He Has A Girlfriend!

This week, my eldest told me he has a new “girlfriend” in school.. It all started out very cute. I smiled and cooed and awww’d at the thought of my little boy liking a girl. She’s in Junior Infants apparently.  For the last 3 mornings now, instead of running around the school yard like a hooligan waiting for the bell to ring, he’s been standing there looking over to her line, waiting to see her.. Ok… still cute and sweet, I thought, but also a little unnerving. So yesterday he made her a beaded flower at home. He put it in his school bag to keep it safe, and it was the […]

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Hectic Wednesday…

Wednesday is always a bit hectic in our house. It’s fine ’til 12.30 when it’s time to collect the youngest from pre-school, then it just becomes exhausting and chaotic.  The eldest has after school activities on a wednesday, so between 12.30 and 4.15 I am in and out of the car a total of 8 times!! Collect the youngest, home. Collect the eldest, home. Bring the eldest to theatre, home. Collect the eldest from theatre, home. It’s normal by the last collection on a wednesday for me to start loathing the site of the car..!  Today two things happened to add a sprinkling of extra stress to the day.. you […]

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The Second Blog…..

This weekend me and the kids took the train to the country to visit family. Normally we drive but decided the kids would enjoy a bit of public transport for once! I reserved seats for the kids and was stuck in a fairly embarrassing situation when a couple where sitting in them. It was very awkward but they were apologetic and moved for us. I was full of “sorry, sorry about that, sorry again, thanks.” As it turns out I was looking at the wrong seat numbers on the tickets and turfed the poor couple out of their own seats. Felt really bad but sure what’s done is done.. Kids […]

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