So its been a whole two years since that day. The day I clicked that publish button, held my breath and hoped for the best. I was a new Mama to a one month old Isla, and I was just buzzing to get my thoughts, words, feelings, out in typed form. It started off as… Continue reading Two years since The Impending Joys of Motherhood was born!
Well, Winter has arrived. Oooooh yes, it has. And with it, a big change in temperatures. It seems to me like everyone is now suffering from coughs and colds of all sorts! Myself and the little person are going through our fair share of this right now. She's snotty, cough ridden, and like a baby bear… Continue reading The 6 stages of being sick when the baby is also sick
When baby is in the womb, we are just itching to snuggle them, dress them in the cutest of outfits and coo over them forever..And then they arrive into the world, the tiniest little bundle! But they don't stay small for long and before you know you are trying to keep up with the super quick… Continue reading How to get longer out of your baby’s clothes
Ah Christmas...it's the most wonderful time of the year, apparently to Andy Williams anyway! But I see the other, stressful side too. Now, having a toddler myself, I can see how that stress can creep up. My personal understanding of what Christmas is about is that you enjoy the little things in life that little… Continue reading The REAL pressure parents face when it comes to Christmas
It has taken me almost 5 months and lots of dedication, and to some this may not be a whole lot but to me it's a mini victory! I have finally earned my Mummypages Voices Writer badge! I am just so thrilled for the opportunity to be able to put my thoughts and words out… Continue reading Official Mummypages Voices Writer Badge!
We all have different trials and tribulations in life. Highs, lows, it's just the way life is, no matter who you are. But what I find, especially being Irish, living in Ireland, is this age-old thing that has come down from our parent's generation, and possibly before them; that someone's business is everyone's business. I often wonder is… Continue reading ‘Mind your own business – I’ll parent how I want to parent’
As parents, we all strive for success in life for our offspring. But sometimes I do wonder if there is still too much focus when it comes to grades, exams and even college? The stresses of homework for primary school children, the intense exam pressure for secondary school teens and the race against time to… Continue reading What I’ll be teaching my daughter about exams and grades