Month: March 2016

Parenting

The joys only a child can bring (or maybe a puppy)

The children are on their holiday. I’M FREE. OK, I’ll admit it. I’m missing them so much already. My house feels empty. So quiet. I feel like I have no purpose to my existence when they’re not here. As much as I think I miss my BC life on occasion, I must have spent a […]

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Parenting

Holidays are coming.

Firstly, a clarification. I worry that to those who don’t actually know me, I may come across a bit blasé in regard to my children/parenthood, like I think it’s some huge joke. I’m not. I love my children with every fibre of my being. My heart hurts when I’m not with them. I would move […]

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Life

A letter to George

Dear Mr Osbourne, Can I call you George? Today is YOUR day,George, your time to shine! Don’t get me wrong, I don’t envy you one bit. I really wouldn’t like the pressure of trying to balance the books of the country but you chose the job. Good on you!

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Parenting

Sleep, it’s for the weak.

You may recall a previous post where I spoke about how bedtime in our house could be a bit of a rigmarole. Well, we cracked it! We had a full week of going to bed and going to sleep brilliantly. I was going to allow myself to be smug then…

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Parenting

Feelings, nothing more than feelings.

When I were young children didn’t have feelings! OK, so that might not be actually true. As a child I did have feelings but they seemed kind of simple. I was either happy, sad or angry and I expressed these feelings by laughing or crying. I was very basic as a child and, if my […]

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Parenting

Mother’s Day

As I sit here in the corner of my couch in a makeshift nest made of cushions nursing the mother of all hangovers I’m thankful that Seth has opted for the nap he usually refuses on a weekend. I’m thankful that Aoife knows how to manoeuvre her way around Netflix. But mostly I’m thankful that […]

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