Review: Our Trip To Dreamland

Review: Our Trip To Dreamland

Our first visit to Shay Kinsella’s Dreamland in Limerick was when my twins were three. We have since returned twice, even getting to meet Santa in the ‘sensory cave’ which was a truly magical experience. On one occasion my eight year old nephew came...
Being Body Positive For Our Kids

Being Body Positive For Our Kids

I have always loved looking back through old photo albums. Holidays from my early childhood days, long forgotten. Day trips taken and ice-creams eaten, my only cares in the world were how many times we could swim in the pool the following day. And as a grown woman, to...
To The People In The Queue

To The People In The Queue

To the lady who came over to us in a restaurant and complimented the twins on how good they were sitting eating their dinner. To the new parents who came across the park to me one summer to tell me they couldn’t wait to be like us and have a little picnic in the sun...
The Night Before

The Night Before

His lips were nibbling my neck. Usually I was quite ticklish there but this was heaven. He grabbed my waist and shoved me against him. All of him. Oh my God, I was going to pass out! The sensation was too much, I was literally a quivering block of jelly in...
The Garden

The Garden

364 days of the year, Paddy Byrnes was a miserable old man. The auld fella who grumbled everywhere he went, who gave out to everyone he encountered and walked around with a permanent growl on his face. The local kids stopped knocking on his door for Halloween years...