Posted by Sunday, 23 April 2017

Appreciating Life

When I grew up, I used to go many places. My Dad used to take my brother and me to different locations nearly every weekend. I remember most of our childhood memories and I want my kids to remember us taking them out, spending some quality family time and making memories of our own. On Saturday, Mia was in her Dad's and my partner, Elliw, Freddie and I went to Llanberis. One of my favourite places to visit but a place I don't visit often. I've got many memories there from my childhood. When we were walking, I realised everything looked different, but it was still nice making new memories with my own children. I'm finding it hard at the moment that Mia is in her Dad's every single Saturday, which means she misses out on many family times with us, which I think I may try and change it and sort something else out, so she doesn't miss out anymore.

I've found life pretty tough recently. Family life has been hard, and so has motherhood. It's days like this which brings us all closer together and appreciate each other a little more. Freddie and Elliw were well behaved, all day. Elliw is usually the hardest one out of the three, but she was amazingly well behaved. The sun was shining, blue skies and many other families were out enjoying themselves too. It was a last minute plan, and it has been one of the best days this year, so far.

Also, Freddie crawled for the first time!

Linking this post up with: The Ordinary MomentsMarvellous MondaysSunday Best


  1. Sometimes the last minute unplanned turns out the best doesn't it? Glad it was a nice day x

  2. It's amazing how a day like this can make you feel better isn't it? Gorgeous photos.


  3. This looks like such a wonderful day out and I think at times, when life is most hard, you do have to stop and just appreciate things for a while. I hope things get easier lovely x

  4. Wow, what a beautiful place! I hope to visit it one day, I love Wales. It looks like you had a wonderful time! #PostsFromTheHeart

  5. Spontaneous days are often to best fun - lovely photos shared #MarvMondays

  6. It looks like a gorgeous family day and Yay to Freddie crawling too. Beautiful pics. Thanks for sharing with #DreamTeam x

  7. What absolutely gorgeous photos! Sorry that life has been tough lately. Keep appreciating the small stuff as I am sure that all adds up to something big! Hope you are having a better week! #MMBC

  8. The unplanned trips always turn out to be ones that you remember and look back on. Looks like you had a lovely time. #PostFromTheHeart

  9. What beautiful captures! The last minute plans are sometimes the best ones.
    I'm sorry to hear you have been having a tough time, I hope things are getting a little easier, sending big virtual hugs :)

    Thanks for joining in with #MMBC. Have a lovely weekend and hopefully see you Monday xx

  10. Such adorable photos, your. Hildren look like they had a wonderful time with you. I hope life gets a little easier soon #PostsFromTheHeart

  11. Hi Beth, it looks as if you are creating some lovely childhood memories for your children and it is a shame that Mia is missing out on them. It can't be easy for you knowing what she is missing and I hope that you manage to come to an arrangement that means she can still see her Dad every week and enjoy time creating different memories with you too.

    Thank you for linking up with the #MMBC.


  12. It looks like an amazing day and you all had fun. Some days i dont want to parent either #PostsFromTheHeart

  13. What a gorgeous place for a family day, looks stunning. And your little are so adorable! Thank you for sharing with #bigpinklink x


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