My new parenting magazine for real mammies

An alternative parenting magazine

My parenting magazine. Would you buy it?

I don’t think I’ve actually ever bought a parenting magazine myself but I have read them. The first one I got my mits on was probably in the free Eumom gift bag when I was pregnant with Aidan. I’ve subsequently picked them up now and again in the doctor’s waiting room and, no disrespect, but a lot of the content is similar in them all.  Continue reading

My badly behaved kids aren’t welcome in the Catholic Church

Catholic Church - my children aren't welcome

A younger Aidan gets to grips with religion in his own enthusiastic way but he’s not welcome in the Catholic Church according to a recent letter I received

A while back I wrote a post about how we had recently started taking the kids to mass and how it wasn’t going too well. If you didn’t see it, it was about how giddy and loud Sarah are in church and how it stresses me out. You can read it here Continue reading

Free kids activity: The Imagination Playground

Imagination Playground Free kids activity

Free kids activity – The Imagination Playground is currently on at the Riverbank Theatre

If any of you folks are looking for some free fun for the kiddies this month perhaps you should check out The Imagination Playground at the Riverbank Theatre in Newbridge, Kildare. It has been on since last month and will run until May 27th.  Continue reading

An absolutely brilliant family weekend in Birr

Birr Castle Treehouse

Aidan and Sarah leg it towards to treehouse in the grounds of Birr Castle

Birr is not the first town that comes to mind when trying to organise a family weekend away. We’re just back from the Offaly town and I’m here to tell you that it’s the business. Indeed it’s perfect for a family weekend away and we’ll be back again.  Continue reading