Nine Memes That Describe Life With Chronic Pain

A picture tells 1000 words, right? With some topics that can be hard to discuss properly, pictures and memes can do a lot of the…

SnapShot: A Look at Life In March 2017

Inspired by the lovely Maud from Awfully Chipper, here’s a look at a snapshot of life at the moment. This is what life in our…

Family Friendly St Patrick’s Day in Cork 2017

Ireland’s national holiday, St Patrick’s Day, falls this Friday, 17th March. In celebration of St Patrick who got the credit for bringing Christianity to Ireland…

Playlist Of My Life – Music, Memories and Magic

I saw this brillant post from Nicola at Simply HomeMade that she’s turned into a linky and decided it was definitely time to get nostalgic. Music…

Pacing and Parenting: Not an Easy Combination

The word “Pacing” has come to mean something different to me since being introduced to the Chronic Pain community. Prior to that, I had linked…

Baby Friendly Cork City in 2017 – Places I Recommend From Experience

I’ve lived in Cork City since 2009, meaning that this year is my 7th year here. In 2014 I gave birth to my son, which…

Boots Wants To Pamper The Mama’s Out There

What are your plans this weekend? Time with the family? Wrestling a toddler, or getting a newborn to sleep? Or will you take some time…

Driving Me Crazy: A Tale of Three Driving Tests

I bought a car in August. I’d passed my theory test nearly two years earlier, then put off that whole learning-to-drive malarkey because of issues…

OJ, Unschooling and Valentines – LittleLoves

It’s Friday. This week hasn’t been like a normal week. I’ve been off work again with my back since the start of the month. It’s…

Valentines Day, Parenting Style

Oh, it’s that time of year again, where the shops are filled with roses and distressed looking men. There are cards to tell everyone you…

The Next Four Years

Yesterday, 20 January 2017, Donald J Trump was inaugurated as President of the United States. He sits in the most powerful seat of the Western…

16 from ’16 – 2016 A Year in The Life

Here we are again, the start of another year. Bit of a dramatic one on a global scale, 2016, between Brexit, Trump and the size of…

5 Ways To Celebrate New Year With Kids

The end of 2016 is here. A year that certainly won’t be forgotten, that’s for sure. As with every year, bars and clubs will be…

My Instagram Best 9 – A Photo Look Back on 2016

As the crazy days of Christmas come to a close, it’s got me feeling nostalgic of the year thats gone by. It’s a year that…

Busy B Busy Life Diary – Getting Organised in 2017

Life is rather hectic when you add a small person into the mix. Suddenly the days race past, the bedtimes all seem to be like…

Tis the Season To Be Anxious: Christmas & Anxiety

This is a hard post to write. I don’t particularly know why, as it’s not the first time I’ve addressed it. I’ve written extensively about…

Christmas Tag 2016 – Some Festive Fun

I’m getting into the festive mood now with so few days to Christmas. Having spotted this tag online, I thought I’d take part – lots…

9 Secret Santa Perfect Gift Ideas Below €20

Secret Santa is great. Instead of having to buy lots of presents for a variety of people, the focus is placed on just that one…

Keeping Your Kids Safe with iOS Devices

On a lot of Christmas lists this year sit requests for new technology devices. The market has soared over the last few years and it’s…

Waterford Winterval Santa Grotto – A Wonderful Festive Experience

Although I live in Cork City since 2009, a special part of my heart lies in Waterford. It’s where I was born, it’s where I…

My November Little Loves: Gilmores & Cosy Coats

November has been a bit of a hectic month. I’ve somewhat fallen off the blogging bandwagon. Not for any major reason, aside from PLAGUE and…

The Downside to Internet Parenting

I’m a big advocate of the internet and how it has enhanced my experience as a mother. Through my online communities on Facebook and beyond,…

Embracing My Inner Rory Gilmore, An A-Z of Books

For many of my teen years, I wanted to be Rory Gilmore. The grades, the relationship with her mother, the boys, the unashamed introvert love…

7 Things You Shouldn’t Say To Someone With Depression

It’s two years since I came forward on this blog to talk about my journey through PostNatal Depression. Two years. Twenty Four Months. My son…

6 Fab Changing Areas for Your Little One in Cork – Never Get Caught Out Again!

Getting out and about with your baby or toddler can either be a joy or an ordeal, it depends on the day. Some days everything…