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Just say Yes

Imagine a time where your child comes to tell you they’re gay. Imagine how many people have been scared or afraid to tell others who they love. Imagine you have the power to change that. You do. On May 22nd Ireland will have the chance to allow everyone to marry who they love. This will help to break the ”taboo” around…

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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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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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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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My day in court | My Adoption Story

Be sure to start from the beginning: Part 1: The beginning Part 2: Meeting the birth mother After my arrival everyone came to visit and I began to get settled in. Eating well, sleeping 12 hours at night, I was very content. In 1992 the rules for adoption were a little different to what they are now. Even though mine…

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Hello.. Is it me you’re voting for?

Notice that new shiny badge on the left of the page? Click it… go on… click it… That button is for the Irish Parenting Blog Awards. These awards are the very first to celebrate the ever growing parenting blog community in little old Ireland. I myself didn’t realise quite how many Irish parenting blogs were out there until I joined the…

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Wicked Wednesday

The other day middle of dinner time I decided to get a photo of Aidan enjoying his broccoli. Simultaneously he drops his broccoli, grabs his high chair and pulls this poop face.