The Bright Side of Cranky Evening Time

I wrote this last week, I couldn't publish it then as it was too raw! On Tuesdays I usually work from home so I get to collect the kids early and give them dinner which I prepped at lunchtime.  I suppose I could take that glorious extra hour that I don't spend commuting taking some … Continue reading The Bright Side of Cranky Evening Time

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A List of Things That Are In My Car Right Now (or reasons why I should never offer anyone a lift)

It's well documented that I drive to work. Occasionally, I have meetings first thing in the morning so I drive directly there and meet my work colleagues, who usually arrive by train or Luas. Then, the meeting ends and I obviously have to offer them a lift back to the office. At this time I … Continue reading A List of Things That Are In My Car Right Now (or reasons why I should never offer anyone a lift)

55 Things I've asked myself since I had kids 

Where's the manual?Do all babies cry this much?Why didn't anyone tell me?Why don't babies come with teeth pre-installed? Why don't the packs of wipes ever close properly? Where did all the money go? What day is it? Where's my bag?Whose idea was this anyway? Why hasn't anyone invented nappies that stop back poos? How will I leave him to go back … Continue reading 55 Things I've asked myself since I had kids 

55 Things I’ve asked myself since I had kids 

Where's the manual?Do all babies cry this much?Why didn't anyone tell me?Why don't babies come with teeth pre-installed? Why don't the packs of wipes ever close properly? Where did all the money go? What day is it? Where's my bag?Whose idea was this anyway? Why hasn't anyone invented nappies that stop back poos? How will I leave him to go back … Continue reading 55 Things I’ve asked myself since I had kids 

Nine things I need to do

Summer is fun, but it's busy. It always is, with kids and work and summer things to do. Housework has been let lapse (I'm pretending it's ever up to date). Paperwork hasn't been filed (ditto, blame summer). It's all in an admirable cause, everything tossed to one side in favour of outdoor pursuits and time spent … Continue reading Nine things I need to do

Ten things you can do with a baby in your arms

Recent experience has taught me that there are two types of things in the world- those that can be done with a baby in your arms and those that can't. List 1 - Ten things you can't do with a baby in your arms. 1. Assist her older brothers in toilet matters (crucial as we … Continue reading Ten things you can do with a baby in your arms