I am the mum who…

Thank you to the lovely Danielle & Sandra for tagging me to do this ”I am the mum who…” post. I am the mum who… Never feels like a “proper mom” Doesn’t embrace her stretch marks Never has a clean house Always has laundry to do Never irons anything Is addicted to YouTube And tattoos Loves her son Always tries…

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#IPBAwards & Our First Vlog

Last weekend saw the very first #IPBAwards (Irish Parenting Blog) and I managed to gather up all my courage to attend my very first blogging event. I also managed to get some of it in our first vlog! Saturday began with us taking the ever eventful trip to Dublin city (via every possible toll might I add). We checked in…

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Edible finger paint

Aidan is at the stage now where everything goes in his mouth. He is truly exploring the world with his mouth. This makes play time a little more difficult. His normal toys are starting to bore him (but I refuse to buy anything else with his birthday a month away) so this morning I set about finding an activity that…

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Blueberry Muffins

Aidan loves blueberries, eats them by the packet so I decided to give blueberry muffins a go and they were a big hit! Here is the recipe if you feel like trying them out… Ingredients: 3 cups of plain flour 1 teaspoon baking powder .5 teaspoon of baking soda 1 cup of extra virgin Olive oil 1.5 cups of castor…

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50 things that make me happy…

I was tagged by the lovely Katy to take part in the 50 things that make me happy tag. I don’t know how I will think of 50 but here goes… 1. Sunshine 2. Chocolate 3. Having a tan 4. Having a good skin day 5. New baby clothes 6. New make up 7. Family days out 8. Christmas 9. Tea…

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Starting out with Cloth Nappies

The cute fluffy prints have taken over my Instgram feed for the past few months and they got me thinking.. Why didn’t I initially choose cloth nappies? Which is when I was swiftly reminded that I have binned every item of clothing that Aidan has pooped on. Even the tiniest little stinky spot and it was banished to the bin.…

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April Sunshine | Photo post

We got a mini heatwave in Ireland this week so we went out and made the most of it. From swimming pools to sand, and BBQ’s to baby lambs. Here is a collage of some photos from this week!   Looking at my instagram this morning it seems the sun has made his way over to the UK so I will…

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It’s OK to Relax at Nap Time

I’ve just put Aidan down for his nap and I went through the daily dilemma of relaxing with a cup of tea or getting some house work done. I think every stay at home parent goes through the after nap predicament of getting the floors mopped or having a cup of tea, washing the dished or eating some chocolate, doing…

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I need your help….

I am very honoured to have been nominated for 8 awards in the #IPBAwards long lists! For the short list I have to choose one from my nominated posts to put forward as ‘Best Blog Post’. I didn’t think that my adoption story would be nominated at all because to me it is just that, a story. I didn’t think…

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