Gratitude List #5


Gratitude List*

I’m sure we all know that we have a lot to be grateful for.  However, for me the process of writing a weekly gratitude list, ensures I consciously take in the small, but lovely, things that happen every day.  Then, they are immortalised here on the page, so I always remember.

This week I love;

  • That my amazing daughter has overcome her fear of the bath and now loves it!  So much less stressful for all of us!
  • When Baby puts both hands on her head and says ‘Uh Oh’!  (too cute!).
  • That Baby’s cuddles have progressed to both arms round my neck and a tight squeeze, followed by patting me.
  • That you can ask Baby to find Makka Pakka in her book and she will find the book, the right page and point to Makka Pakka, with a massive smile on her face.
  • Reading time with Baby.  She picks a book and brings it over, then I have to read it sooooo many times! (Then repeat with another book!)
  • That our lovely neighbour mows our front lawn and his wife brings our bins back to the house post bin man visit.
  • Our new fence for Baby’s garden, so soon (when it is in place) she can roam freely in her own garden.
  • That I picked up some bargain Little Bird clothes for Baby in the Mothercare sale.
  • That I finally bought Baby some Happyland toys, five sets complete with all the relevant figures for £35.  Not quite the £2 bargains I hoped for at a car boot sale but still under half what they would have been in the shops #GetMe!MoneySaver!
  • That I am going to see Mr Hubby today! (He has been away in France since Monday).

 

So what are you grateful for this week?

I am linking up with This Enchanted Pixie’s 52 weeks of gratitude,

Honest Mums Brilliant Blog posts and

Let’s Talk Mommy’s Share with Me linky.

Brilliant blog posts on HonestMum.com

*Original image:Nick West

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32 Comments

Louise
Reply July 10, 2014

This is lovely – gratitude lists are such a great way of reminding yourself of the positives. Glad that your daughter has overcome her fear of the bath (we are currently battling fear of hairwashing!) and your Baby’s cuddles sound too adorable for words 🙂
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    Her cuddles are amazing! Oh good luck with the hair washing x

The Diary Of A Jewellery Lover
Reply July 10, 2014

I’m greatful that my holidays are coming soon
I’m great I have such a brilliant son, and I think he will get a fab job in the film industry
I’m greatful for my health
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    Great things to be grateful for 🙂 x

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Reply July 10, 2014

My neighbour brings our bins in as well if she’s the first one outside.
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    It’s nice isn’t it 🙂 x

Michelle
Reply July 10, 2014

Love finding bargains at a bootsale! I bought tons of Peppa Pig stuff for my niece a few months ago – cost all of about a tenner!! xx
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    That’s what I was hoping for! Like bags full for a quid! Don’t want much do I! 🙂 xx

Em
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Reply July 10, 2014

I’m glad you get to see the hubby today, it’s tough when they go off isn’t it? HappyLand is like crack for kiddos, we had loads of it and when Annie grew out of it I had to give away while she was at school because she was still so attached to it all!!
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    Ahhh I can just imagine you getting rid of her toys when she was at school! Poor Annie 😉 Hubby back now thankfully. Happyland seems a hit so far xx

Debbie
Reply July 10, 2014

A wonderful list.
I love the images you have captured with words- I remember the hugs and the pats so fondly. And the start of a love of books too! Too much wonderfulness!!
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    Oh thank you hun. x

TheMadHouse
Reply July 10, 2014

What nice neigbours you have. It must also be nice to see all that water confidence lesson and swimming paying odd. I love the uh oh, so adortable
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    Reply July 10, 2014

    We are really lucky where we live. I love watching her confidence grow x

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Reply July 10, 2014

Oh we love Happyland too! And what a great neighbour….you couldn’t send them this way could you?! 😉

    You Baby Me Mummy
    Reply July 10, 2014

    We are keeping hold of them! 🙂 x

Anne
Reply July 10, 2014

What a lovely post. My three were big fans of Happlyand, they are bit too old now but the things I have bought lasted all three little ones and gave them hours of fun. I’m thinking now that it’s time to pass them on for someone else to enjoy.
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    Reply July 11, 2014

    They are such long lasting toys and they will last her ages x

Joanna Sormunen
Reply July 10, 2014

It is very true! There are many people living happy with a lot less than we have. This week I’m especially thankfull for our chihuahua. She’s been keeping me company since my son is visiting his dad.
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    Reply July 11, 2014

    Ahh a little fur baby x

Helen
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Reply July 11, 2014

I love your gratitude lists – I especially like the thought of baby putting her hands on her head and saying ‘uh oh’!
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    Reply July 14, 2014

    Thanks, she is super cute x

Jenny
Reply July 12, 2014

Ahhh bless you what a beautiful list of things you love and so cute too. I love #littlebirds clothes for the kids. Even better on sale, nice bargain. So cute she hugs you and pats. That made me go AHHH out loud! So beautiful. Thank you so much for linking up to Share With Me. I love your happy positive posts, they brighten my day. Thanks for the continual linky support. #sharewithme
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    Reply July 12, 2014

    Thank you hun. She does give awesome cuddles x

Laura
Reply July 12, 2014

This is so lovely. I’m grateful for my daughter doing so well in her first year of school, my son being more adventurous with his eating and time together as a family.
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    Reply July 12, 2014

    Thank you. They are fab things too x

fritha
Reply July 13, 2014

I love that quote it’s so true, SO SO many have so much less than us and it’s always good to remember how lucky we are x
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    Reply July 14, 2014

    I love writing a gratitude list each week, helps me focus on the good throughout the week x

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Reply July 14, 2014

Your neighbours sound wonderful, love this post x
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    Reply July 15, 2014

    We are very lucky. Thanks x

ghostwritermummy
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Reply July 15, 2014

I love this post. Being so poorly has made it hard for me to see how lucky I am but now, at 23 weeks with a baby on the way, a nephew arrived today and another niece/ nephew on the way in January I have lots to be thank ful for! Thank you for the reminder 🙂 x x x
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    Reply July 15, 2014

    Thank you huni and my pleasure. I am glad you are starting to feel a little better x

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