I started building Jack’s library long before he was born. When I was pregnant, I bought him a book on every trip that we took. When we decided on his name, I bought him a “Jack and the Beanstalk” board book (side note: that kid was a thief!). Since he burst into our lives… Read More Jack’s Library – Our Favourite Books for Babies & Toddlers
In just a few weeks, Jack will turn ONE! I am more than a little emotional about it, and can’t believe how quickly that year has gone. I feel like I blinked and my newborn became a toddler. Everyone told me to enjoy it because it goes by so fast, and it is so true.… Read More Lessons from My First Year of Parenting
Where: Trim Castle, Trim, Co. Meath (see map) Cost: Free Parking: Yes, there is parking onsite Opening Hours: The walk around the castle is always open. For tours of the castle, click here for seasonal opening times. Pet Friendly: Yes, dogs must be kept on a lead Stroller Accessibility: There are paved trails suitable for strollers If you’re… Read More Trim Castle River Walk – Exploring Meath
If you’re a parent and happened to catch Karen Koster’s documentary on TV3 last week, “Mammy Guilt“, chances are that it resonated with you on some level. I related to the mammies that struggled with leaving their children to go to work, and with mammies that had made the decision to stay at home with… Read More Mammy Guilt – The Struggle is Real
I’m not big on covering Jack in cotton wool or protecting him from germs. He was born into a household with a big, fluffy pup who sheds everywhere so fur and germs have followed him around since Day 1. Until he was 6 months old, he never as much as had a runny nose. I… Read More Atchooooo! What to Do When Baby Has a Cold!