Whose Job Is The Most Important?

It was 7.45pm. We were driving back from a hurling match 25 minutes' drive from our house. I'd left the house just after 7 that morning, had worked 8-4 then left work, called to the house to collect my five-year-old's football gear and the sandwiches (that my husband had made the night before) and drink … Continue reading Whose Job Is The Most Important?

Back From Holiday, Back to Normal

It's been a bit quiet around here. If you follow me on Facebook or instagram you'll be sick of my holiday photos know why. If you don't why not follow now! We had a fabulous holiday. A fabulous family holiday,  where you still are on call to provide endless water and juice and snacks, and where … Continue reading Back From Holiday, Back to Normal

12 Tips to Make Weekday Dinners Easier

Weekdays are the hectic ones, with the whirlwind of school, work, commute and  activities it can prove challenging to get your kids eating good healthy meals every day. Here are some of my tips to relieve the stress of figuring out what's for dinner and getting it on the table before the kids turn (even … Continue reading 12 Tips to Make Weekday Dinners Easier

An Unexpected Advantage of Being a Working Mother

There are a lot of things about being a working mother that are difficult, that's for sure. The word "working" adds another element to what's already a tough station, rewarding and all as it is. There's the leaving your children in the morning before they wake, or leaving them crying to a minder or creche, … Continue reading An Unexpected Advantage of Being a Working Mother

What's in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I've shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life. Today, thanks to a linky I'm going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don't worry, I won't make you touch them.) I’ve two handbags on the go usually, … Continue reading What's in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

I’m known for being honest, for baring all and being open. I've shown you my make-up free face, my untidy car, vignettes of a far from picture-perfect life. Today, thanks to a linky I'm going to share the contents of my handbag. (Don't worry, I won't make you touch them.) I’ve two handbags on the go usually, … Continue reading What’s in my bag? Yes, I was surprised too

Returning to work after maternity leave, the story 12 months on

On the Tuesday after Easter last year I sat on my couch, laptop on my knee and I typed. I pounded the keyboard and wrote from the heart, words flowed and emotions simmered. I pushed back the tears as I reflected upon the year that had passed, the time spent with the kids and I … Continue reading Returning to work after maternity leave, the story 12 months on