All posts tagged "featured"

  • Finding our after-school balance (and why doing nothing is a perfectly acceptable after-school activity)

    When my oldest child, my daughter Emily, was about to start school I thought “This is it. It’s going to start getting easier”. How wrong could I have been? If anything your child starting school turns family...

    • Posted September 11, 2017
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  • Boots Maternity and Infant Best Parenting Blog Award

    If you saw my Facebook post a couple of days ago you will know that I am nominated in the Boots Maternity and Infant Awards in the Best Parenting Blog category.  I am obviously delighted but need...

    • Posted August 14, 2017
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  • The day Shawn Mendes taught my daughter an amazing life lesson

    A couple of years ago I heard this insanely catchy song on the radio. You know the type.  The one that you can’t shake for the rest of the day. Total ear worm. I had no idea...

    • Posted June 15, 2017
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  • 10 Things for kids to do in Costa Adeje, Tenerife

    It’s officially summer!  Yay!  For a number of years we took an annual family holiday to Costa Adeje in Tenerife. With a few trips under my belt I thought it was about time I shared a few things...

    • Posted May 25, 2017
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  • The Croke Park Stadium Tour

    As the saying goes “if it wasn’t for the last-minute nothing would get done”.  Christmas Day 2015 my sister gave me a present.  A family ticket for the Croke Park tour and GAA museum.  With everything going...

    • Posted January 30, 2017
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    Tips for making the most of a day out at Tayto Park

    It is now just over three years since our first visit to Tayto Park.  At that visit we bought a membership card and we have gone on to renew it each year.  There have been plenty of...

    • Posted July 19, 2016
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  • 10 Kids TV characters you will love to hate as a parent

    1. Peppa Pig We managed 2 years of parenthood before Peppa Pig came crashing into our lives. For more than 5 years I have had to endure Peppa and her family and friends doing everything from going...

    • Posted June 16, 2014
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  • Five things to do for kids in Dungarvan, Co Waterford

    It is always great to get a short break and Ireland is great for a wealth of little spots you can get to in a matter of a couple of hours by car. Last Easter break we...

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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  • A Guide to C-Sections

    As a c-section mum I have had a few people both in real life and online ask me questions about what to expect.  People who have suddenly been told that they are going to be heading to...

    • Posted October 23, 2013
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