Scary stories from a lovely place

Liam’s (not too graphic) birth story

Today Liam was born, 4 months ago, to the day, rather than the date. He is a delightful little person, as they all are, but it helps that he is … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

The firstborn

I know we’re not supposed to have favourites as parents. And I totally don’t prefer any of my kids over the others. They are all great and interesting and cute … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

What Jesus thinks about the kids in Gaza

Tonight my middle son stayed up late with me while the other two slept peacefully. I caught up on some news and current affairs television from the week, while he … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Three cheers for boys

For the last three weeks we’ve been enjoying three cute little boys instead of two. Yesterday was my baby boys’ 3 week birthday. Liam Stanley was born at 5.04am on … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment


My Little Deer is three years old today. As of Friday little Oisín is no longer my youngest son, he is now my middle son, the middle child in our … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


This cutie turned four today. Wild. Simultaneously infuriating and sweet, he is my best friend. He takes my eye colour and my freckles, my introversion and argumentativeness. He takes his … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

My kid is average, and I think he’s great.

Have you noticed that every little kid these days a genius? I often hear parents (mums) describe their kid as gifted or highly intelligent or advanced for their age. I … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · 4 Comments