19 02, 2017

Martinhal Family Brand Conference In Portugal

By | February 19th, 2017|Parenting, Travel|2 Comments

Starting this blog was a pipe-dream of mine. I loved reading other blogs and was avidly following other women's pregnancies through their websites and blog posts. It felt so real and so open. I had always been a massive lover of writing. I'd write anywhere that words were allowed. I was the third year student whose [...]

18 02, 2017

Reasons I Felt Super Down Last Week

By | February 18th, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments

What a cringy title. This is a bit of a "does exactly what it says on the tin" post. I was on a real low last week and it kind of scared me. As some of you will know I suffer with anxiety and it's something I have learned to accept in recent years. In [...]

8 02, 2017

OK, I’ll Admit It – Driving Makes Life Easier

By | February 8th, 2017|Parenting|1 Comment

I studied in UCD for four years in total. I did an Arts Degree (English&Philosophy, not painting as my nanny used to think it meant) and then went back to do a MA in Drama and Performance Studies. I lived nowhere near Belfield at the time and had to get two buses to college and [...]

13 01, 2017

What To Do If Your Child Locks Themselves In To A Room

By | January 13th, 2017|Parenting|8 Comments

I am always a bit weary about writing these posts. I suppose I am exposing myself and putting my hand out to be slapped or something. People will wonder how a parent can let something like this happen. HOW a toddler locks themselves in to a room. It is important to me that this blog [...]

9 01, 2017

Playschool – Let’s Try This Again

By | January 9th, 2017|Parenting|0 Comments

I don't like to do things in halves, me.   So a couple of months ago we started Billy at a playschool. He is VERY attaached to me so it felt like a good idea. He would be mixing with other kids and developing a bit of independence. He is very social and just loves [...]

22 11, 2016

The Santa Experience At Dunnes Stores, Ilac Centre

By | November 22nd, 2016|Parenting, review|0 Comments

I was delighted to be invited to the launch of The Santa Experience in the Ilac Centre, Dublin. It takes place in the Dunnes Stores unit and is a handy venue in terms of parking and places to eat and shop nearby. We made a plan to head in to town and make a day [...]

8 11, 2016

VIDEO – I Gave Little Man His First Haircut

By | November 8th, 2016|Parenting, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Why oh why is this so emotional? I mean I knew it always would be, but it really feels like a huge milestone.   It's no secret that I adore the little man's hair. It is wild, crazy and full of of random curls. It just totally represents his personality and I really love it. [...]

2 11, 2016

Little Man Has Started Play School

By | November 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

So what is the actual story with parenting being an emotional rollercoaster 99% of the time? It is such an oblivion of different emotions isn't it? The things that we feel imensely proud of are usually the things that make us feel sad on another level. A constant state of bittersweet because as our children [...]

14 10, 2016

Sun Holiday – Packing For Our Two Year Old

By | October 14th, 2016|holiday, Holidays, Lifestyle, Parenting, Travel, travelling|0 Comments

Hello Hello,   Very soon we'll be heading away on our "summer holiday". I know it's Autumn but we usually go in late September or early October. We're a bit late this year so the weather is a bit of a gamble but we are EXCITED. We're going back to the same place we've been [...]

23 09, 2016

Two “Parenting” Apps That Just Might Change Your Life

By | September 23rd, 2016|Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

First things first - this post is not Sponsored and I have absolutely no affiliation to the companies behind these apps. None whatsoever. I genuinely just found two apps that have been total game-changers for me as a parent.   The first one is associated with my beloved photo taking. Sure I'll give you a [...]