Hump Day Hype Link Up #4 – Getting Over the Hump This Week!

Hump Day Hype Link Up

Welcome to another round of Hump Day Hype link up!  Once again it has been fabulous to meet some new bloggers and read some fabulous new posts.  Everyone is so inspiring and it is wonderful that so many people can be on so many different journeys.  It is wonderful that life can be so different for everyone.  This week was hard choosing a favourite, I enjoyed reading so many of the blogs and there was so much variety!!!

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A Motherless Daughters Advice to Those That Still Have Their Mom

This post to me was particularly touching as it really made me think about the fact that we all now have our phones and cameras out and often it is about taking photos of us – selfies, our kids, something we are doing.  It made me question am I getting enough pictures of my parents?  Am I capturing moments of them with my kids?  Do I also know valuable pieces of their history and past?  One day they will not be around, or I might not be around and do we have these stories somewhere documented for us and our children.  There can be so much to learn from history and our families and why things are the way they are.  It can also be exceptionally hard when we cannot ask these questions anymore.  So I loved this post and I hope you do too.  Don’t forget to pop over and see who Mumma Morrisons favourite blogger was this week too!!

So What Is Getting Me Over the Hump This Week?

This week, god and it’s only Tuesday, has been a trying one already.  There have been some fairly emotional things going on in our lives at the moment which has made me feel like I am on this huge rollercoaster and I have no idea when the ride finishes or where it will end up but almost have to go with it and not sweat the small stuff.  I cannot help or push someone to act or think a certain way.  I cannot force someone to not behave a certain way.  I can only focus on how I behave and act and focus on what makes me happy.  So this week getting over the hump is about making me happy and not dwelling on shit I can’t change or control.  Cause I totally can let go of control right?   Ba ha ha ha ha.  Ugggmm.

  1. The beach.  After a not so great start to the week I was particularly down.  I didn’t feel like doing much but I beach with kidshave 1 day a fortnight off work with my daughter.  A good friend had suggested the beach and I almost canceled because I just didn’t think I would be great company and didn’t feel like leaving the house.  On the other hand, I did feel guilty that because of that one day my daughter is often dragged around the shops on endless lists of stuff that needs doing.  So I put my big girl pants on and went.  I cannot tell you how much better I feel now.  Fresh air, the sunshine, kids playing in the sand and friendship. It has made the world of difference and I just feel in a better frame of mind.  Doesn’t take the problems away but my head feels better and clearer.
  2. #findthegoodness.  I started a little series a while back, you can see the link up above and it is all about how when times are tough and get you down and it is hard to try to think of one thing in your day that was positive.  I can always find something that I can be thankful or grateful for.  It can be as simple as a flower, or the sky.  Nature helps a lot I must say.  It can be a smile from the lady in the shop or someone opened a door for you.  Sometimes I try to find these things to remind myself it is still good and there can be something to be positive about within that day.  I have been finding that this week and it has mostly revolved around nature and my kids.  I also reread my original post and am already thinking up my new #findthegoodness for the month of February.  Sometimes you have to dig deep but you can find it.Find the goodness series
  3. Wine.  Lots of wine.  Hubby is away for the longest time ever and between 2 kids and running a business I think I will need a fair amount of this scattered through the coming week!  As mentioned before deep breaths and one day at a time.
  4. Girls night out.  I am extremely lucky that the amazing mother in law is coming to babysit on Saturday night so I can have some fun with some awesome friends.  There will be champagne and giggles and probably lots of both.  That is definitely something that will get me over the hump this week.


So that is me this week!  How is your week shaping up!?  I hope that life is throwing you awesome and amazing things and lots of laughs and lots of cuddles!  Don’t forget to read some of the other blogs and comment and link up.  Happy Hump Day!

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Welcome to Hump-Day Hype! A blog link-up to help us get through the week! You know how Wednesdays (aka. Hump Day) are usually the toughest to get through, because it means we’re well into the week but not quite to the weekend? Well this blog link-up is a way to share our favourite blog posts of the week, have a cuppa and laugh/cry/inspire ourselves to make it to the weekend! We hope you enjoy Hump-Day Hype! and we can’t wait to share some amazing linked blog posts with you all!

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  • Reply An Organised Home 27/02/2017 at 11:22 am

    The beach is always a great place to unwind. As you said, fresh air, sunshine, friends, and the kids are so easily entertained there. #relaxing

    • Reply In The Lyons Den 28/02/2017 at 11:37 am

      It sure is! It always just makes you feel better being out in nature!

  • Reply Sam Stone 25/02/2017 at 5:28 pm

    I am always too late to link up – my weeks lately have been stressful and chaotic at work which has lead to sheer exhaustion.

    • Reply In The Lyons Den 27/02/2017 at 8:11 am

      Oh no!!! The link is open all week but I so know the feeling at the moment. Hope it changes for you soon xxx

  • Reply Shea 24/02/2017 at 4:31 am

    Letting of things I can’t control will probably help me get through the week! Thank you this was a great read!

    • Reply In The Lyons Den 27/02/2017 at 7:51 am

      Thanks Shea. Yessssssss. So hard to let go of things we can’t control but so important. Hope you have a great week xx

  • Reply Liz Petrone 23/02/2017 at 3:04 pm

    “Sometimes you have to dig deep but you can find it.” So spot on! Love this.

  • Reply Jamie 22/02/2017 at 11:45 pm

    The beach sounds amazing right now and yay for girls night out- I have book club next week…if only I could find time to finish the book 🤷‍♀️. This week, getting a hair cut and date day with the hubby is getting me through- is it Friday yet?!!? I’m so excited!

    • Reply In The Lyons Den 23/02/2017 at 11:06 am

      Oh that sounds like such a lovely week! I love book club but totally the same with finishing the books! Yay for Friday! Have a lovely end of week xxx

  • Reply Vicki @ Babies to Bookworms 22/02/2017 at 2:59 pm

    I’m looking forward to a girls night this weekend too! It helps to get through the week!

    • Reply In The Lyons Den 23/02/2017 at 11:40 am

      Oh yay to girls nights out! So much fun! Have a great night!!! xxx

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