Oh the dreaded visits to the dentists. Around 1 in 10 people in Ireland have a genuine full on fear of the dentist, and I am one of them. From the chair, to the gloves, to the smells (even the hovering of someone staring into your mouth), it's all incredibly overwhelming. I had an extraction… Continue reading A trip to the dentist: Overcoming the fear for future generations
So, what is a mother? Well, she's the one who's watching you, in love, in awe, and full of tears. The one who's protecting, despite all her fears. The one who wants just a little more sleep. The one who can't help but just have one more peep. The one who worries if… Continue reading An ode to mamas around the world: What is a mother?
Tuesday evening arrived with little flurries of snow as my daughter and I watched out the window with glee. "Like a Winter Wonderland!" I believe were my words. We then woke up on Wednesday to a sea of snow, and sure everyone's only delighted! Daddy has to stay at home, we had only got a… Continue reading Beauty and the Beast: Why ‘Emma’ is no longer welcome at our house
"Children should be seen and not heard" - This is a phrase I really do not like nor agree with, along with a recent couple of instances with my daughter, and across social media, an array of situations where people would overreact to seeing a baby in their presence, or seeing a baby's cry as… Continue reading To the people who glared at us when my daughter had a tantrum