This past summer our family has celebrated the joy of birth with the arrival of two babies within the space of a week, one to my sister and the other to my brother. Sadly, death too has been large in my heart as the season brought the untimely passing of… Read More »What Happens Next?
Camping in France- The Aftermath Three days after we got home from our camping holiday, it looked as though our roof box had exploded. This was the first opportunity to dry out the tent since we had returned off the ferry from France because, yippee! the sun is shining here… Read More »Camping in France – The Aftermath
I’ve stopped feeding the kids one day a week in the school holidays. Multiple choice: Would you rather a) Visit the dentist OR b) Take four discontent children with you to do your weekly grocery shop? Some people have been known to punch their dentist (actually my neighbour – he… Read More »I’ve stopped feeding the kids one day a week in the school holidays.
From Egoli to Glynn In 2004 we left Johannesburg or Egoli-the City of Gold; population : 3,226,055 (2001 figures, there are over 4 million people living there now, or over 10 million if you include the greater metropolitan area). According to the latest Irish census results 4 million is nearly equivalent to the entire… Read More »From Egoli to Glynn
‘Pickynickers’ – Tips for picnicking with kids How to make the best out of picnicking with your (sometimes?) picky kids. Picnics for the Famous Five were always glorious and filled with the tastiest sounding delights. My Less-Famous Four have not taken to plum cake though and ginger pop is hard to… Read More »‘Pickynickers’ – Tips for picnicking with kids
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