Category: Parenting


Moods of Motherhood: Being your own internal mother

I cannot believe it’s already been four years. That cute little squishy being that was wrapped up tight and squashed within my belly this time four years ago will be four years old in...


Playschool, a week later

I wanted to update you all on how Roz is doing a week later. I want to start by saying thank you to everyone who gave me such good advice last week. It’s nice...


The worst day of my parenting history.

Today, I went to work and worked all day with a big portion of my mind on Roz. Not that I don’t think about her most days, I do, it’s just that today and...


Playschool here we go

Roz started playschool yesterday. Which I’m assuming is the equivalent of the Zambian pre-school, but I’m not entirely sure. It’s strange how I know absolutely nothing at all about the Irish school system and...


Beans, beans, the musical fruit….

…The more you eat, the more you toot. I still remember this song years after I stopped watching cartoons on Nickelodeon with my brother and sisters. Yes, we’ve been eating a lot of beans...

Imagination and the awkward conversations 2

Imagination and the awkward conversations

Last night, after all that rain, for just a moment the sky was clear and a huge glowing three quarter moon shone down. It was beautiful. I didn’t see it at first because I...

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