, whole spaces of time where I can look at my firstborn and really see her. The missing of minute changes and whispers of growing. The realisation sometimes stops me in my tracks like a heart twinge.

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Heard it on the drive home this evening…

“The standard you walk past is the standard you accept.”

Changing shifts

They say you should be careful what you pray for.

A few of you know that I’ve been searching for a paying job for the last few months, in amongst the steady stream of visitors and birthday parties we’ve had.

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Max Lerner once said…

“The turning point in the process of growing up is when you discover the core of strength within you that survives all hurt.”

So yes! New blog name. New domain name. Slightly new categories (I’m still working out the long game on that one.) New website template. New blogging resolutions.

Same me. :-)

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