Water,mama

It’s late in the day. Your sister has already turned in for the night,dreaming of  visiting far away lands with Shimmer and Shine and adventures with Dora the Explorer. You have little notion of falling asleep,however,and most definitely not without your human teddy bear.

Mini endings?

New years often come with new beginnings. For me, it’s always been a pensive time-a time to focus inward and see what is working in my life and the lives of those closest to me, and what needs to be cast aside. I started this blog as a way of dealing with what I felt was

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The procrastinator’s guide to handing in an assignment

Part of the plan for #Make2015mybitch saw me re-entering third level education as a *cough!* mature student. Yes, I’m back in the University of Limerick as a full time student! Reality, how’d you like dem apples?? Some things have changed drastically in the intervening 12 years since I last skipped out of college clutching a swollen liver in one

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The procrastinator's guide to handing in an assignment

Part of the plan for #Make2015mybitch saw me re-entering third level education as a *cough!* mature student. Yes, I’m back in the University of Limerick as a full time student! Reality, how’d you like dem apples?? Some things have changed drastically in the intervening 12 years since I last skipped out of college clutching a swollen liver in one

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How could I possibly be expected to handle bed on a night like this?

Sleeping and small children. It can be a real minefield. On the one side you have parents exhausted from the day’s working outside and inside the house facing off against tiny time dictators who will let you know exactly how they feel about any impending plans for sleep. I’ve written before about how Mini loves sleep.And how

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