If the book “Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” was written by an Irish author, it would be called “Eleanor Oliphant is grand”. This is what Irish people say for everything even if you have suitcases under your eyes, have forgotten to take your pyjamas off when at the park, left the kids in the car… Continue reading “Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” book review
With the Summer quickly fading, I notice the dark nights creeping back in and I’m looking forward to getting back into some kind of routine in September. I have realised over our Indian Summer how much I miss this type of weather. After living away for nine years in Australia, I had forgotten a little… Continue reading Farewell Summer, Hello new beginnings..
I have been kept busy with Summer activities for the kids, in other words keeping the kids happy. Summer camps can be expensive, especially when you have more than one child. But, as Ireland has had a Summer this year, a very good one, its been relatively ok keeping the little ones active. I always… Continue reading Mother knows best
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