Category: My Blog

20 Elf On The Shelf Idea’s

elf shelf christmas scout

I’ll be honest, Elf on the Shelf is the bane of my life and he’s a creepy looking little creature but in the coming weeks, almost every household with young kids will be under elf surveillance including my own. If I could un-adopt the little bollox, I would. I’ve lost count the number of times I’ve forgotten to move the little shit, reluctantly dragging myself out of the bed to put him somewhere new and adventurous for the big kid. (more…)

A Measly Time of it

measles

Picture this. The preparations for school are underway. You’re finally finding yourself and restoring some sort of routine back in the house after a hectic summer. Then you discover your three under three have measles…

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One Month

Everyone keeps asking how we are getting on. Well, it’s mayhem, it’s madness, it’s absolute chaos. Nothing can prepare you for two under one, or three under three. Somedays I look down and say to myself who owns all these kids. There’s so many of them. There are too many names remember. I call Kadie Kenzie and Kenzie Kadie. I even opened the door one evening and called Frankie’s name really loudly. He was in bed and I woke him with my roars. I was looking for the dog. (more…)

Kenzie’s Birth Story

birth story my tiny little baby natural hospital birth ireland

It was Wednesday the 13th of July, with just under two weeks to my due date. The mini bus was kitted with our new Pebble Plus Maxi Cosi and my hospital bag. I was so nervous driving into the hospital, I was going in to have a membrane sweep. They had been successful in my last two pregnancies so as far as I was concerned I was going in to have my baby. Due to having a BBA (born before arrival) with Kadie I was been kept in after my sweep just as a precaution. (more…)