makealongstoryshort 'Do you want to come back in the pushchair?'
'NO SANKS PUSHCHAIR. I walk'.
'Then you need to walk, please. Up you get.'
'NO SANKS WALK. I sitting'. It's how we all feel, really. Except I wouldn't turn down the pushchair. #toddler #bearwatch
16h
  •   meggimog Oh with that gorgeous grin he gets away with saying anything!!!! 16h
  •   makealongstoryshort @meggimog this is the problem we have 😕 always fighting against that charm - and he knows it! 15h

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makealongstoryshort I am your quiet place, you are my wild.
#childhoodunplugged #forestspam
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makealongstoryshort Just editing some photos, and this is definitely my fave. 'Ok, it's time to go ho-WHOA LOOK AT THE COLOUR OF THAT DOOR'. He's such a good sport about it #Ihavethisthingwithdoors 2d

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makealongstoryshort Raise yo hand if you've got terrible bird fear and your kids love feeding the ducks. #flapping #panicsweat 2d

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makealongstoryshort Not at all obvious which one's my troublemaker, is it? #bedtimefail #brothers 3d

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makealongstoryshort The things the rain leaves behind. 7d

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makealongstoryshort There are no flowers yet and it's the size of a postage stamp. But there's nothing like living most of your married life in a flat to make you REALLY in love with your garden. #garden #summer #bearwatch 1w

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makealongstoryshort One thing I'm super good at is having one alright idea and then flogging it to death. Second batch of placard cards - for Henry's amazing teachers, sob - are ready to go. #teachers #endofterm #thankyou 1w

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makealongstoryshort Pours himself a river of gravy, drinks it with a straw. He's the son of a Yorkshirewoman. #northernblood 1w
  •   alyssaleonard Sounds like gaz 1w
  •   gingerhen Why havé I Never thought of that?!? 1w
  •   ecbassett Theo has gravy on everything. Everything. Jacket potato? Gravy on it. Spaghetti? I'll take gravy, please. I'm all for good gravy, but, eughhh! 1w
  •   makealongstoryshort @ecbassett I can run with a jacket potato, since it's not that different to a roast potato, but spaghetti? Urgh! X 1w
  •   makealongstoryshort @alyssaleonard you can take the boy out of Yorkshire... 1w

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makealongstoryshort Once, in a galaxy far, far away, I never thought I'd be a parent who refused to move until their child woke up naturally. But he's been up since 5am, and keeping him quiet and entertained in church is the worst, and so here we are. #parenthood 1w

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makealongstoryshort ...and he dared. #summer #boys 2w

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makealongstoryshort He who dares, wins. #summer #boys 2w

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makealongstoryshort The ferns are big enough for epic games of hide and seek. The pushchair is just big enough to squeeze in my backside. Play on, kids. #forestspam #therearenoseatsinthewoods 2w

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makealongstoryshort A little tutorial on the blog this morning! I don't normally do tutorials, so bear with me while I ramble and express heartfelt devotion to Dwayne The Rock Johnson. #makealongstoryshortblog #birthday 2w

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makealongstoryshort You know the GREAT thing about summer? They can't tell the difference between it's-light-and-it's-bedtime and it's-light-and-an-hour-before-bedtime-but-your-mother-is-done. Unconscious by 6pm 2w

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makealongstoryshort Train conductors. #boys 2w
  •   2boys1mum We have that tidmouth sheds! 2w
  •   makealongstoryshort @2boys1mum Teddy just got it for his birthday! I think I love it even more than they do 2w
  •   2boys1mum Haha I ADORE it's putawayableness! And I don't have to build sodding tracks! AND neither of them can trash it! 2w
  •   emmylouie Ooo, I need that! 2w

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makealongstoryshort Hey, remember that time it was July, and felt like July? And now it feels like November, but it's still July? Me too. #classicEngland 2w

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makealongstoryshort So, inspired by glamorous Pinterest queen @tamingtwins I have made a teeny tiny start, by pinning some (hopefully) useful blog posts. Check 'em: it was so much labour I feel like I have a third child now . Search for makealongstoryshort.net! #parenting #pinterest 2w
  •   tamingtwins Woooo! Did you watch my rambling video of tips?! Will pop and find you xx 2w
  •   makealongstoryshort Ooh I haven't seen it! I'll find it - I need all the help I can get xx 2w

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