10 best new Christmas films 2019

If you follow me on Instagram Stories (if you aren’t, do it now) then you will know that I LOVE a cheesy Christmas film. You know the colour by numbers plot ones that are TERRIBLE but equally AMAZING. They just…

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Friendship in your 30s and how to stay connected

Friendship in your 30s is tricky. Your 30s is infamous for being the age where friendships can be lost. I remember having a conversation with my mam where she was telling me how many of the close friendships her and…

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The ultimate guide to surviving when your kids don’t sleep through the night

My children are now nearly 8 and 4.5. Both of them were notorious frequent wakers until they were at least 3. Both started to improve a little around 3 and started to sleep through the night close to 4 –…

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AD: Creating an after school wind down area with IKEA

As regular readers will know, my youngest child Lena has just started primary school and my eldest child just went into juniors. There have been big changes in our house this year. We recently embarked on a hallway makeover project…

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The transition to having both my kids in primary school

A few weeks ago, my youngest Lena (4.5 years old) started primary school. Having already gone through this with my eldest I wasn’t as anxious about it this time around as I was for him (you can read about that…

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