Mom time…

The dishes can wait, the sun is making me very thirsty…:) a trip to Bray beach, just what the doctor ordered.  Ireland is so beautiful when we have the weather.  So you have to grab it while you can and enjoy… Which I did today […]

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Bank holiday bliss…

Another trip to River Valley holiday park, topped off with the infamous Teddy’s ice cream at Dun Laoghaire park.  What more can four and a half-year-old twins want…So, normally a bank holiday weekend can be a long one but I have found the kids are […]

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Oh, what a beautiful morning…..

On a glorious sunny day, there’s no other place to be, except here…I am lucky to live a short drive away from Killiney beach, County Dublin.  If you sit on the rocks and just listen to the waves, you could easily think you are on […]

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Happy kids=happy moms

This is just one gem of a place to go with the kids for a weekender or longer…. Close to Arklow, Wicklow and with Brittas Bay only a short drive away, its got it all, that’s if you can get the kids to leave the […]

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Girl time….

What’s a girl to do…great place in Bray, kids are free with mammys….   www.facebook.com/pg/Elegantnailandbeautybar/about      

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Things to do with the little ones…

I am very lucky to live beside the seaside.  A stone’s throw away and I can be in the picturesque Wicklow or less than a stone’s throw away in my local town Dun Laoghaire.  When the sun is out you couldn’t pick a better place […]

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Here comes the sun……we hope

Most weekends I have two four year olds asking me on the Friday night “what are we doing tomorrow” and the next day and so on.  Planning my weekends is inevitable for all of us.  Summer bank holidays in Ireland need a lot of planning […]

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Sharing is caring

For me, becoming a mother has been the toughest challenge.  And that is up there with completing a level eight college degree, learning to drive at 45, moving overseas and back, living with a parent who has Alzheimers and parenting alone. I have always felt […]

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To pee or not to pee

So, just when you have got the night toilet training all done after a year, one twin starts wetting again.  I give up.  When does it all get easier with twins.  I don’t want to hear that word here “never”. So now I start all […]

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“Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” book review

If the book “Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine” was written by an Irish author, it would be called “Eleanor Oliphant is grand”.  This is what Irish people say for everything even if you have suitcases under your eyes, have forgotten to take your pyjamas off […]

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Dinner for three

My least favourite time of the day is dinner time.  It is a challenge both mentally and physically.  My twins are now four.  My son has been a fussy eater since he could eat.  When they were smaller and in the baby seats at the […]

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Dream on

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” -Leo J. Burke To say sleep deprivation is torture would be an understatement.  I am just going to write about my experience of sleep deprivation from one of my twins.  I would say the […]

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