On Communions Eve | Because You Are Eight

So tomorrow you will have your day, the day you decided that you wanted to be part of.  We did not chose it, instead we allowed you to decide and you came up with the […]

One Load Behind

The dishwasher needs emptying. There is another load waiting to go in.  The brief view of the bottom of the laundry basket, a fleeting glimpse, is now obscured after a whizz around the bedrooms revealed […]

Good Enough Parenting

I’m not a perfectionist, there are times I wish I was, but mostly I’m happy as I am. I’m more an 80% broad stroke kind of person and I’m sure I always have been. It’s […]

The Toy Show| Expectation versus Reality

No matter what the shops say, no matter when the decorations are put up, the countdown to Christmas only really begins the night of the Late Late Toy Show. Up until this year that has […]

One Small Step

This time last year you headed off for your first full week of Montessori I had no fears for you, you were following in your sisters footsteps and I knew that your journey was going to […]

Parenting and The 7 Deadly Sins

Children can be your eternal salvation…. Pride: No sooner will the words ‘oh my baby sleeps all night’ have left your mouth than you beautiful little cherub will teach you that pride does in fact […]