So, what exactly is sweet about being 16? I have a son who has just turned this difficult, transforming age. I don’t think he has spoke a full sentence in about three years. I have got used to the grunts and the glares and have learned over time what they mean. Some grunts mean “leave… Continue reading Sweet 16…..
White Rock beach is situated between Killiney and Dalkey. A lovely walk from either direction will bring you to this lovely cove type beach. Popular with locals as its quieter than busy Sandycove beach in Dun laoghaire. Be prepared for a descent down to the beach including lots of steps and remember when you go… Continue reading Funday Sunday
Most weekends I have two four year olds asking me on the Friday night "what are we doing tomorrow" and the next day and so on. Planning my weekends is inevitable for all of us. Summer bank holidays in Ireland need a lot of planning just in case the weather is not what its supposed… Continue reading Here comes the sun……we hope
For me, becoming a mother has been the toughest challenge. And that is up there with completing a level eight college degree, learning to drive at 45, moving overseas and back, living with a parent who has Alzheimers and parenting alone. I have always felt that support is key in helping people through tough times. … Continue reading Sharing is caring
"People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one." -Leo J. Burke To say sleep deprivation is torture would be an understatement. I am just going to write about my experience of sleep deprivation from one of my twins. I would say the first two years of being a mam of twins was… Continue reading Dream on
A typical day for me the last four years, consists of daily trips to parks, making snacks, cooking dinners, changing nappies then toilet training, hopefully getting six hours unbroken sleep a night and maybe having a shower at some stage of the day. And what about my home, well, that’s kept as clean as the… Continue reading Wham Bam, It’s tough being a mam