Being a Mother of Four

This is where I pour out all my motherhood woes and joys. I have four kids and my eldest is seventeen so I reckon that means I have about 68 years of parenting experience?…

kids sitting on suitcases

Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier

Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier When anticipating travelling with your kids are you cool calm and collected or panicked, stressed and thinking the idea of staying at home might just be a whole lot easier? We have travelled with our four kids since they were born, for the… Read More »Tips for Making Travelling with Kids Easier

mum and her four young children

Parenting for Dummies, Scaredy Pants and People Who Make Mistakes

The thing that is so scary about being a parent is that you are supposed to know what you are doing. You are responsible for actual real-life human beings, for ensuring that they somehow survive from conception to adulthood whilst they are in your care. One of my friends said… Read More »Parenting for Dummies, Scaredy Pants and People Who Make Mistakes

Big Family, Big Challenges, Big Love.

I’m the eldest of five and the mother of four – and I married a man who is one of four siblings – so living in a large family is all I’ve ever known. We live in Ireland now where having a VERY large family (like 10-15 kids) would have been… Read More »Big Family, Big Challenges, Big Love.