Very Important Parents Maternity leave is an odd time of my life and I’m sure I’m going to look back on it and marvel at how I was able to spend months at home with my little Jellybean going to classes, for walks, spending some days at home and meeting other mum friends...
I had one hundred percent put off going back to Dublin for two reasons, 1. The money and 2. The flight. When the Jellybean was born I very much had the mentality that everyone could come to me, heck if me having a baby isn’t reason enough to come visit what is? So for… Continue reading Travelling Alone with an Infant
In the past four months I have made more friends than I have in the two years I moved to this city, I wrote all about this in my Making Mum Friends post you can read here. Meeting someone for the first time can be a bit daunting. The conversation can lull and suddenly… Continue reading 10 Questions to Ask New Mum Friends
In 2015 after six years, D and I finally had our first Christmas together and I was all ready to begin our own Christmas Traditions. I bugged him for days about buying a Christmas tree at the start of December, then made him traipse down aisle after aisle looking at decorations, choosing what colour… Continue reading Christmas Eve Traditions
I challenged us, one of everything for the entire weekend. I love nothing more than a challenge, despite my tendency to usually fail at them.
I had my eye on this for months but due to my impending due-date I was cautious not to buy tickets, just in case. Thankfully the little bub decided not to arrive early and on the Saturday we bought tickets for the matinée the following Sunday, in Southampton’s Mayflower Theatre. The tickets are reasonably priced… Continue reading The Addams Family Musical
The Realities of Moving Out/Abroad