Ten Things I’ve Learned in Motherhood

Lucy, also known as Learnermama is a great blogging friend of mine. Her tagline “Because Mother Nature didn’t leave a manual” really rings true with me, we’re all making it up as we go along. Since Lucy wears the L plates with pride she’s on a bit of a mission…

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Some Easter Ideas

Hello, remember me, I used to write a blog….Yes, it feels like it’s been a while since I wrote a “proper” blogpost. Things are busy, (aren’t they always?) I’m back to work next week and therefore I’m concentrating more on hanging out with the kids and ticking things off my…

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My Favourite (baby) Age of All

Our small girl has just turned nine months old, three whole quarters of a year. At nine months, she’s now lived in the real world for as long as I carried her. We can’t remember a time before she arrived, before the pink descended and colonised, before the talks of…

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A Tantrum Hero and some Lessons Learned

This morning I told a friend that I thought my three year old had really turned a corner, that he had more of a handle on his emotions and that he had gone almost a week without throwing a tantrum. I was delighted that he had matured so much, even…

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What you REALLY need to get for your First Baby

When you find out you’re going to be a parent, you immediately want to do the very best that you can for your little baby. Everything becomes about them and giving them the very best start in life, everywhere you go you start looking at parents with their babies and…

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A Bit of “Mammy and Me” Time

We went on our “midterm holidays” last week, a sleepover in Granny’s- “Mama says that we can stay TWO nights” Cathal told anyone who would listen excitedly. Getting up the first morning the sun was shining so we decided to go for a walk on the beach and survey the…

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