Creating YES Situations With Teens and ConnecTEEN book review Sometimes my teenagers ask me for things or want to go places that make me feel uncomfortable as the requests are unwise, impractical or unsafe – my first instinct is to say NO. But what if there was a way we… Read More »Creating YES situations with teens and ConnecTEEN book review
Our Biggest Back to School Concerns During Covid-19 in Ireland [This post may contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more info.] Our children are finally (hopefully?) returning to school after being at home since March, but this Back to School season is like no other we… Read More »Our Biggest Back to School Concerns During Covid-19 in Ireland
Is my eldest old enough to stay on her own? Parenting is basically all about navigating your way from one set of firsts to the next, always wondering whether you’re getting it right, asking a million questions, experimenting as you go, and hoping for the best. It’s largely a process… Read More »Is my eldest old enough to stay on her own?
“Mummy?” “Yes?” “How many places does the River Slaney pass through?” “?” I have one eye on the rear-view mirror watching an oncoming truck as it thunders down the hill towards me while the other eye, deranged chameleon-like, is looking for a gap in the oncoming traffic so that I… Read More »I Just Don’t Know