Living Arrows 23/52


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

– Kahlil Gibran


When it comes to key moments of childhood, is there anything bigger than meeting your younger brother for the first time?

I have to admit I was more than a bit nervous about how Max would handle a little brother, but he has been an absolute star the last couple of days and he is already so good with him – his favourite phrase is “sooo cute!”, and he is being such a great help in fetching nappies, trying to calm Ben down when he’s upset, and is (almost) managing not to shout all the time! I heard him walking down the landing this morning to our room, whispering to himself, “go see baby Ben”, and then he spent ages just staring at him in his cot. I hope baby Ben knows how lucky he is to have such an amazing big brother in his life.


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  • Laura @dearbearandbeany
    June 5, 2017

    I adore this photo Katy. I love the way Max is leaning on you with his arm, the look on his face and how gentle he is with his brother. I’m so pleased for you all that he has just accepted his baby brother and he will be amazing x

  • Katy
    June 5, 2017

    Oh Katy, what a beautiful moment captured xx

  • Rachel Swirl
    June 5, 2017

    Oh my gosh this is an adorable picture, it takes me right back to when I first introduced our two and they were an instant hit…

  • Donna Wishart
    June 7, 2017

    Oh I just knew that Max would ace it! What an awesome brother he is – and that picture is beautiful – the love and pride on Max’s face x

  • Sherry
    June 8, 2017

    I have to say this is my favourite post this week – huge huge congratulations to you all, I love his name too. Hope you’re all settling in as a family of 4 okay xx #LivingArrows

  • MudpieFridays
    June 11, 2017

    That’s such an adorable photo definitely one for a frame. It’s great he’s doing so well at adapting and turning into the most fabulous big brother. beautiful. #LivingArrows

  • Emily Peacock
    June 11, 2017

    Oh Katy, what a special photo this week! I hope you’re settling in well to life as a family of 4.. it’s crazy at times but so wonderful xx

  • Susie Hawes
    June 12, 2017

    So adorable!! Hope you’re doing ok xx

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