When I first became a mum I was nervous about going out. However getting out did wonders for my confidence and was a real boost. Therefore I wanted to write reviews of the places I go and my adventures with a buggy – so if it helps at least one other mum get out it will be worth it.… Read More Hello – About Me (2019 Update)
Today we are taking down the Christmas tree, and searching under furniture for all the scattered decorations, as it’s time to pack it all away until next year. My husband has taken our daughter out so I can do it on my own, because I know she will be most upset it is going. She… Read More A magical Christmas tree
Wonderlights is a very impressive light trail through the grounds of Palmerstown House Estate in Co Kildare. I had booked it weeks before knowing the Irish weather can be temperamental, but as we were driving down in heavy rain we did wonder if we were a bit mad, but in the end it didn’t dampen… Read More Review – Wonderlights
If you like exploring nature with kids a walk in the woods can be a fun adventure, especially in autumn when the leaves are changing colour and the trees keep you sheltered from the chilly winds.Last week I was in Center Parcs (read my review here) and I was disappointed I didn’t get to spend… Read More 7 woodland walks in Ireland
The long awaited Center Parcs in Longford (the first in Ireland) opened this summer to much fanfare. It seems you can’t go anywhere now without seeing huge posters of happy kids in the woods, including one the length of the arrivals hall at Dublin Airport. Instagram is awash with posts of celebrities enjoying a walk… Read More A short break in the new Center Parcs Longford
A lot of people are trying to cut down on disposable plastics, but we recently had a stark reminder why disposable and convenient isn’t always a good thing. We had nipped in to a Starbucks for lunch and got a couple of cheese toasties for the adults. I was prepared (for once) and my little… Read More Plastic mum fail
Of all the milestones your hear about, I never expected first school bag to be significant. However my little girl has started taking her first school bag to creche and it makes her seem so much more grown up. When creche first asked me to start sending her in with a bag I was a… Read More What’s in your school bag?
This is my favourite recent photo, because it shows my two favourite people at the same spot on the Great Orme just over a year apart. Last year I wrote about how Llandudno is a great place to visit with a baby because of the long buggy friendly walks along the premenade and round the… Read More Another trip to Llandudno