Sometimes we need to prepare not to prepare

Sometimes we need to prepare not to prepare - Mind the Baby

We’ve all heard that one, right? Mostly in relation to sport or exams, but it applies to so many things in our lives – including many aspects of parenting. Equally though, there are parts of parenting – and specifically of mothering – that sometimes we think we have to prepare for, and literally beat ourselves up about, that are just a waste of our energy and usually our tears. Continue reading Sometimes we need to prepare not to prepare

Something a little different – Parent.ie

Something a little different - Parent.ie Because We Said So

You may have noticed this new little badge over here on the right hand side that says “I write for Parent.ie”.

I’m very excited to be involved with this brand new Irish parenting magazine that just launched in the last couple of weeks. It’s the brainchild of a number of us bloggers who have been looking around for a while now for something that is relevant to us – where we are in our lives, how we parent, how we think, stuff that makes us laugh, topics we’re interested in  – and up until now we haven’t been able to find it. So we’ve decided to do it ourselves! Continue reading Something a little different – Parent.ie