The other day, I took a trip to the supermarket, toddler and buggy in tow, to get just a few small things I needed. My daughter and I have come to an arrangement about these trips. Usually, once I get my basket I let her pull it along from her buggy, in… Continue reading The shame of the toddler tantrum
It's started. The weather is changing and clothing shops are starting to fill with jumpers and cozy coats. Time to get ready to batten down the hatches. But Winter doesn't have to mean zero fun! Here are a few things I've put together to do with your little ones, no matter the weather! 1. Puddle jumping!… Continue reading 6 cute things to do with your toddler as the weather changes
Happy Wednesday everyone! I'm going around with a spring in my step today! I've just received an email to say I've made the longlist for the V by Very Blog Awards Ireland! Thank you so much to those who support me in my blogging journey, and inspire me to keep going. This all started with… Continue reading I’ve been longlisted!!
I am thrilled to have been nominated for the The Blogger Recognition Award by the lovely Clare at http://www.thetullytales.com .. This is such a lovely idea to recognize so many talented amazing people in the blogging world, and I am honoured to be part of it! So firstly, here is a little about how The Impending… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!
My little one is now almost 22 months. How did that happen so quickly? Two is still such a small number, but to me, my girl is my baby, but a baby no more. She could be described as outgoing, confident, adventurous. All the things that make for a strong-willed little soul,… Continue reading ‘Why I’m teaching my daughter NOT to shout about equality’
Now, don't get me wrong. There are some fantastic people in this country, nurses and doctors, who literally tick all the right boxes. Caring, attentive, with a wonderful bedside manner. But unfortunately, in my experience, I have found that it doesn't count for all of them. To this day I can't seem to take myself… Continue reading ‘What are you crying about?’ A message to the nurse who shamed me after giving birth
Ever since I had my daughter, through time I have realised that loneliness and isolation is all too common among the first time Mums I've encountered. Some of us find ourselves surrounded by love and well wishes when we announce we are expecting a new arrival. For others, that fades rapidly, or else… Continue reading Friendships: What I’ve learnt after having a baby
I can really only speak for my own little family, but we aim to be fair, content, happy and healthy. We live within our means and make the most of what we've got. But with such things as the housing crisis, sometimes it is hard to be positive about the future. Living… Continue reading The Housing Crisis: “Sometimes it is hard to be positive about the future for our family”