Trying Times

October is Infant/Pregnancy loss awareness month. Sadly this is something that has touched so many people and is something I felt it was important to talk about, as for some reason, it is something people don’t openly discuss often. 1 in 4 I have an almost five...

Mental Load

Recently, I dropped my daughter Saoirse at school. Before we left the house, she had been untangling a display of clay planets of our solar system.  I’d taken an interest and helped her untangle it, as I vaguely remembered her telling me she had been working on...

Tuesday Top Ten

Welcome to the first instalment of Tuesday’s Top Ten. Most people hate Mondays, personally I’ve always hated Tuesdays more.  At least you know where you stand with a Monday, Tuesdays are just – meh!  You’ve discussed all the gossip from last weekend, you...

A Special Package

A Special Package My son Patrick arrived three days early.  He’s been very thoughtful since day 1, as he was actually due the day of Mick’s brother’s wedding and not wanting to hog the limelight. He decided 3 days was the perfect space between a new baby and a...