Aldi Santa Milk, in store from Tuesday

Aldi Santa Milk

Aldi Santa Milk

Getting the mince pies, carrots and milk together for Santa and Rudolph on Christmas Eve is a tradition that takes place the world over each year on Christmas Eve.  Traveling the world and delivering gifts can be thirsty work, so Aldi are once again making sure that your fridge is stocked with Santa’s favourite tipple, milk!  Continue reading

Curiosity of a child – I don’t have all the answers!

curiosity of a child

The Curiosity of a child – Did a donkey do it?!

Question, questions and more questions. It’s all I get these days. Ah, the curiosity of a child. Car journeys are laced with questions. They come mostly from Aidan but Sarah has plenty of them too.
I have to admit it’s mostly cute and funny but they ask me the most random things. Sometimes I genuinely don’t have the answers and that doesn’t sit too well with them, particularly Aidan.  Continue reading

Discipline and following through, I finally did it

Discipline and following through

Discipline and following through: After the incident with the rock and the car window I felt like I had no choice but to be tough

I felt like the Wicked Witch of the West on Halloween night. Not because I was dressed up as one but because I didn’t allow my four-year-old son go out trick or treating with his little friends in the estate.  Continue reading

Great little iPhone hack for parents

iPhone hack for parents

iPhone hack for parents: Guided Access is parental control for iPhones

I’m totally guilty of giving the kids my phone especially when I’m out for a coffee or we all go out for dinner together. Before I became a mammy I always swore I would never be the kind that lets her child play with a smart phone. I even wrote a post about how naive I was before the kids came along! Then reality hit and the rest is history.  Continue reading

My stress and anxiety; I just couldn’t cope

stress and anxiety

I suffer from stress and anxiety

I’ve debated sharing this really personal story for months now. I’m worried about what people will think of me. What will my family think, what will my friends think, what will my former school friends think, what will my work colleagues think? Will people treat me differently now that they know.  Continue reading

Our favourite kids books and where we get them

favourite kids books

Charlie Byrne’s in Galway; the best book shop I’ve ever been to and where we get our favourite kids books

I’m a bit late in the day with this but I said I’d do a small post on Aidan and Sarah’s favourite books considering it’s World Book Day. Continue reading

Sometimes I just can’t be arsed with adulting!

Sometimes I just can't be arsed with adulting

I love my gang but sometimes I just can’t be arsed with adulting!

My pair are great craic altogether, lovely to hang out with and my life would be a whole lot emptier without them. Being a mammy is hard though, as is being a daddy. Life is non-stop. I seriously take my hat out to all the single parents out there. I really don’t know how you do it.  Continue reading