A week in dinners & a week in bullet points

Office Mum post: photo of kids knitting

I'm a bit nosy, and have been enjoying the "week in dinners" series on Bumbles of Rice lovely food and parenting blog. This week it's payback time - she's asked the rest of us to confess our own "week in dinners", warts and all (that's not actually a nice image) I'm going to cheat. Our childminder ...

So, is the Easter Bunny a thing?

office mum post: Easter Bunny

It's Easter Bunny time again. Or not, as the case may be. I've asked around, as I do every year, confused mammy that I am: Does the Easter Bunny come to your house? And the answers, though varied, usually have a similar theme: We didn't have it when we were kids but my kids seem to have heard about it ...

Endure or Enjoy?

So it's the end of the Easter holidays and parents all over Ireland are breathing a sigh of relief - some because they are at home with their children all year round and it's a little more difficult to keep everyone entertained during school holidays, and some because they're at work and find it a challenge to arrange childcare ...

Switching off

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It's Good Friday, and I haven't thought about work once today - I love that. We took the kids to Powerscourt House and Gardens - well OK, the House followed by an "adventure" exploring the trees and grass verges on the way back to the car, via the garden centre. To be fair, we were willing ...