Parenting

Parenting

Bedtime

I pick Aoife up from school every day at 3.15pm without fail. I’ve never forgotten her and I’ve never been late (though Aoife argues that the day I was stood at the wrong side of the gate I was late and she went on about it for weeks). Anyway, she goes to bed at 6.45pm. […]

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Parenting

Happy Monday

Seth *turns off DVD. Cries* Me *turns DVD back on* Aoife *closes Mathletics tab on laptop* Me *logs her back in* Seth *pushes Tivo buttons so Minions goes off again. Cries* Me *Puts it back on again* Aoife *’Accidentally’ closes Mathletics again* Me *logs her back in* Xabi *scared of the wind, bombing round the […]

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Parenting

Angst!

I’ve bought a house and sold a house. I’ve been married and been divorced but the most grown up thing I’ve done by far is have babies. Why is it then that I’ve spent much of the time since then feeling like a child? Is it just me? Like it? Tell your friends!

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Parenting

Fish Pie

Aoife declared that fish pie was her absolute favourite (“remember Mummy, I used to eat it all the time when I was a baby” she ate anything when she was a baby) and every day after school she asked for it. Like it? Tell your friends!

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Life
Parenting

Hello!

  In my 20s I firmly believed I was going to live the party years forever, I was going to travel the world! Do whatever I wanted whenever I wanted, live somewhere exciting and definitely never have children. Ever. I don’t like children and I could never be responsible enough to look after one, especially […]

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