This afternoon my four little munchkins arrive home from a week away at Grandma and Grandad’s farm (huge thank you to my lovely folks for having our four stay for a whole week) .

I am so excited to see their little faces this afternoon and hear all about their adventures on their big trip away.

How the time has flown by!

It is not that long ago that we had four kids under 5 years old.

A house filled with high-chairs, nappies, baby toys and cots.

It reminded me of this post I wrote a few years ago when we took the kids exploring in Western Australia. The youngest two (2 and 4 years old) were determined to climb the hill with the ‘big kids’. The very thought of my little poppets scrambling up a rocky hill scared the pants off me!   Yet off they went, take a look below…

Enjoy xx

 

From the vault (29/09/2012)

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Part of the deal with a large slightly chaotic life with the tribe is encouraging independence…from a very early age.

This does not come easy. At all.

This is not one of those things that gets easier with time.

Cultivating independence takes a big risk, a lot of holding your breath, heart thumping loudly in your chest kind of moments.

This was one of times.

This is how you learn to climb (the under 5’s edition).

Beginning the ascent… Little L bravely charges on

Hurrah!! Little L reaches the summit (I breathe a huge sigh of relief)

Enjoy xx

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