Tired isn’t a strong enough word

No one warns you that with motherhood comes the never ending feeling of tiredness.  When you read the books and watch the telly you see these mother earth types embracing motherhood getting the usual sleep even lie ins. Lie ins?  Lie ins?  Goodness me its been a while.  Oh how I used to love to … Continue reading Tired isn’t a strong enough word

Sun’s out, pool’s out – review of Chad Valley Aquarium Activity Pool

Finally this weekend summer sunshine came out to play.  It can only mean one thing when entertaining toddler twins it's time for fun in the pool.  So after a little trip to Argos and a chat with a generous daddy we purchased the Chad Valley Aquarium Activity Pool. So I thought I'd take a little … Continue reading Sun’s out, pool’s out – review of Chad Valley Aquarium Activity Pool

Core Muscles? I think they maybe a myth or at least I seem to have lost mine

So forever I've complained that I'm sooooooo unfit.   Not just a little but like omg how many stairs are there to my bedroom unfit.  I've convinced myself that because I teach all day,  run a house and take care of 4 kids that I'm perfectly fit...well fit for purpose anyway.   In my wisdom today I … Continue reading Core Muscles? I think they maybe a myth or at least I seem to have lost mine

Why don’t they get on a boat?

When my children go to bed it's Mammy and Daddy TV time.  Gone are the crazy you tubers who do random videos opening toys that my toddlers find fascinating.  Finished are the annoyingly upbeat American nickelodeon teen sitcoms like Jessie.  It time for proper TV.  Proper scary zombie infested TV.  Yes I admit, one of my … Continue reading Why don’t they get on a boat?

OMG! I think Smyths toys and Toysrus have declared all out war in my living room

I'll admit right from the off my skills as a domestic goddess are woefully lacking and my  house often resembles something out of a horror film except instead of blood we have toys what seems like millions and millions of toys.   But my completely ineffective cleaning prowess is even more challenged by these little people … Continue reading OMG! I think Smyths toys and Toysrus have declared all out war in my living room

My First Time

I've thought about this over and over.  I've considered so many times whether to start my own blog.  I'd try and work out what I'd write about.  I'd question whether I had anything really worth writing about.  More importantly I worried about whether it would  be of any interest to anyone.   I'm just a Mammy writing … Continue reading My First Time