Parenting questions

two teenaged girls sitting at the busstop

Is my eldest old enough to stay on her own?

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?

I Just Don’t Know

“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