Living Arrows 2017 // 11/52

Living Arrows 2017 // 11/52

This year I am joining in with What the Redhead Said‘s project Living Arrows which is all about celebrating childhood.

 “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

-Kahlil Gibran

Each week I will be posting a picture of Dexter showing what we have been up to or something new he has learnt.

This week saw Dexter’s first time in a supermarket trolley. Living in a flat in the city centre means I regularly order our groceries online with any top up shops happening in the nearby Sainsbury’s Local and Tesco Express. I decided to make the drive to our local Morrison’s for a change (local being across the other side of the city, 30 minutes away) and give Dex the opportunity to have a nosy around. He absolutely adored it. He loved looking at all the old ladies who were taking their time browsing the groceries and yelping at them to grab their attention. We even managed to pick up a few 12-18 month bits from the sale which have been safely tucked away, probably only for a few weeks longer.

Living Arrows

If you want to take part in Living Arrows, check out the linky here.

Check out previous weeks’ installments here.



  1. 13th March 2017 / 7:14 am

    I remember the first time we put Max in a trolly to go shopping, he seemed so grown up.

  2. 13th March 2017 / 9:19 am

    Ahhh so cute!! I have my the pictures of both my children’s first ride in a trolley – Darcie was in Tesco and Henry in Ikea!! #livingarrows

  3. 13th March 2017 / 9:31 am

    He looks so happy in there!! We love a supermarket trip, keeps the world’s nosiest baby occupied for a good half hour or so!!

  4. 13th March 2017 / 2:31 pm

    He looks so happy! I remember my two both loved going in a trolley and it seemed like such a big thing when they could finally sit by themselves in it x

  5. 13th March 2017 / 9:28 pm

    Babies and toddlers must love sitting in shopping trolleys. So much fun #livingarrows

  6. 14th March 2017 / 3:30 pm

    Definitely! There’s so much to see.

  7. 14th March 2017 / 3:30 pm

    We haven’t braved Ikea yet!

  8. 15th March 2017 / 11:42 am

    Stop getting so big, Dexter James! You should still be in the baba seat! 🙁 Our babies are growing up too fast, Nic xx

  9. 15th March 2017 / 10:06 pm

    He looks pretty happy to be in that shopping trolley! What a great milestone to mark! x

  10. 16th March 2017 / 11:22 pm

    Such a sweet photo, sounds like he had a great time, trying to charm all the ladies! x #LivingArrows

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