Category: Parenting


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...

Whoops! 4


So we’ve been good. and I mean really, really good. But someone is obviously not behaving very well. As we were having dinner this evening, Roz leaned over and said, “Mum, I need to...

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