Whose Job Is The Most Important?

It was 7.45pm. We were driving back from a hurling match 25 minutes’ drive from our house. I’d left the house just after 7 that morning, had worked 8-4 then left work, called to the house to collect my five-year-old’s football gear and the sandwiches (that my husband had made…

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Back From Holiday, Back to Normal

It’s been a bit quiet around here. If you follow me on Facebook or instagram you’ll be sick of my holiday photos know why. If you don’t why not follow now! We had a fabulous holiday. A fabulous family holiday,  where you still are on call to provide endless water and…

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12 Tips to Make Weekday Dinners Easier

Weekdays are the hectic ones, with the whirlwind of school, work, commute and  activities it can prove challenging to get your kids eating good healthy meals every day. Here are some of my tips to relieve the stress of figuring out what’s for dinner and getting it on the table…

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Working Out Great

It’s become a thing now, an Easter holidays thing. On the Wednesday after Easter in 2014 I went back to work after my last maternity leave and wrote about it here.  On the Monday after the Easter holidays last year I started my new job and I wrote about it here.…

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An Unexpected Advantage of Being a Working Mother

There are a lot of things about being a working mother that are difficult, that’s for sure. The word “working” adds another element to what’s already a tough station, rewarding and all as it is. There’s the leaving your children in the morning before they wake, or leaving them crying…

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What's in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I’ve shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life. Today, thanks to a linky I’m going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don’t worry, I won’t make you touch them.) I’ve two…

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What's Your Dream Job?

One morning as I drove to work I heard a clip on the radio about “dream jobs”. It gave the results of a “survey” which reported that Irish women’s thought that Imelda May, Katie Taylor and Cecelia Ahern had the best jobs in the world.  (I found a report about…

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