{October Gratitudes}

For 4 sweet months and a boy to play dress up.
For bedtime stories and the big sisters who read them.
For my handsome man and my gorgeous boy.
For sisterly love…
… and brotherly snuggles.
For life on the move.
For something to always be thankful for.

These are some of the inserts from our gratitude journal during October, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{September Gratitudes}

For enchanted learning and first day surprises.
For three years of brave learning and the start of the next chapter.
For this bundle of scrumptiousness and boys that wear pink.
For better late than never and life that finds a way.
For handsome boys and cool bow ties.
For weekly rituals and the newest bake.

These are some of the inserts from our gratitude journal during September, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{August Gratitudes}

For baby love and bedtime hugs.
For my little shield maidens who are fierce and brave and strong.
For summer milestones and finally being on top.
For the power of play and the freedom of childhood.
For motherhood and the friends that capture the moments that shouldn’t be missed.
For another year in the books and the memories that are woven within them.
For sleep, precious sleep.

 

These are some of the inserts from our gratitude journal during August, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{July Gratitudes}

Gratitudes July 2020 | The Open Home
For 8 precious weeks with our sweet boy.
For books of the month and a surprise morning of school.
For morning snuggles with my boy.
For spotty dogs and firm family favourites.
For Milly-Molly-Mandy and Little-Friend-Susan and a childhood full of whimsy and play.
For dates with my daughter and love tanks that are full.

These are some of the inserts from our gratitude journal during July, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{June Gratitudes}

Gratitudes June 2020 | The Open Home
For our sweet new addition.
For island life and the freedom to roam again.
For the paradox of the baby years and life with a view.
For open hearts and a welcoming spirit.
For sisterly love and brotherly bonds.
For cloth bottomed babes and joy on my washing line.

These are the inserts from our gratitude journal during June, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{May Gratitudes}

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For the moments of calm that keep you going amongst the chaos.

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For the joy of spring and the sweetness of life.

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For seven years with this one and many more to come.

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For homemade goodies and baking for my brood.

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For handmade celebrations and island pride.

Gratitudes May 2020 | The Open Home
For 75 years of freedom and the memories of the past that live on.

 

These are the inserts from our gratitude journal during May, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?

{April Gratitudes}

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For fresh air and freedom and bumping into old friends.

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For dirty hands and marvellous worms.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For the sweet whimsy of learning from home.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For simple celebrations and successful Easter treats.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For the simple pleasure of a dandy puff.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For urban surprises and nature that finds a way.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For the sound of the postman’s knock and the joy of a simple letter.

Gratitudes April 2020 | The Open Home
For beauty in the small things and the splendour of spring.

 

These are the inserts from our gratitude journal during April, reminding us that God is good and we are blessed.

What have you been thankful for lately?