It's been a Summer of very little time watching, of later mornings, of wearing pyjamas a-past 8am, of the luxury of snuggle times in the mornings. Downtime has been a treat that we have fully overindulged in. We took complete advantage of not having to partake in the morning rush. No dragging ourselves out of... Continue Reading →
When your children take what you say literally
It was as the remote control slapped off my knee and as I sat there feeling the throb deep in my kneecap, which would no doubt turn my knee a lovely shade of yellow and purple, I not only realised how strong a throw my four-year old has, but it also finally hit me ,pardon... Continue Reading →
Summer downtime and realising the simple things are the best.
Lets go search for puddles to jump in. That was all the twins wanted to do recently and after spending nearly a whole hour the previous day skimming stones, well I cannot skim stones ,that skill belongs to my husband, so it was more like the three of us throwing stones into a river and... Continue Reading →
Eeeekkk I might get a day out, with your help!
Eeeekk, I am in the running in the best parenting blog category in the Boots maternity and infant awards 2018! It is a public vote and whilst I am cringing at the thoughts of asking for some votes from you all , I am hiding behind my fingers whilst doing so. I am... Continue Reading →
Where were we? when kids interrupt mid conversation.
I made the mistake the other day of trying to have a conversation with my husband during the witching hour. I had my calculator and paperwork in hand. yes I know you are already saying she is a mad woman and yes I reluctantly hold my hands up, what were we actually thinking! It wasn't... Continue Reading →
A family visit to King John’s castle, Limerick.
Both young and old will enjoy experiencing medieval Limerick in King John’s castle which dates back to the 13th century and is one of the best preserved Norman castles in Europe. It has been nearly a year since we last paid a family visit in my home town of Limerick but after attending a musical... Continue Reading →
Riverfest 2018. If Limerick is on your list to visit then you could not pick a better weekend.
Without fail every Limerick person loves the May bank holiday weekend for one main reason,after the fact that it is a long weekend and that sometimes the sunshine breaks through, it's because that weekend is when the Riverfest festival occurs. If you have ever wanted to visit Limerick, then you should consider paying that... Continue Reading →
Book review : We need to talk about the conditions of my imprisonment..And other funny parenting stories.
I was lucky enough to be gifted a pre-release copy of this hilarious anthology of parenting stories and found myself with a sore neck from nodding my head in agreement and wiping tears from my eyes at alot of the stories in this compilation. The blurb : We Need to Talk About the Conditions... Continue Reading →
Holidays are over but memories never fade
I have just waved goodbye to seven whole days of not having the early morning rush. Seven whole days of actually sitting back and enjoying full cups of coffee, albeit it they were still lukewarm, but I was able to drink them in full and manage a sit down breakfast for myself. Seven whole days... Continue Reading →