Category: Parenting

First day, part 2

Fionnuala had her first day of pre-school today. It was a short staggered entry day with only half the class including their parents. I guess it went as well as could be expected. I know Fionnuala is excited about school and about her teacher (Moira was in this class two years ago) but there is a lot going on with… Read more →

Four months old today

She is sweet and smiley and has definitely won the hearts of every one in this family. I think Moira’s lips are permanently attached to Oonagh’s head and Fionnuala can’t leave her cheeks alone. We keep yelling, treatment “stop mauling the baby!” There are worse problems to have. Even though my last post was all about how much this job… Read more →

Be it ever so humble

We have returned from vacation – although I wouldn’t really call it a vacation. Family visits are never a vacation and being without the Mister is never restful – especially when I am pretty much the sole charge of two busy little girls. This isn’t to say we didn’t have some good times and that it wasn’t wonderful for us… Read more →