I logged onto Facebook this morning; my timeline was full of adorable kids heading out to school dressed up for Halloween and my 11 year old has gone to school annoyed with me because he isn’t dressed up nor does he have a costume to change into. Now before you think, ‘ah the poor child’ and… Continue reading The Cursed Halloween Costume!
When you’re four, incredibly cute with an extremely sunny disposition and you ask for a fairy themed party; you just know don’t you? The answer will of course be yes! It really doesn’t matter that it’s not your birthday or that you made the same request the summer before and we obliged, you’re not making… Continue reading Another Year; Another Fairy Party!
13th June 2000 Dear Me, It is Tuesday evening, 13th June 2000. Very soon you will be going to hospital where your pregnancy will be induced. You are more than two weeks overdue now. I know you are feeling very anxious but try not to worry. There will be some scary moments but you will… Continue reading A Letter to Myself
The fairy was on form today, and enjoyed April Fools day in a way that only she could! On waking: ‘Wake up, wake up!! It’s snowing, it’s joke day!!’ Her sister was only very mildly amused. On eating toast: ‘This is the nicest salad you ever made Mom’ Me:’Sweetheart, you’re eating toast.’ ‘I know……it’s joke… Continue reading April Fools Day When You’re 4!
My children are all very different, different personalities, different people. That is natural of course and a good thing. One particular area in which their differences are highlighted is in how they address me. My eldest girl progressed from calling us Mammy & Daddy to Mam & Dad, nice and straightforward. Them, along came the… Continue reading Mama, Mommy, Mammy, Mother!!