Living Arrows 2017 // 3/52

Living Arrows 2017 // 3/52

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.

It has been a very quiet week for us this week, we haven’t been out much at all. However, it has been nice to stay in and let Dexter practise his new skill of crawling which he learnt last week. This week’s photo shows him practising standing. I always like to spend a few minutes a day practising a new skill; in the past we’ve done tummy time, sitting, crawling and now it’s time for standing. I am using the beautiful wooden walker he was given for Christmas by his Uncle Billy. Dexter is able to stand for a few seconds, supported by the handle. In the coming months I hope he will use this gift to take his first steps. After we have done a few minutes of standing practise, I build a tower with the coloured alphabet blocks and let Dexter knock it down. Hours of fun!


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Check out previous weeks installments here.



  1. 16th January 2017 / 8:04 am

    Aww that face! So cute! Building these skills up are often fabulous. #LivingArrows

  2. 16th January 2017 / 8:38 am

    Aww he looks very proud of himself. You can really see it in his little smile and the happiness in his eyes #livingarrows

  3. 16th January 2017 / 10:37 am

    It so wonderful watching them learn new skills. Well done little Dexter (fab name!!). I always try and drink in the memories and wish I could recall them just in my mind with the exact clarity as in the moment…. Thankful for videos on phone to more accurately do this!! Kate X

  4. 16th January 2017 / 11:40 am

    Sometimes you need some quieter days don’t you

  5. 16th January 2017 / 1:31 pm

    Ah yay, it’s lovely when they start crawling but also so stressful! x

  6. Amy | All Things Amy
    16th January 2017 / 2:54 pm

    Aw lovely post! Well done Dexter.

  7. 16th January 2017 / 4:52 pm

    As soon as they tick off one milestone they start working on the next don’t they? Little is at that stage where she is learning to walk. While she can cruise confidently it could still be several more months before she is walking independently.

  8. Mommy's Little Princesses
    17th January 2017 / 9:28 am

    Awww well done Dexter! This is such a sweet post and that picture of Dexter is just adorable. Xx #livingarrows

  9. 17th January 2017 / 5:31 pm

    He looks like he is having just the best time! And you cannot beat well made wooden toys. Love them x

  10. 17th January 2017 / 7:21 pm

    Well done Dex!!! Now the fun begins hahaha.,


  11. 18th January 2017 / 1:00 pm

    Go Dex, don’t they look so grown up when they’re stood up… It makes me realise they’re actually little people!!

  12. 20th January 2017 / 6:49 pm

    Ah congratulations on him crawling! It happened overnight for us and instantly everything got lifted! #LivingArrows

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